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Brendawyatt 05-02-2009 04:01 PM

brick wall on front of house is leaning
 
hello,
I was hoping someone would have some ideas on fixing a brick wall. We have a 3 or 4 foot wall on the front of ours house and part of it is cracked and leaning out. the wall looks like it may have falling down off its foundation a little, there is about a foot of cement in front of the bottom, it looks like it has fallen a little behind it like part of the foundation gave note: not the house foundation the form for the wall. we went to lowes and the guys idea was to use f26 construction glue and push the wall back - well we tried to push and it was not going to move. we would rather try to fix it, rather than replace it right now with the way the economy is.
anyone have any ideas
thank you
Brenda

Michael Thomas 05-02-2009 04:09 PM

Can you upload a picture to one of the free hosting services and then link to it here?

Allthunbs 05-03-2009 07:53 PM

Flagging this to watch the thread. I have a similar problem but concealment is not an issue.

Allthunbs

hayewe farm 05-03-2009 10:08 PM

It sounds like you have brick veneer siding that was set on an inadequate footer. It may be possible to higher a foundation jacking company to jack it up and stabilize the footer but would probably be cheaper top tear off and redo or tear off and replace with siding.

Blueprintbuilds 12-03-2012 06:28 AM

Brick falling off
 
A picture would help tremendously... But if its real brick, and bowing out, a cheap, temporary fix is installing 3" wide vertical steel plates every 3-6' (depends how bad the wall is). It won't look very good but should hold it in place until your ready to rebuild the wall

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danpik 12-03-2012 07:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Blueprintbuilds (Post 1065313)
A picture would help tremendously... But if its real brick, and bowing out, a cheap, temporary fix is installing 3" wide vertical steel plates every 3-6' (depends how bad the wall is). It won't look very good but should hold it in place until your ready to rebuild the wall

You do realize this is a three year old post...OP is probably no longer watching

beenthere 12-03-2012 07:38 AM

Blueprintbuilds.

Please read our site rules, including advertising rules, ("Participants may not include their company name as part of their username")

thank you.

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