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Installing airbrick in Victorian solid wall

Discussion in 'Building' started by Guitarguy, 25 Oct 2018.

  1. Guitarguy

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    In the process of renovating the lounge of mums Victorian end terrace. Floor is up as was mostly rotten or had woodworm damage. Original sill plates on the sleeper walls had rotted due to no dpc under them and poor ventilation as the air bricks were all blocked.

    Question I have is, there are two air bricks in the solid wall which is external, there is no hole through all the way to the inside on one of the bricks, the hole only goes halfway through from the outside and I can get my hand in a gap but that’s it. How would I go about Making a hole all the way though to improve ventilation without causing damage to the scabby old wall?. The wall is brick and flint 9” solid with no DPC
     
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    By stitch drilling with an sds drill and long length bits, this way you can drill from the outside in.

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    Hammer and chisel
     
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