Postby lloydy b » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:25 pm

i'm going to build a blockwork shed on to a concrete slab,will concrete blocks be too heavy as the slab is only a foot or so deep,so i was thinking thermalite instead,the size is 3.0x2.7...any ideas ?
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Postby stevenc1603 » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:24 am

So long as the base is in good condition I'm sure you could use lightweight blocks without problems, however I am not a structural engineer or builder so others can advise better.
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Postby lloydy b » Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:42 pm

hi and thanks for reply,i have the slab and was now wondering where to put the dpc..underneath the first row of bricks or do i put it along the top of the first course...any ideas?
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