Repointing Brickwork – How to Repoint a Brick Wall

Repointing brickwork is a labour intensive process that most DIYers can do themselves. What’s more, you don’t need many tools and the ones you do need are relatively cheap to buy if you don’t already own them.  The biggest cost for taking the DIY approach to repointing a house or large two storey wall is … Read more

How to Lay Bricks: Bricklaying Tips for Beginners

In this article, we’ll be looking at how to lay bricks. If you’ve never laid bricks before it’s good practice to build a small sample wall first. A four brick course (row), three bricks high is sufficient. The bricks can always be cleaned and reused later. When you are happy with your ‘practice’ wall, you can start … Read more