The joints between bricks in brick masonry are very important from aesthetic as well as structural point of view; because these joints are mostly remained rough and are a basic source through which the moisture penetrates from bottom to top ...

Stone Masonry and Block masonry are one of the most common types of masonry structures and often confusion prevails between two as which one is better. So today in this post I am going to explain the comparison between stone ...

Bond is the arrangement of bricks or stones in each course, so as to ensure the greatest possible interlocking and to avoid the continuity of vertical joints in two successive courses, both on the face and in the body of ...

When bricks are laid in mortar in a proper systematic manner, they form a homogeneous mass, which can withstand forces without disintegration. This mass of the structure, so made by the use of bricks is called “Brick Masonry” or simply ...

In Building Construction the Brick masonry construction is a time-taking job, especially when the walls are load bearing. The finishing work in Building Construction is comparatively more time-consuming then the construction of the skeletal structure. Scientists have recently developed an ...

Bricks being the cheapest and long lasting are the most widely used construction material on the planet. Bricks made up of clay are heat resistant that not only protect the inner environmental from harsh weathers but also provide sufficient strength ...