For this report Take photos of the WORST examples for each category
It is always preferable to advise the bricklayers of the things you’ll be looking for before he starts...
Are cavities clear of mortar
(Take min 4 photos)
DO NOT PAY INVOICE
Have them clean them out thoroughly..
Ask construction manager if your not sure...
If not done properly it will cost thousands to do after the fact
Is there any mortar discolouration (take min 2 photos)
If mortar colour treatment is required, hold $2500 from final invoice.
Are perps and beds consistent in size...(NOTHING can exceed 15 mm incl internal corners) (take min 2 photos of worst AJ )
Hold either 1/4 or 1/2 of bricky invoice depending on severity
Pull it down and re do brick work
In extreme cases Offer client render to that area deduct from brickys bill (DO NOT USE THIS BRICKY AGAIN..
Ask Accounts to hold all payments due to sub standard workmanship)
Are AJ’s NEAT (10mm) and clear of mortar in particular in the Entry and casual living...
Have them cleaned out before payment
Are AJ’s in the right locations to plan and continuous
Have the bricky make them continuous also Ensure spacing does not exceed 5 mtrs
Are weep holes clear and not too large
Have weep holes cleaned out without puncturing plastic before payment
Are mortar lines parallel to facia and gutter and Eaves
Determine what is not level Brickwork or Facia and fix it
Has the House and Garage slab been cleaned out
(Take min 3 photos)
Are the windows damaged or scratched?
Take min 2 photos of the Damage that has been caused and state what room of house
Has the Bricky removed the plastic from the windows (remind him plastic is there for his benefit)
Ask him to do it ... if not have the brick cleaner remove the plastic as they are paid for it any way...
Are off cut bricks stacked neatly in a pile for bobcat pick up
Take min 3 photos
Are you clearing this job for full payment?
How much do you want to withhold and why?
How would you rate the brick work on this job
Email CM and Bricky summary of report for prompt payment