High Rise Cladding Storm Damage Repairs

Vertex Rope Access undertake storm damage remediation works on all types of commercial, industrial, residential and historic buildings. All our repair works are performed by our specialist team of highly experienced IRATA, IPAF and Confined Space qualified technicians.

Storm damage remediation works

A fast response is crucial to storm damage, because it reduces secondary damage and restoration costs. Storms don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do Vertex. Our technicians will respond immediately, day or night, to help business owners and residents.

A cladding system typically refers to panelised non-structural, external surfaces, but the term covers countless different systems, materials and products produced by numerous manufactures and installed in endless different ways.

Water Damage Timeline


  • Water spreads through the property, saturating anything in its path

  • Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery and belongings


  • Plasterboard begins to swell and break down

  • Any metal surfaces can start to tarnish

  • Musty odour begins


  • Mold and mildew can begin to spread and grow

  • Stud walls, windows and doors can swell and warp

  • Paint starts to blister

  • Wood flooring warps and swells

  • Metal start to rust and corrode

  • Possibility of serious bio-hazard contamination


  • Remediation time and cost dramatically increase, structural rebuilding and replacement of contaminated materials may be extensive

  • Mold growth, bio-hazard contamination and structural safety post serious risk to occupants

Borescope Inspection of cavity fire breaks

Invasive inspection to determine construction defects

Invasive inspection to determine construction defects

We also partner with one of the UK’s leading specialist Façade Consultancies, to harness the best engineering support and professional review of survey outcomes.

Please contact us for more information on this.

Our cladding system survey services are supported by our unique UAV division, Vertex Air, who operate market-leading drone technology for high-definition photographic condition surveys, thermographic imaging and 3 dimensional modelling.