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Setting back extension

Discussion in 'Building' started by adwt2004, 12 Feb 2018.

  1. adwt2004

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    Hi I’ve read a lot about setting back an extension wall when your house is imperial and bricks are metric.

    Can anyone explain what this means? Any example pictures?

    I don’t fancy large mortar lines but just wondered if this is a good option in my circumstances.

    Cheers all
     
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    You set the brickwork back half a brick back from the face of the existing and use wall starters instead of toothing in.
    That way you don't have to follow the existing gauge.
     
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    And hide it with a drainpipe if you can.
     
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    Ok thanks for that. Seems a good idea especially with drain pipes.
     
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