Checklist of Brickwork for Execution work

If you are working in a project of building in this construction industry. Then it is very important to execute all the things precisely without any mistake, so in this blog we are going to tell you about checklist for brickwork so that after reading this blog, you can easily execute any type of brickwork on your construction site.

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Who should practice this checklist for Brickwork execution?

  •  Anyone wishing to sharpen their Basic Knowledge.
  •  Anyone preparing to work in Building Construction.
  •  Anyone who wants to do effective work on site.
  •  Anyone who wants to work according to Central public work department by following their norms.

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Important Points of Checklist for Brickwork related to Building Construction

PRE-EXECUTION CHECKS

  • Name, Date and Number of the Drawing.
  • Are the latest "Good for Construction" drawings available? 
  • Are the required number of bricks available?

SURFACE PREPARATION

  • Has the hacking at contact surfaces of column & beam been done? 
  • Has cement slurry been applied over the hacked surface? 
  •  Have aluminum/steel templates used for door/window openings? 
  •  Are the required tools available? 
  •  Cement - is it of the approved grade and less than 1 month old? 
  •  Sand - is it medium gritty, clean and silt-free (less than 5%)?

CHECKS DURING EXECUTION

  • Is the brickwork checked in vertical and horizontal directions? 
  • Is brick soaked in water to just penetrate the whole depth of the bricks?
  • Is the mortar in proportion 1:5 on MS sheet using farma box ? 
  • Has the thickness for joints been checked? 
  • Has raking and pointing of joints been done? 
  • Is the RCC band for 100mm walls done? 
  • Has Hopping provided at each 3 layer in 100mm wall 
  • Has the procedure of not constructing more than 1.2 meter a day been followed?

POST-EXECUTION CHECKS

  • Has the curing of brick work done for at least 7 days? 
  • Has care been taken of not entertaining excessive chasing? 
  • Has a nail been driven to test the strength of joint after 7 days of curing?