Air bricks in solid sleeper wall

18 Jun 2021
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United Kingdom
Hi everyone.

Our cellar has a sleeper wall in the middle of it but is not honeycombed. Its quite musty down there and so I want to improve the cross ventilation by adding some air bricks to the sleeper wall. What I want to know is whether it's okay to have an air brick lower down the wall with another one higher up directly above it (approx 5-6 courses higher) or could it pose structural issues?

PS - I don't intend to install the air bricks beneath the sections of wall the the joists directly sit upon.

Any advice would be much appreciated.


Nottingham, England
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