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What is masonry ladder?

Steel masonry ladder wire or block wire, is embedded in the horizontal mortar joints of masonry (concrete block) walls for reinforcement.

What is ladder wire?

Ladder-shaped wire has perpendicular cross-rods butt welded at 16 inches on center to the longitudinal wires. It’s placed with cross-rods centered directly over the webs of the block (see Figure 1).

What is ladder mesh used for?

Ladder mesh is widely used in the building construction area, normally used in the wall for reinforcement. T shape ladder mesh is also available in our company. Ladder mesh can greatly reduce cracking that can arise from thermal stresses, and even cracks are controlled.

What is masonry joint reinforcement?

Joint ReinforcementJoint reinforcement is installed in horizontal mortar joints of masonry for shrinkage stress control. For joint reinforcement to effectively distribute stress it must be adequately bonded through the mortar so that the masonry and reinforcement act together.

Why is water coming up through my basement floor?

The most common causes of basement leaks is pressure created by water in the soil surrounding the foundation. … During periods of heavy or persistent rain, the soil can become saturated, creating hydrostatic pressure (or water pressure) that can push moisture and water through your basement walls and floor.

Are blocked drains covered by home insurance?

As a homeowner, you are only responsible for the drains within your property boundary. … Because you are responsible for the maintenance of these drains, any collapses or damage caused by neglect or misuse will not be covered by insurance – you’ll have to pay for repairs yourself.

Why do you put salt down your drain at night?

The salt will help break down grease and emulsified fats so that they can be flushed through the pipes more easily by the vinegar and hot water.

How do you know if your outside drain is blocked?

Signs associated with a blocked drain can include:

  1. Unpleasant odours coming from drain. Blocked drains tend to emit foul/ unpleasant odours. …
  2. Slow drainage. If there is a blockage present in the pipe, any water will drain slowly. …
  3. Raised water levels. …
  4. Gurgling sounds.

Who is responsible for blocked sewage pipes?

Sewers and lateral drains connected to the public network used to be the responsibility of the property owner. However, most are now maintained by local water companies. If you have any problems with your sewer or lateral drain, for example if it’s blocked, contact your local water company.