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Posts Tagged ‘ repointing ’

What to Consider When Repointing Mortar

Friday, December 16th, 2022
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Although the process sounds simple, there are considerations when repointing mortar.

Repointing is the process of repairing broken-down mortar and replacing it with new mortar. Although the process sounds simple, there are considerations when repointing mortar. Also, mortar joints maintain the building’s strength and are meant to break down. However, as long as they are repointed on time, the building will retain its original integrity and stability. Fortunately, repointing mortar is less invasive than replacing the entire stone, brick, or concrete sections. So, knowing the basics of repointing mortar is advisable for all business owners as it provides you leverage when talking to mason professionals. (more…)

The Importance of Masonry Repointing

Friday, March 11th, 2022
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The importance of masonry repointing can prevent further damages to existing disintegrating walls in a structure.

While mortar lasts long, it does wear out with time, and then maintenance is necessary to keep the wall of a building sealed. To replace the masonry in a disintegrating wall, the process of repointing must be completed. Unsure what your masonry structure needs? Read on for some notes on the importance of masonry repointing.  (more…)

The Process of Replacing Your Brick Joints

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Now and then, even though you deal with the brick around your home or business, fixes should be made. One of the most well-known fixes is repointing brick joints where mortar breaks down or around free or split bricks. Releasing harmed or dissolved mortar unrepaired can cause an entire host of issues, generally from water damage. Repointing your bricks can extend the life of your home siding, yard, steps, and more. Here is how the process works.

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The Process of Repairing and Repointing a Wall

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

The Process of Repairing and Repointing a Wall

Whenever you have a wall that needs a little tender loving care (or mortar), it’s time to call in a repointing expert.

Repointing a brick wall is a straightforward process, but without the right supplies and process, it’s not all that easy at all! Whenever you have a wall that needs a little tender loving care (or mortar), it’s time to call in a repointing expert. Here’s what you need to know about repairing and repointing a wall. (more…)

The Basics of Repointing a Wall

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The Basics of Repointing a Wall

The quality of the mortar surrounding your masonry has a direct effect on the stability and longevity of the bricks, so repointing is an essential part of brick wall maintenance.

At some point, every commercial and residential building with beautiful exterior masonry will need to be repointed. Repointing is the process of replacing the mortar in between bricks and prevents the building from water damage. The quality of the mortar surrounding your masonry has a direct effect on the stability and longevity of the bricks, so repointing is an essential part of brick wall maintenance. (more…)