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A information to construction with masonry — cavities, wall ties, procedure and extra

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Building with masonry requires a fair amount of skill, not to mention the knowledge of the systems needed for tying it all together to form a strong structure.

A masonry wall is formed with an inner leaf of concrete blocks and external cladding (facing bricks in this case) to form a cavity. The two leaves are joined together with wall ties. This inner leaf of block work, forms the engineered structure of the house and provides the support to roofs, windows and doors and external cladding. 

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