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