Repairing cracks


There was substantial subsidence in this property due to its proximity to a railway line. 

Crack with loose placter cut back
Cracks in the wall had to be cut back and loose plaster removed

Detail of opened crack in wall
Serious subsidence. Big gap between the bricks

Cleaning out any loose bits of plaster
Cleaning up any loose bits of plaster

Preparing the brick with water
Spraying water onto the brickwork

Filling the gaps with cement
Filling the gaps with mortar

Cutting plasterboard into a shape that will fill large area
Cutting plasterboard into a shape that will fill large area

Filling remaining gaps in the wall with cement
Filling remaining gaps in the wall with bonding coat

Plastering the wall
Plastering the wall

Walls painted. Job done in the bedroom
Walls painted. Job done in the bedroom