Tuckpointing Dayton OH is a form of repairing the mortar that is between the bricks. If you take a look at your home or commercial building that has bricks, you can see small cracks and clevises that are leaving openings where water can leak in and damage the structure. If you have this happening, then you need a masonry contractor that specializes in this form of brick repair. We call this brick tuckpointing.
Tuckpointing reinforces the structure that has been exposed to the elements. When mortar that is between the bricks starts to crumble don’t delay in getting if repaired. If your home exterior brick is starting to crumble, call your local masonry contractor.
To help you understand more about the tuckpointing process, we offer the definitions of the following masonry terms.
- Pointing – The process of filling mortar joints during new construction. Pointing also refers to the actual mortar joints or the spaces between the bricks in a finished wall.
- Re-pointing – The process of removing old mortar from joints and replacing it with new mortar.
- Tuckpointing – The process of removing old mortar from joints, replacing it with mortar that closely matches the color of the bricks, and then embedding narrow lines of putty in a contrasting color (called “fillets”) down the centers of the new mortar joints.
Areas in your home or business that may need need tuckpointing may include fireplaces, interior walls, exterior walls, patios, steps, garden walls, brick pillars, garage exterior decorating areas, fencing and brick posts. Any area that is starting to show signs of deterioration in bricks or mortar joints, call us for a free custom quote.
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