2 results for tag: repointing

Chimney Stack Repair or Rebuild?

Does my chimney stack need repairing or rebuilding? Even if the brickwork on your house is in good condition you should inspect your chimney stack for signs of wear. The mortar pointing in-between the brickwork on your chimney stack can begin to crumble and crack over time because of the constant weather exposure. Rain, wind, snow, frost and even the sun all play a part in the health of your chimney! Worn mortar joints open areas between the bricks and allow moisture to get into the chimney, this leads to the possibility of chimney collapse and expensive chimney repairs. Repointing a chimney is a common repair for the homeowner and isn’t usually ...

Brickwork Repairs and Repointing Brickwork

There is no denying the fact that the job of brickwork repointing needs some truly exceptional skills in order to be performed perfectly. In the hands of unskilled professionals, the task of repointing can lead to an unsightly mess that can be difficult to put right. This is precisely the reason why you should spend some time in searching for the best building contractors for any type of brickwork repairs. Let’s have a look at the various aspects of brickwork repointing, and how you can find the best Brickwork repair services. (more…)