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Replacing Blown Bricks and How Many can Safely be Removed at a Time?

Postby iainwilko » Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:40 am

Hi all,
I need to replace quite a number of bricks that have blown (started crumbling) and have salt deposits on them.
Want to get this done before i put in a chemical damp proof course, i just wanted to see if anyone has suggestions on how many is safe to take out at any one time. There is a section of around 10 bricks over three courses in the worst affected area.

Many thanks
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:01 pm

4, in a course, I would say, If they are on a corner of the building a maximum of 2
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