Let’s test your knowledge of installing cavity wall ties.

Can you Spot the Defect in this picture?

Are you ready to see if you got the answers right?

Here’s what you should have spotted:

  1. The wall ties fall backwards to the internal leaf which would mean water would be able to track across the cavity.

For more information on how to install cavity wall ties correctly why not take a look at the following article “How to use cavity wall ties correctly to meet building regulations every time.”

If you are installing remedial wall ties you might want to check out our article on “How to succeed when installing remedial wall ties.”

By Anna Symington

Please Note: Every care was taken to ensure the information in this article was correct at the time of publication. Any written guidance provided does not replace the reader’s professional judgement and any construction project should comply with the relevant Building Regulations or applicable technical standards. However, for the most up to date LABC Warranty technical guidance please refer to your Risk Management Surveyor and the latest version of the LABC Warranty technical manual.

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