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    Parapet bricks moved after frost

    Winter but bricks where laid in appropriate weather, frost proof used bricks covered with hessian. Dpc with weeps was done over lintel hight. I've never heard of a mix of 3.5 being used ever also that mix would be to strong for these type of bricks. When I served my time in college stressed...
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    Parapet bricks moved after frost

    The mortar is failing. Mix was 5.1 ratio Cavity was closed of with slate With a coping on top 30mm either side Like above all brick work was signed off by building control before this happened. This is the side that doesn't get any direct sun light, the other side that does get direct sun light...
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    Parapet bricks moved after frost

    The drawings stated bricks to match house not saying to use LBC. However they where the bricks used on the existing house. That's what I'm trying to figure out what caused it. Is it to much water getting through or is it the bricks or a combination of both, I'm just confused in this case water...
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    Parapet bricks moved after frost

    Yes, all has been done correctly. Building control signed off over a year ago. All brick work below lintel in fine, just above lintel height where parapet roof is damaged due to forst, on 2 sides of the build that doesn't get direct sun light. The side that gets the sun is not affected. I have...
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    Parapet bricks moved after frost

    I am a builder who last year completed and orangery with a parapet roof, using LBC bricks as per the spec of plans to match existing house. Customers has complained, Bricks have now moved due to frost damage, a structural engineer has been out and said he has experience that LBC bricks sbouldnt...
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