Exploring the different areas of construction, one material stands out for its exceptional ability to reinforce and enhance – brick reinforcement mesh. At BS Fixings, we proudly supply this important material, crafted from the finest stainless or galvanised steel. Our mesh, available in diverse widths, is not just a building material but a crucial ally in ensuring the longevity and stability of your masonry projects. If you are unfamiliar with brick reinforcement mesh, don’t worry, as we have written this blog to help you out! Here you will find all the information you need, including its benefits and how it is used, to ensure you make the right decision when going ahead with a purchase.

The Necessity of Masonry Reinforcement

Historically, bricks have been a cornerstone of construction, admired for their strength and durability. However, as engineers and builders have long recognised, individual bricks can lose strength when assembled into larger structures. Reinforcing these structures becomes essential to maintain integrity and longevity.

Brick Reinforcement Mesh: A Modern Solution

Brick reinforcement mesh, typically made from stainless or galvanised steel, is a flat, lattice-like product that lends additional support to brick structures. It’s recommended for use in areas prone to weakness, such as around windows and doors, where it helps prevent cracking and withstand tensile stresses.

Key benefits of using reinforcement mesh:

  1. Durability – by combining the natural compressive strength of masonry with the resilience of steel, brick reinforcement mesh helps structures withstand external forces, such as wind.
  2. Versatility – suitable for both internal and external projects, our stainless steel and galvanised mesh provide maximum protection.
  3. Customisation – the mesh can be easily adapted to different wall widths, ensuring a perfect fit for every project.
  4. Ease of Use – laying the mesh every three courses and ensuring a minimum 25mm cover to external faces, makes the installation process straightforward and efficient.

Whilst brick reinforcement mesh is powerful on its own, it often works best in conjunction with other reinforcement methods. For example, using brick and cavity wall ties alongside mesh can further enhance the stability of the building. Additionally, vertical steel bars are often used in demanding builds, especially in combination with ladders, which allow the bars to pass through their gaps.

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Brick reinforcement mesh from BS Fixings is not just a building material; it's a promise of strength, resilience, and longevity for your structures. Whether you are tackling a small renovation or a large construction project, our mesh is designed to ensure that your edifice stands the test of time. Shop this product today or please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions about our product range!