BF·03 Repairing Failed Lintels (Cavity Wall)


Diagram of Method Statement

Method Statement

  1. Take out or cut slots into horizontal mortar joint to specified depth and at required vertical spacings
  2. Vacuum out the slots and thoroughly flush with water
  3. Insert a 10mm (approx) depth bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout into back of the slot
  4. Push Bar Flex reinforcement into the bead of grout to obtain good even coverage
  5. Insert a second 10mm (approx) depth bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout up against existing grout
  6. Push a second piece of Bar Flex reinforcement into the bead of grout to obtain good even coverage
  7. Insert a bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout over the exposed rod and iron into the slot using the finger trowel
  8. Point up or fill the joint and leave ready for any decoration
Guidelines
  1. Depth of slot to be 40 to 55mm
  2. Bar Flex to extend a minimum of 500mm each side of the opening
  3. Where the Bar Flex have to be joined in long runs a minimum of 500mm overlap should be allowed

Materials

Bar Flex (6mm) Water Bond Flex (Mixed)

Tooling

Grinder Pointing Gun Vacuum Finger Trowel

Safety Equipment

Hearing Protection Gloves Eye Protection Dust Mask

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