Bricklaying Question

Plumbing hole (toilet etc) in brickwork needs large flexible sealant?

We have some drains coming out of the bathroom through a brick wall. We have had these holes filled in between the plastic pipes and brickwork (to seal the hole). However it seems to just come loose or crumble away after a while? How we have a gap again between the pipe and brickwork?! Letting cold and air into the property. Does anyone know why? And what should be used to seal this properly?

Thanks

2 Answers

Best Answer

a competent builder i should think ,if it was brickwork before then re-use the bricks cutting and pointing them round ,what in the world you were using b4 i can only imagine but must have been crap if it keeps falling out ,toilet roll maybe lol diyers tut tut tut

Answered 2nd Mar 2012

substructure

Member since 7 Jun 2008

With pipes coming out externally the brickwork should be shaped to suit and filled around pipes with cement and left with a smooth finish.

Answered 10th Feb 2017

Daniel broughton

Member since 30 Jan 2017

Need help with your project?

We have tradesmen ready to help you. Post a job, read reviews and hire today.

Post a job

Need some help?

Post a job on MyBuilder to find quality, local Bricklayers who can help you with your project.

Search all questions