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Expansion Control Joints

Expansion Joints
Expansion Joint installed with movement ties

To ensure your building is protected from cracking and wall movement Helitec Structural Services can fit expansion control joints using cost effective and non disruptive methods.

We are experts in the installation of movement joints using marine grade stainless still movement ties that maintain the structural integrity of your building.We are leaders in the field of masonry building remediation.fix expansion joints

Several building defects such as thermal expansion and contraction, brick growth, foundation movement etc can be fixed by fitting expansion control joints. In some older buildings movement joints weren’t  created during construction and the effects of movement can be quite noticeable due cracking and bulging.

Once reason for the retro fitting of a expansion control joint is established we can use various methods for the creation of expansion/movement/control joints. Helitec Structural Services are experts at replacing installing masonry wall expansion joints. At Helitec we undertake the right method of installing Movement Joints for your building.

Using the correct location and spacing of movement control joints in buildings as specified in the Australian Standards AS:3700 & AS:4773 as well as The Australian Construction Code 2016 your wall movement problems will be solved.

Expansion Joint
Effect of Brick Growth Cracking

We are the experts in Australia for masonry expansion control  joint installations. We utilise non-disruptive  HELIFIX installation techniques using quality materials and resins.

If the walls in your building-

  • Have movement
  • Are bowed or lean
  • Have falling Parapets
  • Falling floors
  • Have lateral movement between brick courses

Your walls may be failing, and in a worst-case scenario, they may collapse. CONTACT Helitec Structural Services today for your free site inspection.

Helitec Structural Services use proven methods to repair masonry walls. We are Approved Helifix  Installers. Click on the LINK to see how it is done.

Fully licenced and insured, all Helitec Structural Engineers are registered with Engineers Australia.

Our expert team will fix your failing walls


Over the years, our licenced technicians and highly qualified structural engineers have successfully repaired wall cracks, small, medium and large. So don’t worry! Your home is in safe hands.

With our extensive experience, our structural engineers can diagnose the real problem that’s causing your wall cracks in no time. Using the latest techniques and technological innovations, our team will stabilise your walls, and the foundations of your home if needed.

The cracks in your walls will be nicely repaired for a home that’s as aesthetically pleasing as it is safe to live in. We use proven crack stitching techniques to ensure the crack stitching of your walls is completed with minimum disruption.

Our Guarantee:

  • Quick, efficient and professional service.
  • Free inspections.
  • Easy to understand quotations with easy to read building repair reports.
  • Affordable Pricing
  • Minimal disruptions to your enjoyment of your building and comfort of your buildings neighbours.
  • 10-year warranty: if your repaired arches and lintels begin failing, we’ll be back to fix them at no extra cost.

We Use Helifix Repair Systems to Permanently Fix Expansion Joints

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Example of Fixing Movement Joint

“Thanks Jerry, Mark and team. Very happy with the results of my crack stitching brickwork. Great job.  Thanks.”

Geoff, Hunters Hill NSW

Crack Stitching
Masonry Cracks Repairs