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We have an interior brick wall in our kitchen which we wish to renovate. We need to make sure that the brick is strong enough to be able to hang kitchen cabinetry from, if it can hold the cabinets, we would like the brick to be cleaned and sealed. ThanksRead more
I have one of those odd houses with brick side walls and wood front and back. One of the side walls has some flaky / crumbly pointing, and small sections where it's missing 2-3cm deep. I'd like someone to assess the wall and re-point where it's needed. I genuinely don't know if this is a very small job to fix just the obvious bits that I can see or if it would be worthwhile replacing a large proportion of the wall's pointing. (I don't exactly have an unlimited budget....) The wall...Read more
Window 1 (approx 0.96 x 0.64m) - completely bricked up with insulation and gib installed inside Window 2 (approx 1.36 x 1.17m) - half bricked up with sills, insulation and gib installed inside Will require mobile scaffolding. Trees around the windows will be cleared before work starts.Read more
Summary: We have 1x above door and 2x above window red brick arches that have sagged and are in need of repair/replacement. Details of current state: Best to refer to the photos. The house: ~1914 build. The work: We are open to suggestions on what the repair options are - at least one would be preferred to end up with a look similar to current to match others on that wall. Access etc.: Access for all three is good and standard height working condition.Read more
A small section of blockwork was (for unknown reasons) not completed. This section is about 3 m long and 3 blocks high. It is under the house but access is ok. There is a footing for the blocks. The studs currently go down to the footing, they would need to be cut and the base-plate reinstated on the top of the new blocks. The outer face of the blocks will need to be painted with bitumen or similarRead more
Needing someone with relevant skills to pull out x2 small windows, brick up and re-plaster to match remainder of house/ may need to cut ledge area of concrete at bottom of windows. Would like a quote first. We are in Fairfield, Dunedin. Prefer sooner rather than later.Read more