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Wall ties required for a porch?

Postby Elkhound » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:01 pm

Evening all

First post so I'll start by saying hello to everyone!!

I have a question on wall ties, I am due to start building my porch at the weekend, it is only going to be 2mx1m but I am unsure whether to butt the brickwork up to the existing wall or add ties.
Screwfix seem to have a fairly decent cheap solution and for what it costs I am swaying towards these.
Has anyone used a similar device and is it worth my while using them?

Thanks in advance

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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:07 am

yes its best you use them,Use the bluebird screw in ties,you can buy them individually at your local builders merchants.Or a wall starter strip wil do.
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