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‘Brickwork Foundation DIY’ Category

How to Fix Loose Paving Slabs and Joints

Posted on: 25th July 2021 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags:

By the end of this guide, you will know How to Fix Loose Paving Slabs and Joints. Our guide covers removal of the old joints and paving slab... (more)

Types of Lintel

Posted on: 21st February 2021 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

Introduction to Lintels You may be wondering what types of lintel are available. But let’s first start with what is lintel is. A lintel is simply a horizontal... (more)

What is a Damp Proof Course (DPC)?

Posted on: 20th February 2021 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

Introduction A Damp Proof Course (DPC) is a protective barrier that helps to keep ground moisture from entering your home.  The ground around your property can become very... (more)

Screeding and Insulating a Garage Floor

Posted on: 19th January 2021 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

This is a guide on Screeding and Insulating a Garage Floor in the UK.  You are probably reading this because you are thinking of turning your garage into... (more)

What is a Cavity Wall

Posted on: 25th December 2020 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , , ,

Cavity wall construction is required for any modern masonry built home in the UK. Such walls are double layered consisting of brick and concrete blocks, with a gap... (more)

Guide to House Foundations

This guide to house foundations explains why house foundations is so important, and how the regulations have changed over the years. House foundations is what provides a structure... (more)

How to Mix up Concrete using a Shovel

Posted on: 2nd May 2020 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , ,

This is a guide on How to Mix Concrete using a Shovel. Concrete consists of three main ingredients. Ballast: Is a mixture of sand and course gravel. Cement:... (more)

How to Build a 4 Inch Garden Wall

Posted on: 2nd May 2020 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , ,

In this article we are going to discuss how to build a 4 inch thick garden wall that is upto 500mm high. This wall should only be used... (more)

How to Mix Concrete using a Cement Mixer

Posted on: 2nd May 2020 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: , , ,

This is a complete guide on How to Mix Concrete using a Cement Mixer. Before we start, it is important you understand the basics about concrete. The concrete... (more)

How to Mix Mortar for Bricklaying

Posted on: 2nd May 2020 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

This guide tells you how to mix mortar for bricklaying to a ratio of 5 parts sand, to 1 part cement. But first it is important to explain... (more)

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