Broken brick: poor trademanship?

24 Jul 2021
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Hello. Got a Ring floodlight installed today and the traders have broken the brick on which they installed the mount (not saying anything to me afterwards). I understand you can drill outdoor brick without damaging it. Would this prove to be poor tradesmanship from them? Is the cam secure to the wall now? Any advice on how to proceed would be welcomed. Thanks!


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I tend to go easy without hammer action drilling bricks although I have bust 100 year old bricks that just shattered. Maybe that brick had flaw?

Can't see what damage has been done?
Replacing brick is an easy job. I normally cover the new brick and surrounding bricks with duck tape. Stick in. Point up.
Remove tape which has kept brick faces clean

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