The Process Of Tuckpointing Your Brickwork

Are you concerned about the look and structure of your chimney? If your brickwork and mortar are crumbling, then you should definitely consider getting your masonry repaired with tuckpointing. Your chimney’s structure can weaken with time. If you avoid the issues, it can lead to bigger and more expensive repairs down the road. However, our CSIA certified experts recommends investing in tuckpointing! Learn more about this service below, then call us today to set up your appointment.

About Tuckpointing

Tuckpointing has been around for quite some time. It was mainly used for cosmetic purposes in the beginning. Back in the late 1700s, homeowners discovered it was a cost-effective way to create a popular look in that time period. As time goes on, tuckpointing is still used to improve the aesthetic of homes, and sweeps recommend it for keeping your chimneys stronger and last longer.

The Process of Tuckpointing

What exactly does it entail? In the tuckpointing process, our team of experts will carefully and skillfully remove the damaged mortar, then we replace it with new materials that last longer and looks better. It sounds simple, but the truth is it takes a lot of training to master the art of tuckpointing. Some chimneys are older and some are fairly new, so matching the new mortar to the old can be quite difficult!

We take the time necessary to ensure the results look streamlined and seamless. If the color is even slightly off, your system won’t look nice, and we hate seeing our customers dissatisfied. Our professionals have been in this business for over five decades, so you can be certain that  you will be happy with the result.

Why Is It Important?

Broken bricks leads to more gaps and openings for water to enter. Excess moisture can also cause all kinds of damage immediately. Some of the problems are rot, stains, clogs, rust, and more. As your chimney start to wear,  your risk for a settlement or collapse is higher and your fireplace run properly either. This could lead to chimney fires, gas leaks, and inefficiency, and it also put your family at risk of injuries.

Give us a call at 800-559-6276 to restore your masonry with tuckpointing. Our professionals can’t wait to restore your chimney.

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