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Glass block cracking in mortar joints

  • There is insufficient allowance for structural movement around the glass block panel

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  • Wall has inadequate strengthening to withstand the imposed structural loading 

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Glass block crumbling mortar

Glass block stains

  • Alkaline run-off from cement mortar such as an external wall or where the glass block wall is part of a shower

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Cavity brick or concrete block veneer – crumbling mortar

Cavity brick or concrete block veneer – cracks in mortar

  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils, inadequate foundations or tree roots under the foundations, and indicated by cracks in the mortar stepped across the face of the wall

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  • Soil load behind basement wall causing deformation

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Cracks in the mortar and/or bricks

  • No control joints incorporated in wall

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  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils and inadequate foundations and indicated by cracking through the mortar stepped across the face of the wall

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Concrete blockwork – cracks in the mortar and/or blocks

  • No control joints incorporated in wall

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  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils and inadequate foundations and indicated by cracking through the mortar stepped across the face of the wall

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Stone veneer – blocked or missing ventilation slots (top of wall)

Stone veneer – blocked or missing drainage slots (bottom of wall)

Stone veneer – crumbling mortar

Solid stone – crumbling mortar