On 28/09/2021 19:19, George Miles wrote:
> Do house extension bricks have to be the same height as existing bricks?
> They are around 82mm high !
> 4 + 1/4 inches
I don't understand that. 4 1/2" is not 82mm.
> New metric bricks are 50mm or 65mm high.
> Are they around 50 pence each new but £1.50 reclaimed?
> How bad would it look if I use cheaper metric bricks
> (with the courses not aligning),
> or inches of mortar ??
It does not look good. Thick joints are not very good either.
> Would I have to pay VAT on the bricks new or secondhand?
Either on the bricks or through the builder.
Poke around on the 'net, or look at (for instance)