What is Concrete?

Concrete Concrete is a material we will all come across at some point in our DIY projects or on construction sites. In general terms we can not jsut use the word “concrete” and think it is all the same, as i will explain, there are many different types and...

Brick sizes

In this page i will try to show you the most common size of bricks today and the importance of having a good knowledge of gauging your brickwork. Getting the mortor joints consistant is one of the most important things you will learn, it is the thing that will make...
Brickwork Bonds

Brickwork Bonds

The strength of the brickwork depends on a good brick bond. By brickwork bond we mean the over-lapping of the bricks, over that last 30-40 years stretcher bond has taken over from flemish bond as the most popular brickwork bond. The reasons are quite varied, but...
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