Hi, I'm going to build a [i]rendered breeze block wall [/i]between the end of the fence and the side of the house to complete the boundary.
At the base of the wall (both sides) there will be a planter built in single breeze block. I will lock the planter walls into the main wall.
Can the main body of the wall be built as a single skin wall, or would it be unsafe?
The wall will be 2m wide and 2m high (from the foundations).
Also, should I tie the wall to the house?
Thanks for any advise offered
Breeze blocks or aerated concrete blocks are not suitable for long term unprotected exterior use - use concrete blocks or bricks. Key the wall into the existing house wall for its full height.
You may need planning permission for a wall over 2m high - depends on the foundation level.
Thanks for responding. Unfortunately you did not answer my question "is a single skin boundary breeze block wall safe". It will be rendered and painted.
I know about the different types of blocks & foundations, I can't seem to find any advise about my problem.
Anyone help with this?