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Brick Repair

Discussion in 'Building' started by Millwright, 24 Mar 2021.

  1. Millwright

    Millwright

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    Hello chaps, I have some brick work to repair on my garage corner.

    Like most are, the corner is a two brick thick pillar, so should I be ok to just chop out the damaged bricks and slip a new one in, packed with slate and mortar? I was going to chop out the bottom left brick and half of the one above.

    Ok to crack on as is or should I really get some strong boys and slip them in with some acros?

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  3. noseall

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    Crack on if that is part of a wall going back beyond the pier.

    Don't put London Rustics back tough.(n)
     
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    Strong boys and acro propos? :eek:

    Just gob it up with mortar. Chop a closer in to the bottom one.
     
  5. Millwright

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    Might have a few rustics knocking about ;) or some engineering bricks.
     
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    @noseall what's wrong with LBC Rustic? I was going to use them for our extension.
     
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    They tend to hold moisture and suffer from spalling with freeze/thaw, especially below DPC. However to match up for an extension above DPC you could use them.
     
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  8. Millwright

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    Yes that's what's happened to them here.
     
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