Hi, We had some work done to our kitchen recently. As part of it, our dishwasher was moved and the old waste pipe which passed through the rear wall became redundant. The units hid this on the inside but I’ve just seen this from the outside and the old hole through the exterior wall has been filled with silicone. This seems a large hole to be filled in such a way to me.... but I’m certainly not an expert at these things! The hole is approx 40mm diameter. The wall is (I think) single brick-cavity-single brick. I can only assume the cavity has not been compromised. The exterior wall is painted white, so the white silicone matches colour but still manages to not blend in. Is this a suitable filling material in this situation?
DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!