POINTS TO SUPERVISE THE BRICK MASONRY WORK.

The following points should be kept in mind during supervision of brick work.
  1. Cleaning the entire floor, before starting the line out of masonry.
  2. Before using bricks, First check its physical properties like shape, dimensions and diagonal etc.
  3. Always laid the bricks having its frog facing upward.
  4. Tancha applied on column where vertical joint of masonry and RCC comes.
  5. The first course of brick should be perfectly in level.
  6. Confirm dimensions & diagonals of room after first layer (line out).
  7. First layer checked with beam top / bottom edge, offset & plumb.
  8. Opening to be provided at first layer for doors & at sill level for windows & A.C. units.
  9. Screening of sand,mortar proportion & soaking of bricks.
  10. Erection of door & window frames with necessary number of holdfast.
  11. Fixing of holdfasts to frames & to R.C.C. Columns if any.
  12. Racking of joints & surface cleaning after completion of day-to-day work.
  13. Thickness of joints not more than 12 mm.
  14. Cleaning of room
  15. Curing for 7 days.

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