Brickwork retaining walls

by B. A. Haseltine

Publisher: Brick Development Association in Windsor

Written in English
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Edition Notes

1st ed. 1977.

Statement[by] B.A. Haseltine, J.N. Tutt; edited by Robert G.D. Brown.
ContributionsTutt, J N., Brown, Robert G D., Brick Development Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13649615M

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A retaining wall’s purpose is to prevent a higher elevation of soil from spilling over or washing away. Brick alone is not adequate for constructing a retaining wall . Retaining Wall Cost. An average brick retaining wall that is 30 feet long and 4 feet high, without any built-in steps or extra reinforcements, is typically around $4,The average homeowner will pay $35 per square foot and spend between $2, and $6, to build a retaining wall.

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The retaining walls in this booklet were Brickwork retaining walls book using the conventional cavity-type walls. This system appears to be the most generally used and most convenient to the designer and the builder.

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Based on our example in Figure A.1, we have the forces due to soil pressure, due to water and surcharge load to consider. Then brick is laid on the outside of the structural block core like a veneer. Because brick is laid only on the exposed parts of the wall, less brick is required than a cavity wall to reduce overall cost.

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It doesn’: The Family Handyman. intended to be retained by a retaining wall. Foundation material The natural soil or rock material under a retaining wall. Infill material The soil material placed behind the retaining wall facing. Often retained soil is used for this purpose.

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Push the mortar in between the brick. Use a pointing tool, such as a pointed trowel to push the brick in between the bricks. You can also push it in with your finger. Pack in more mortar after the first batch of mortar is stiff. Use a wheel rake or jointer to add more mortar.

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