Things to do Before Starting Brick Laying

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Brick laying is an important step in building construction. Check out some tips to do before you start brick laying. For more details about brick works visit : http://www.pointingbrickwork.co.uk/brick-repairs

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Things to do before starting brick laying:

Things to do before starting brick laying

Keep your bricks near to the work area:

Keep your bricks near to the work area

Mix the mortar by 4:1 ratio of sand and cement. Then use some gloves when you are mixing the mortar because cement can burn your skin. :

Mix the mortar by 4:1 ratio of sand and cement. Then use some gloves when you are mixing the mortar because cement can burn your skin.

Add a plasticiser to the mortar mix ,this makes the mortar easier to trowel. :

Add a plasticiser to the mortar mix ,this makes the mortar easier to trowel.

Don’t make the mortar too wet as the weight of the bricks will push it out of the seam. :

Don’t make the mortar too wet as the weight of the bricks will push it out of the seam.

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Try to keep your mix level within one hour of work , because if the weather is too hot it gets dried out.

Don’t add water to a mortar mix ,if it becomes too dry to use throw it away and mix again. :

Don’t add water to a mortar mix ,if it becomes too dry to use throw it away and mix again.

Finally keep the mortar in work area and then you can start laying the bricks.:

Finally keep the mortar in work area and then you can start laying the bricks.

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