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Understanding Internal Partition Walls

| April 9, 2015
Understanding Internal Partition Walls

When you are planning DIY jobs which involve altering or fixing to internal partition walls, it is important to understand their construction. The type of internal partition wall you will find in your house is largely influenced by the age of the house, but also things like whether the house has been renovated or altered […]

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How to Build a Brick Barbecue

| April 9, 2015
How to Build a Brick Barbecue

Learn how to build a stylish brick barbecue that includes cooking, serving and storage areas. The build is easier than it may sound and should be achievable in a day or less. Although it may be initially more expensive than buying a steel barbecue, a brick barbecue will last for many years with little maintenance […]

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Building a Wall

| April 9, 2015
Building a Wall

Building a wall is a fairly easy task, building a wall well is a lot tougher. Bricklaying is a job that can only be mastered by practice. Building the odd wall here and there does not make you a bricklayer.

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Building a Brick Pier

| August 11, 2014
Building a Brick Pier

Building a pier into a wall not only looks good, but it also adds to the structural strength of the wall as a whole, particularly on Half Brick Walls (walls which are only one brick thick).

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Guide to Wall Construction

| February 21, 2013
Guide to Wall Construction

A complete guide to the many different types of wall construction you may encounter in your house.

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Blocking Up Doorways in Brick Walls

| February 21, 2013
Blocking Up Doorways in Brick Walls

When blocking up a doorway or entryway in a brick wall, it is important to make sure that the new section is tied into the existing wall. This can be done in a variety of ways, as we will show here.

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