BF·02 Repairing Failed Lintels (Solid Wall)


Diagram of Method Statement

Method Statement

  1. Rake out or cut slots into horizontal mortar joints[a][b][c]
  2. Vacuum out the slots and thoroughly flush with water
  3. Using the Bond Flex gun kit, insert a 10 mm depth bead of Bond Flex into back of the slot
  4. Using the finger trowel, push Bar Flex into the bead of grout ensuring good even coverage
  5. Repeat steps 3-4 with a second bead of Bond Flex and second Bar Flex
  6. Insert a final bead of Bond Flex over the exposed Bar Flex and iron into the slot using a finger trowel.
  7. Point up or fill the joint and leave ready for any decoration.
Guidelines
  1. Depth of slot is between 55 and 70 mm
  2. Bar Flex to extend a minimum of 500 mm each side of the opening
  3. Where Bar Flex is joined for long runs, a minimum of 500 mm 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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