Pointing is done on joints of a wall to protect it from penetration of rain water or moisture. GharExpert provides details explaining why pointing is required, precautions for pointing, Pointing inspection checklists, Tips for Pointing,etc.
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Cement Plastering
Why should cement pointing be done on walls?
According to the drawing , in elevation the outer face shown with out plaster & brick face finishing is required by the architect then pointing is done on joints to protect the wall from penetration of rain water or moisture.
Which are various types of pointing according to designs?
Flush Pointing,Deep Variety ( Weathered and Struck ) Pointing,Raised Pointing
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Which are various types of pointing according to materials?
Cement pointing:In this pointing cement sand mortar is used and the ratio of cement sand mortar is 1:2 and in rare case the ratio may be 1:3.
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What precautions should be taken against discontinuity/cracks ?
In construction work according to the designs/drawings there is change in the base of plaster
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