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Rods & Mortar

Rods & Mortar is the proven traditional system for installing glass blocks. It can be used for virtually any type of project, internally, externally, straight or curved panels and fire-rated walls. It also forms the basis for precast panels. It is the preferred loose-build system of professional glass block contractors in the UK. 

Rods and Mortar can be installed by a competent DIY’er. All the golden rules must be followed and every step by step instruction must be followed in order.

The Rods & Mortar system comprises a range of essential accessories:

  • Colmef Vetromix glass block mortar
  • Stainless steel ribbed reinforcement rods
  • Bitumen cill expansion 
  • Perimeter expansion fibre
  • Rods & Mortar expansion joint sealant
  • Joint spacer pegs


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