installing a lintel


Postby alerick » Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:48 am

hi can anyone help ? i am building a new bick front porch consisting of one skin brick and inner skin block as a DIYer i am unsure how to install a lintel !

Do i need one for the window which will have a load of bricks and the roof on top of them.

Do i need to install a lintel above the new door frame too ?

the window and door will be in u.p.v.c.

many thanks stuart manchester :D
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Postby thedoctor » Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:39 am

If the door or window frame has any load on tiop of it it needs a lentel. See our project on cavities and lintels.
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Postby alerick » Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:59 pm

Thanks !
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