DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Bricks, Masonry and Concrete > Header or Rowlock?

Help Support House Repair Talk by donating using the link above.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-22-2012, 11:01 AM  
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1
Default Header or Rowlock?

I joined this forum to get a little bit of advice since i can find absolutely nothing on the internet.

Back Story: I have an attached screen porch on the back side of my house. My wife and I decided to enclose and make into a dining room. Framing, siding, doors, and windows all went up easily.

Problem: The exterior of my house is brick rowlock/header, this wraps into my dining room (because it was exterior screen porch). Before we put flooring on the slab, I need to find a way to remove this brick from the interior.

Possible Solutions: Scribe with a grinder and break with a chisel and hammer. Or maybe find some way to hide/cover it.

I will take pics and post it this afternoon to better illustrate what I am talking about, I'm not a professional, just a weekend warrior. I'm scared it I break these bricks out from under the wall that is sitting on them, it may cause a lot of problems.

any thoughts and Ideas would be great

Fifty-Three is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 01:13 PM  
oldognewtrick's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 10,721
Liked 1399 Times on 1112 Posts
Likes Given: 406


53, pics will definitely help a lot to answer your question.

Oh yeah, to House Repair Talk!
oldognewtrick is offline  
mudmixer Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 07:01 PM  
Contractor retired
nealtw's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Upper Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Posts: 23,587
Liked 2997 Times on 2626 Posts
Likes Given: 4935


Is it a wood framed house with brick for siding or is it a brick house? And welcome.
nealtw is online now  
mudmixer Likes This 
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Header question designerdale Framing and Foundation 6 08-19-2012 02:04 PM
Cutting header jak Carpentry and Woodworking 4 01-16-2012 07:43 PM
window header sgtlethargic Framing and Foundation 5 01-12-2012 02:40 AM
Cracks in header harsuwind Framing and Foundation 4 11-08-2010 11:41 PM
Header problems electech46 Framing and Foundation 4 04-30-2008 09:01 AM

Newest Threads