Specifying the correct lintel is of vital importance for any structural project, to better understand the requirements of each lintel we've detailed their correct application in this section.
Online Lintel Selector Tool
Whether you're building a small extension or a few houses, we have a unique online tool that will assist you in choosing just the right product for the job.
Catnic's Lintel Selector is a user friendly feature that enables you to select a lintel fit for purpose. All you need is the basic information:
- Wall construction: is it cavity wall, timber frame, external solid wall, internal solid wall?
- How thick the masonry is going to be: you will need to know how thick your blocks, bricks or stones are going to be
- Loading conditions: Is the lintel going to carry extra light, light, standard, heavy, extra heavy or extreme loads?