Brick work moving above damp proof course

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  1. Melinda_1

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    We have a builder who has added a damp proof course and then added bricks on top. Should the bricks above be fixed in place or be able to move? At present the whole wall moves at the slightest touch above the damp proof course. It is not complete, but we don't feel this is right. We are talking to them about the poor brick work, but not sure if this is also an issue. Thanks IMG_20210626_124454.jpg
     
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  3. noseall

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    This has GOT to be a pi$$ take, surely?
     
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    I've seen this work before, a bloke called Stevland Judkins, may also use the name Stevland Morris.
     
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    That is not brickwork. It's some random pile of bricks that happens to have mortar trapped between.
     
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    Stop work immediately and do not allow the miscreant back.
     
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    Thanks all. That was what we were thinking. We'll have to halt the work on Monday. Thanks ever so much for your time.
     
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    And remove the bricks while the mortar is still soft.
     
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    I'd pull it over, in case of a kid walking by and sneezing on it.
     
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    Think he needs a new bubble in his spirit level.
     
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    It needs to stay where it is for now.
     
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    It would be silly to destroy the evidence.
     
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    I think photo evidence is sufficient.
    But Melinda can do what she thinks is best.
    I know what I'd do.
     
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    That is terrible, that is not 'brick work'....
     
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    What is wrong with someone who would do that - and then leave it there?
     
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    Correct.
     
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