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Restoration of BONDI BEACH Apartments

Helitec were called in to save and restore BONDI BEACH Apartments and breath new life into this deteriorating building beside the famous golden sands of BONDI BEACH. The building had extensive faults from the effects of salt and weather. The … Read more

Restoration

Historical Lower Fort Street Restorations

Lower Fort Street in many ways is the most representative of “Old Sydney”. Trinity Church (formally Garrison Church) and The Hero Of Waterloo Hotel (originally The Young Princess) are located at the southern end of this historic street. The famous … Read more

Function of brick ties

Function of Wall Ties in Brick Buildings

Wall ties function is a critical component in modern masonry wall construction. They are designed to distribute and transfer loads (wind, seismic, impact and other) from the external skin or veneer to the internal walls or structural support system of … Read more

Repointing Brick Walls

Apartment Restoration At Bondi Beach

Helitec Structural Services have completed another apartment restoration at Bondi Beach. Although enjoyment of the surf, sun and sand at Bondi are ageless pastimes the effects of weathering, salt and corrosion can cause masonry building to become structurally unsound. TERAN … Read more

Heritage repairs to terrace in Newtown

Heritage Repairs to Terrace in Newtown

This beautiful heritage terrace in Newtown had experienced extensive internal and external wall cracking. Tree roots had infiltrated under the stone wall footings causing extensive damage. Helitec were called in to find a permanent solution to repairing the terrace that … Read more

Micro Piles

Underpinning with Micro Piles

Helitec Structural Services are experts at stabilising buildings that have sinking foundations, unstable soils, leaning or un level or have cracked walls. One of our popular methods is by using Helifix Dixie Micro Piles. Underpinning with micro piles take away … Read more

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Cracked Wall Repair

Helitec can permanently fix cracking walls. We are Helifix approved repairs so you can have peace of mind knowing your wall will be permanently repaired with tested and proven repair methods. We only use Helifix approved products with the highest … Read more

heritage & historical restorations

Heritage Repairs and Maintenance

Undertaking minor heritage repairs and maintenance can prevent a buildings defects becoming major rectification works and costing more in repairs. Whether your building is a high-density residential or commercial tower block, a warehouse or a free dwelling home there are … Read more

Stone Wall Repairs

Stone Wall Repairs – Historic Hillview

Helitec was called upon to undertake stone wall repairs at Turramurra. Turramurra is an  Aboriginal word which is thought to mean either high hill, big hill, high place, or small watercourse. The Aboriginal reference of high hill covered the range from Pymble to Turramurra The Hillview estate is … Read more

Dixie micro piles

Dixie Micro Piles

Helitec Structural Services are approved installers of Helifix systems including Dixie Micro Piles. Dixie Micro Piles is an efficient, economical and non-disruptive method of foundation stabilisation. Installing Micro Piles is the latest technology to permanently fix foundation movement and subsidence. … Read more

Restoring Architectural Heritage

This renowned building needed extensive remedial works from the effects of corrosion. Helitec successfully repaired extensive corrosion in this architectural heritage building that was designed by the architect John Athelstan Victor Nisbet. Completed in 1937, the design was directly inspired … Read more

Wall crack repair

Cracked Wall Repair

This Double Bay home had extensive internal and external wall cracking. Helifix stainless steel Helibars were installed during the cracked wall repair using a cementious grout. Where needed Resities added stability to cavity walls fixed with resins. Helifix Resities Helitec … Read more

Covid-19 safety plan

Covid-19 Safety Plan

At Helitec we take our Health, Safety and Environment responsibilities seriously. We have added to our Safe Work Method Statement for each site our Covid-19 safety plan. Our plan follows the latest NSW Government advice and public health orders. We … Read more

pre-war bungalow repairs

Pre-War Bungalow Repairs

Helitec Structural Services have successfully completed many pre-war bungalow repairs in NSW. There are common problems with pre-war bungalows that have a long boundary wall adjacent to an internal hallway. Often the separation of the walls from the building substructures … Read more

conservation repairs

Conservation at Croydon

Croydon Public School is a public, co-educational, primary school located in Croydon a suburb of Sydney that required conservation of its original administration building. Established in February 1884, Croydon is historically important as one of the first schools built after the Public … Read more

Brickie's sand

What’s wrong with brickie’s sand?

What’s wrong with brickie’s sand? Simple shake test surveys of common “brickie’s sands” show that almost all typically exceed (some by up to three times) the maximum (10%) clay content permitted by Australian Standards (AS4773.2, Section 3.2.3) for use in … Read more

failed arch repair

Failed Arch Repair in Casula

Helitec were called in to repair and strengthen a failed arch on a brick home in Casula A large crack appearing on the main front wall of a well constructed and maintained family home in the Sydney suburb of Casula, was a … Read more