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The typical composition of a brick fence consists of: pillars, foundations, plinths and bays, which are mostly made of wood or wrought metal. Then there are gates and wickets. The choice of building materials is a matter of personal preference. Before investors is a wide range of manufacturers. We can decide to traditional brick, which is then otynkujemy, it can also be decorative stone or clinker .

 In the case of construction of a full wall, excavation should be increased up to 120 cm, ie. To the level of frost penetration.
To complete the foundation recommended to use the concrete class minimum C16 / 20, you can prepare yourself for such construction.
 Cement Lafarge brand expert. With the right composition of minerals using cement Expert reduces the risk of shrinkage cracks, voids or cancers, and also reduces the time to acquire 100% of the strength of concrete.
The foundation should be reinforced, but it does not have to be continuous footings. The contractor must obtain while in the formwork, because it is desirable that the foundation protrude at least 10 cm above the surface. If the fence is little you can do it yourself, but in the case of significant length and height of the wall, use a professional formwork. During concreting, you have to remember that they should be carefully filled in by concrete mix. The finished structure shall be covered with a protective film from drying out, and then moisten with water for a minimum of 7 days.
Posts and bases 
In contrast to the foundations, in the case of reinforcement bars it is necessary. This is the main carrier element spans the fence. They should be combined in a spaced apart dwudziestocentymetrowych stirrups having a diameter of 3 to 4 mm.
If you are using clinker brick wall can be built with full joint, that is, at once forming the joint. You can also leave incomplete weld to fill them after completion of the work. To this end, we reach for specialist trowel called "spoinówką." Joint width should be between 8 and 16 mm.
Preparation grout requires the use of special mortars. Carefully follow the instructions given on the package, because even a slight change in the selection ratio may receive a color other than expected. It is important that the mortar completely filled the space between the bricks. Let us remember that the fence pointing clinker is nothing like laying of ceramic tiles in the first complement the joint horizontal and vertical later. The works should start at the top, heading down the facade.
You should know that the construction of fencing clinker requires special care, so any dirt must be removed immediately, because it is difficult to get rid of them later.
Putting bars, remember that in this phase of work to install the attachment, which at the end of the construction will be set span. Newly fortified bars during the hardening of the mortar wrapped in foil to prevent excessive penetration of rain water.
The last element of this type of brick fences are the caps that protect the top posts from snow and rain. The market is full of many kinds of these elements - prefabricated ceramic or concrete, shingles, tiles or fittings fence. They should be arranged and combined with great care, because in case of any error, the water will damage them in the first place. The last stage of putting up fences is to equip it in the span. The choice of the type of bays depends largely on the nature of the environment. We can choose to elements of PVC, wood or steel. In the case of the latter two, just visit a carpenter or blacksmith to form their final appearance to your liking.

 

 

 

 

The fence built of clinker brick is one of the most popular and most sustainable ways to cordon off their property. By opting for this type of construction, let us remember that on the basis of a sandy foundation puts at a depth of 60 cm. In the case of construction of a full wall, excavation should stonemasons Edinburgh be increased up to 120 cm, ie. To the level of frost penetration. To complete the foundation recommended to use the concrete class minimum C16 / 20, you can prepare yourself for such construction. Cement Lafarge brand expert. With the right composition of minerals using cement Expert reduces the risk of shrinkage cracks, voids or cancers, and also reduces the time to acquire 100% of the strength of concrete. The foundation should be reinforced, but it does not have to be continuous footings. The contractor must obtain while in the formwork, because it is desirable that the foundation protrude at least 10 cm above the surface. If the fence is little you can do it yourself, but in the case of significant length and height of the wall, use a professional formwork.

 

During concreting, you have to remember that they should be carefully filled in by concrete mix. The finished structure shall be covered with a protective film from drying out, and then moisten with water for a minimum of 7 days.

 

 

Posts and bases 
In contrast to the foundations, in the case of reinforcement bars it is necessary. This is the main carrier element spans the fence. They should be combined in a spaced apart dwudziestocentymetrowych stirrups having a diameter of 3 to 4 mm.