Wall separates an area, carries a load, or provides shelter or security. There are different types of wall naming partition wall, retaining wall, boundary wall, etc. We are discussing the boundary wall in this article.
The wall, fence or enclosing structure that is constructed to separate two parcels of lands, properties or borders is boundary wall.
Boundary wall refers to any wall, fence or enclosing structure erected on or directly next to a registry property boundary, including entrance gates or doors.
Normally, the height of the boundary wall varies from 4′ to 8′.
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1.1. Importance of Boundary Wall
a. To provide safety and security to the structure.
b. To reduce queries and fight between landlords.
c. To separate the boundary between the countries.
d. To separate two parcels of lands or properties.
1.2. Types of Boundary Wall
a. Brick Boundary Wall
b. Stone Boundary Wall
c. Wooden Boundary Wall
d. Steel/ Iron Boundary Wall
e. Concrete Block Boundary Wall
f. Wire Mesh Boundary Wall
1.3. Brick Boundary Wall
Because of popularity and vast use of brick boundary wall; we will discuss it.
The boundary wall constructed using bricks as key material is brick boundary wall.
1.3.1. Construction of Brick Boundary Wall
~ Firstly the area is excavated up to the depth of 4′ – 5′.
~ Soil is uniformly compacted at the bottom of the excavation. Then, a brick flat soling is laid at the lowermost part.
~ PCC is done above the brick flat soling. Then, Trapezoidal footing is constructed above it.
~ After constructing footing, tie beam is built of thickness 10″.
~ Column is built to support the boundary wall from failure.
~ Brickwork is performed over tie beam which provides security.
~ Then, coping is done above brickwork which is also called bandwidth.
1.4. Advantages of Boundary Wall
a. It improves the aesthetic look.
b. It provides safety and security to the structure.
c. It reduces the conflict between the landlords.
1.5. Disadvantages of Boundary Wall
a. Chance of overturning if the low depth is provided below ground level.
b. High initial cost.
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