Brick Masonry Construction Tips 1. Good brick masonry should utilize bricks which are sound, hard, well burnt and tough with uniform colour shape and size. 2. The bricks should be compact, homogeneous, free from holes, cracks, flaws, air-bubbles and stone lumps. These bricks should be properly soaked in water for at least two hours before(…)
A Clay brick, which was the primary wall material, is now being replaced by FLY ASH BRICKS, which are hi-tech well-improved quality products. They are competitive in comparison to the conventional clay bricks and provide enormous indirect benefits. The country can gain a lot by gainful utilization of fly ash bricks resulting in conservation of(…)
All the bricks to use in construction are soaked well in water so that they don’t absorb water from the mortar. Mortar is spread on the top of the foundation course over an area to be covered by the edges of the wall. The corner of the wall is constructed first. The excess mortar from the sides will squeeze out, which is cleaned off with trowel. The level and the alignment are checked.