DIY Doctor

What's happening to my bricks?

Postby Boltonlass » Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:58 pm

The bricks under my patio door look to be crumbling and I can see something in one of them! Can anyone advise what's happening, why and how I can fix this?
Attachments
Screenshot_20210422-165014_Gallery~2.jpg
Boltonlass
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:37 pm


Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:46 pm

Hi boltonlass
The most likely cause of the bricks breaking up is frost action on the ones below DPC level. There is little you can do about this given the proximity of the sill and the decking. You could have this strip rendered and accept it will need replacing every few years.
Regards S
stoneyboy
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 4463
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:44 pm



Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • 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!


 
  • Related Topics