Depending on what is making the wall bow in the first place, then it really
depends. If you fix anything to the wall you could make the whole thing
worse if the method is wrong.
A wall with a belly in the middle will more than likely be caused by the
joints losing mortar and slipping over one another. A wall that is tilting
over at the top has more than likely got to much weight on top of it or is
being pushed by some other structure.
To fix it properly is to pull it down and rebuild, and the only way to
prevent any further distortion is to build angled buttresses against the bad
bits. The buttresses would have to be checked for angle and strength
depending on what is causing the wall to bow.
More info' needed NT.
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thanks B.W.. I dont like the sound of that much. I'm not clear what
info is needed tho. This is whats happening:
inside \\ outside face
Obviously thats a wild exaggeration, ascii art doesnt cater for small
Its been suggested that it might be due to the joists not being
attached to the walls, and that if it progresses any, the joists would
need to be pinned to the walls with steel studs and resin.
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