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    Replacing concrete fence posts near brick wall


    The start of the run of a garden fence starts just a foot alongside my brick wall
    If I replace the list should I have a membrane between the wall and the post so that the postcrete doesn’t bind with the wall below ground ?

    Asked by Barry on 18th Sep 2020
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    "You don’t need membrane ,,,,, with the running up against existing wall you buy brick expansion it’s a10mm thickness of foam so not touching existing wall ,,,,,(brick expansion)...."

    Answered on 4th Feb 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Rm lisseman ltd

    "You could do that, it’s nothing major as if the post needed replacing before the wall a decent company would remove without any issues"

    Answered on 24th Sep 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

    "Yes I would certainly tank membrane up the wall so that water doesn't sit on the postcrete under ground and seep through the brickwork. I hope I answered your question."

    Answered on 18th Sep 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report

    "No I wouldn't say that it is necessary but for piece of mind it wouldn't cause any harm to put some membrane down ."

    Answered on 18th Sep 2020 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
    J A Brickwork

    "Adding a membrane is a good idea should anyone in the future want to remove either the wall footing or postcrete. It means that one will not disturb the other if removed."

    Answered on 19th Sep 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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