broken joints

broken joints

Vertical masonry joints which are staggered to provide better bond and added structural strength, no unit being directly above another.
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Any cracks or broken joints that have appeared need to be thoroughly cleaned out and sealed appropriately.
Although broken joints or bones that have been severely damaged aren't likely to respond to treatment, there are some ways you can help reverse osteoporosis.
At our school, bent canes and broken joints are the most common types of cane repairs needed.
A proven internal repair procedure is to bridge broken joints or cracked sections of pipelines with rubber seals that lock onto the inside walls of the pipe with retaining bands allowing the pipe to move without affecting the integrity of the seal.
If the proposed base surface has broken joints or other disruptions, paving is not recommended.
Puckett can also repair loose or broken joints, arms and legs.
Broken joints must be arc-welded (cost: $15 and up), sanded, and wiped down again.
Formadrain Lateral Liner can be used to repair all kinds of damage: collapsed, split, cracked or broken joints; pipes clogged by roots; poorly installed or leaky joints; water infiltration; and any leakage problems resulting from aging, corrosion, wear and tear or accidental breakage.
Broken marriage, broken joints and broken dreams have all taken a heavy toll on the Frenchman, who is remembered for taking a walk on the water side at Barry Burn.