Historic Brickwork Restoration

Every house has its appeal but also needs appropriate treatments. The brick elevation is very durable, but brick joints are the neuralgic points of the structure.

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Brick is a material with soul

The process of renewing the pointing, which is the external part of mortar joints, in masonry construction. For brick repointing restoration process we use a lime mortar, which was originally used for building old structures.

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Brick repointing

Prior to the beginning of the brick repointing restoration of a property, a full job survey, have to be performed. The brick pointing restoration process has a point only when the bricks are in good condition. If single bricks are damaged they can be removed and replaced with matching in shape and colour ones.

Brick cleaning

Brick cleaning is a process of removing all the smudges, dirt and biological matter of the bricks surfaces, without damaging them. There are few techniques, that allow to performing, a no damage, brick cleaning process in London.

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Brick Paint Removal

Paint removal brickwork restoration consists of removing of all layers of paint, that the brick wall was painted. The process will bring back the natural soft bricks breathing properties and appearance beauty.

Choice of materials

For pointing restoration of brick and stone-built structures in London, originally built using, we use a lime mortar mix, which has soft and porous properties and provides certain advantages, when working with softer building materials, such as soft, historic bricks or natural stone.

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Choice of tools

We do have and use only correct tools, to be able to achieve the highest brickwork restoration standards, every time.

For all your brickwork restoration needs, don’t hesitate to contact us, here at S.J. Pointer.

Call us for free, no obligation quote for the brickwork restoration work you require.

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