Professional Mortar Pointing

Ensure your investment remains sound with professional restoration services. Brick and Mortar Restoration in Perth are industry experts when it comes to mortar pointing, this is the process whereby the external mortar joints in your brickwork are renewed. This is a necessary maintenance task for many brickwork structures in Perth as they tend to be susceptible to fretting.

WHAT CAUSES IT?

Fretting is caused when weathering and natural decay causes voids to open in the mortar. Once the water has entered the brickwork, it can cause significant damage through a number of processes including salt dissolution and deposition. If mortar pointing isn’t performed to minimise this damage, the brickwork will become unsound and will cost thousands of dollars to fix.

The repair process is quite simple, but the art lies in the colour matching of the existing mortar. If this is done poorly it will devalue your residence rather than increase its value. Do not trust this to just anyone to carry out the repairs to your property.

Next time you’re outside have a look at your external brickwork and check for signs of fretting mortar. A simple once-over now could save you some money in the long run.

The expert staff at Brick and Mortar Restoration will come out to your home and carry out the following free of charge:

  • Attend Site
  • Draw up a site plan of the affected areas
  • Identify the amount of re-pointing required
  • Advise you of any issues that may arise
  • Provide a written quote to rectify your property

For more information on mortar pointing, crack repair and rising damp or concrete cancer treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1800 MORTAR. Seasoned industry professionals, we pride ourselves on offering a high level of workmanship which consistently exceeds the industry standard. We believe that quality brickwork restoration should be available to everyone, that’s why we offer a 10% price guarantee on all of our services.

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Mortar Pointing

Mortar Pointing

Fretting mortar is a common problem for brick homes built in Western Australia. A process where mortar between brickwork begins to 'fret' or fall away.

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Rising Damp

Rising Damp

Rising damp is a form of dampness that occurs, particularly in older buildings, when groundwater rises up through walls, floors and masonry via capillary action.

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Crack Repairs

Crack Repairs

Cracking in brick walling on your home or building is generally caused by either poor or insufficient foundations.

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Concrete Cancer Repairs

Concrete Cancer Repairs

Concrete cancer is a serious problem that occurs within concrete and it is caused by the steel reinforcing inside the concrete rusting.

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Brick Wall Alteration

Brick Wall Alteration

Brick and Mortar Restoration are wall removal & alteration specialists who can carry out both interior and exterior wall removals safely and efficiently.

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Tuck Pointing

Tuck Pointing

Tuckpointing uses two contrasting colors of mortar in brickwork, one color matching the bricks themselves, to disguise unevenly shaped or spaced bricks

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Stucco Render

Stucco Render

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Lateral Damp

Lateral Damp

Lateral damp is when moisture is allowed to enter the structure in a horizontal direction. Gravity then causes the downward movement of the damp into other areas.

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Limestone Cleaning

Limestone Cleaning

At Brick and Mortar Restoration we can clean your dirty and tired looking limestone and bring it back to look new.

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Paint Removal

Paint Removal

At Brick and Mortar Restoration we have become expert at the removal of paint from brick surfaces.

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Shower & Bathroom Wall Sealing

Shower & Bathroom Wall Sealing

95% of showers leak due to building movement and from weakening and cracking of the grout causing hairline cracks and the loosening of tiles

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Lintel Replacement

Lintel Replacement

It is important to repair arch bars and lintels early to protect your property against further damage to the surrounding area.

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We offer a free inspection and quotation service. You can expect the following from the team at Brick and Mortar Restoration - friendly advice from professional tradesman, accurate and concise quotations, no pushy salesmen, fast and efficient work, site left clean and tidy on completion.

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