Crack Repair – Masonry Walls
The Brickfix Crack Stitching System offers a fast and cost-effective solution for crack repair in masonry walls.
It should be noted that this method of crack repair can only stabilise the symptoms of cracked masonry walls. It will not cure the cause of the crack (e.g. subsidence). For this reason it is recommended that a structural engineer is consulted before undertaking crack repairs.
- CE marked helical bar and grout
- Eliminates need to rebuild a wall
- Non-disruptive repair method
Typical Crack Repair Method
The diagrams below show how a crack in a masonry wall can typically be repaired using the Brickfix Crack Stitching System.
Step 1Using suitable chasing equipment cut horizontal slots into masonry to the required width, depth, and length.
Step 2Slots should be cut 500 mm either side of any opening or crack. See technical datasheet for details.
Step 3Clean out slots thoroughly with clean water.
Step 4Mix grout according to instructions.
Step 5Attach nozzle and prepare grout applicator gun.
Step 6Fill applicator gun with Brickfix grout.
Step 7Apply continuous bead of BrickFix CE1 Grout to slot using applicator gun.
Step 8Insert length of 6 mm BrickFix helical crack stitching bar and push into grout.
Step 9Apply a further bead of Brickfix grout on top of the crack stitching bar. Allow enough room in the slot for subsequent repointing.
Step 10Repoint using matching mortar.
Masonry Crack Repair Contractors
If you would like a quote from a masonry repair company in your area, please call our technical department on 01403 210204 or visit our technical support page.