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Blocks to DPC

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The blockwork should be as accurate here as when above the DPC - otherwise the blockwork above DPC will not be accurate - it figures.

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

The outer leaf is left one block down from the DPC level and the cavity filled with a weak concrete mix to that level. Bitumonous paint will be applied before the blockwork is taken above DPC - this is further described at Block work to joist level

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC





The photo to the left shows the preparation below slab to support chimney breast - a lot of blocks laid flat.

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

The outer leaf is left one block down from the DPC level and the cavity filled with a weak concrete mix to that level. Bitumonous paint will be applied before the blockwork is taken above DPC - this is further described at Block work to joist level

Picture of blockwork to DPC

Picture of blockwork to DPC

The photo above shows the preparation below slab to support chimney breast - a lot of blocks laid flat.
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