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by mataus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Replacing Single Brick Skin Wall With Breeze Block Wall
Replies: 0
Views: 3140

Replacing Single Brick Skin Wall With Breeze Block Wall

I want to replace a single brick wall which holds up the roof to my utility. The wall is non external, as next doors extension runs the length of the current wall. I’m not sure of the age of the current wall (house is 1930s), but I want to raise the roof by 2ft (so matches the flat roof of my garage...
by mataus
Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Damaged internal brickwork around window frame and how to repair gaps
Replies: 3
Views: 9542

Re: Damaged internal brickwork around window frame and how to repair gaps

forgot to add this picture. Shows a gap at the sill around a brick deep and is the same both side of the wall/frame.
by mataus
Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Re-skim a Newly Skimmed Wall that Needs a bit of Touching up
Replies: 2
Views: 3633

Re: Re-skim a Newly Skimmed Wall that Needs a bit of Touching up

Thanks for the advice, it worked out great.
by mataus
Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Damaged internal brickwork around window frame and how to repair gaps
Replies: 3
Views: 9542

Damaged internal brickwork around window frame and how to repair gaps

Hi, I've started refurbishing a rear bedroom of my house that I purchased a year ago. I've removed loose plaster around a bay window frame, but loose bricks and chunks of mortar fell out from the side of the frame. I'm not planning on replacing the windows until next year, but I need to find the bes...
by mataus
Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Plastering and Dry Lining Forum
Topic: Re-skim a Newly Skimmed Wall that Needs a bit of Touching up
Replies: 2
Views: 3633

Re-skim a Newly Skimmed Wall that Needs a bit of Touching up

Hi all, this is my first post, so hope someone can advise me. I have never plastered before, but I always like to try something first before knowing whether to give up. I have plaster boarded all walls and ceiling in a bedroom (all old plaster and ceiling removed) and had my first attempt at skimmin...
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