Re: Gap between Window frame and brickwork2
Mar 04, 2014 5:31 pm
ShirleyMei, do you have any pictures of how big the gap is? I think there might need to be a gap for expansion. I know in our last rental the window pane in the bedroom cracked from one side to the other and I blamed my son for hitting it with a football but the glazier said the builder had not left any expansion room for the window frame.
Re: Gap between Window frame and brickwork3
Mar 04, 2014 5:35 pm
It could well be an articulation joint. This allows both expansion and some flexing of the slab.
Where articulation joints are next to a door or window a gap of 10 mm must be left between the edge of the frame and the brickwork.
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Mar 06, 2014 6:46 am
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