Advice 1: How to disassemble the brickwork

Sometimes in the process of repair is required to dismantle old brick masonry. Dismantling of masonry can be performed using different tools. Using a jackhammer, you can speed up the process, but in this case, the bricks are often damaged.
How to disassemble the brickwork
You will need
  • - jackhammer with the working part of the blade;
  • or
  • - a crowbar or pickaxe;
  • - chisel;
  • - a hammer or a sledgehammer;
  • - steel wedges;
  • respirator;
  • gloves.
Start dismantling the brickwork from the top of the wall. Turn on and aim the hammer at a horizontal seam masonry. Discard repulsed the bricks to the side or down at the established for these purposes chutes. Disassemble the clutch in horizontal rows.
Use a crowbar or pick, if you don't have a jackhammer, directing the blows of the tool in place of the bond of masonry. Clear the bricks from the solution if necessary immediately, using the pointed end of the pickaxe.
Disassemble the old brickwork with loose attachment of the bricks using a chisel and hammer on the same principle: in horizontal rows starting from the top of the. Putting a chisel to the horizontal seam masonry, just hit it with a hammer. Reviewing a row of bricks, start the other.
Brick masonrymade on a solid cement mortar, disassemble in this way. Score at the top of the masonry (in several places) steel wedges in horizontal seams, and optionally in the vertical. It is more convenient to do it together: one person sets the wedge in the holder, and sends it to the seam of masonry, and the other hits the wedge with a sledgehammer. Then hitting with a crowbar or a hammer in horizontal seams between the pocketed wedges, start to disassemble the clutch, separating the bricks.
If you need to make an opening in the brick bearing wall, do so. Mark the position of the opening. Knock out the top brick with boaster or sledgehammers, and then nearby. Then proceed to the next horizontal rows. In cases where masonry walls are thick, punch the holes first on one side of the wall (half its thickness), and then the other.
Disassemble the masonry of old brick buildings with the use of technology, if you have the opportunity. Hang on the crane arm - the metal or ingot weighing two or three tons and lower for a building with height until it falls apart. Pieces of masonry can be used for different purposes or to break into individual bricks, clearing them from the cement. The integrity of the bricks with this method of disassembly laying low.
If you want to disassemble the stove in an old wooden house, view, and yet operates at her log. In this case it is the supporting structure and its disassembly is necessary to install a temporary spacer. After disassembly required to install permanent struts. It can be a wall of foam blocks, a solid timber.

Advice 2: How to disassemble the stove

If you want to change the heating to a new, gas or electric, or decided to lay down a new stove, the old need to parse. When disassembling the stove you need to consider some points.
How to disassemble the stove
To disassemble the oven very carefully as the inner side of the bricks is black. Soot, it's not ash. She has a fat basis, and to launder it will be difficult.
If disassembled brick you will need it, then remove without tearing.
Begin to disassemble the stove pipe.
First dismantle the pipe on the roof. If the pipe was metal, it need to rock on and off. A brick chimney, you need to dismantle brick by brick. To help yourself you need a hammer. You can pick open a place of a laying trowel.
Dismantling pipe on the roof, go to the attic.
Continue disassembly of the pipe already in the house.
After the pipe is disassembled, the next step is to disassemble in a circle, starting at the top and working down.
Remove it from the oven, the stove, door and grates.
The last stage of disassembly is the analysis of the grounds on which stood the stove.
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