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Garden wall removal

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by David 89, 4 Sep 2019.

  1. David 89

    David 89

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    Hell everyone, I was wondering if there was anyone who could point me in the right direction with the job I'm planning.

    I've just bought my first home and the wall at the front of the property needs to be taken out and replaced with a gate to provide access for my motorbike.
    Its single skin breeze block, would I be best off getting an angle grinder and cutting down on either side then tapping out the blocks or would a different tool/technique serve me better?

    Thanks in advance,
    Dave
     
  2. HERTS P&D

    HERTS P&D

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    Post a picture of the front wall/garden.

    Also how do you get to your front door?

    Andy
     
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  3. Burnerman

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    Definitely cut rather than just bash it down - everything would come loose!
    A hired Stihl saw or similar would be easier, and when you get to the bottom where the round disc cant reach, consider chain drilling to minimise damage.
    John :)
     
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  4. conny

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    Don't forget when you cut the opening to allow for your gateposts.
    Knew a 'fairly competent' guy once who moved an internal door in his house. Knocked the hole through, fitted the new frame, had the plaster repaired around the edges, fitted the architrave and then went to hang the door. Couldn't understand why the door was too wide because he had removed the original door from it's hinges and then held this exact door against the wall and pencilled around it to get the right size opening!
    Needless to say, his wife wasn't best pleased when he had to redo it! LOL
     
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