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by markbrick
Mon Jul 17, 2023 10:47 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Tanking/Water Proofing Exterior of Retaining Wall
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Tanking/Water Proofing Exterior of Retaining Wall

Thank you stoneyboy. What you have advised is what I am going to do.
by markbrick
Fri Jul 14, 2023 3:30 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Tanking/Water Proofing Exterior of Retaining Wall
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Tanking/Water Proofing Exterior of Retaining Wall

I live down hill from my neighbour and the there is a retaining wall between our two properties that is about 6 foot high. It is brick built and 9" wide. It is about 25 foot long. There are four drainage/weep holes positioned along the wall approx. 2 foot from the bottom. When it rains heavy so...
by markbrick
Wed Apr 13, 2022 11:07 pm
Forum: Fillers, Sealants and Adhesives Forum
Topic: Concrete Sectional Garage Reseal
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

Concrete Sectional Garage Reseal

Hi all. Hi I have a concrete Sectional garage that is approx 15 years old. The outside sectional joints need resealing as a couple are letting in water. The flexible sealant has gone brittle and can now be easily picked off. Can anyone advise what sealant I should use please.
by markbrick
Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:57 am
Forum: Decorating Forum
Topic: Painting over Pale Yellow Wall
Replies: 1
Views: 1095

Painting over Pale Yellow Wall

I currently have pale yellow walls in my hall, stairs and landing and I am going to change this to a really pale blue. Will I need to prime the walls first or paint them white or will 2-3 coats of the pale blue cover the yellow? I have read elsewhere that yellow can sometimes turn blue over the slig...
by markbrick
Tue Mar 29, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Fixing to Walls Issues and Problems Forum
Topic: Composite Splashback in Kitchen
Replies: 0
Views: 1254

Composite Splashback in Kitchen

Hi all, I am thinking of going over my tired looking tiles in the kitchen with a composite splashback - see link below. Are these any good and being only 3mm would the adhesive I fix them to the wall with show through? I would use a stainless steel splashback behind the hob. https://www.screwfix.com...
by markbrick
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Retaining Wall in Lean To Extension
Replies: 1
Views: 2051

Retaining Wall in Lean To Extension

Hi all. I have a lean to on the side of my house that was there when I moved in almost 10 years ago. It is 5m long by 1.5m wide. It has a polycarbonate roof and the one side wall is my house and the other side wall is a 5 foot high brick built retaining wall the other side of which is my neighbours ...
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