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Postby alidonald » Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:03 pm

ok lets try again, the wall the conservatory is going on to is not level,
at one bit theirs a 2" of differance due to a water run off.
how do you recomend leveling this?
and making good?

many thanks

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Postby thedoctor » Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:40 am

Sorry we do not understand this post. What is Harrold and perhaps you mean a U like shape for running water off. Could you re-post and explain it again.
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Postby thedoctor » Thu Apr 19, 2007 8:57 am

You can really level 2 inches of fall in a wall especially as it must start very much thinner somewhere, ie run from 0 to 2 inches. This means that any infill would not be a standard depth and be likely to crack. For a good job we suggest taking off a few courses of the wall and rebuilding but keeping it level this time. Its ok to icrease the width of the joints as you go along the wall to pick one end up but dont overdo it. You need to take off a minimum of 5 courses increasing the bed joint by 10mm each time to pick up to 50mm at the end.
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