Bricks Are Only as Strong as Their Mortar
INVEST IN OUR TUCKPOINTING SERVICES IN FRANKLIN PARK, IL
Did you know that all masonry structures will need repair at some point? Bricks are much stronger than the mortar the holds them together, and over time that mortar breaks down. Tuckpointing is the process of removing the old mortar and replacing it with fresh mortar. The experts at G & J Masonry are proud to offer tuckpointing services in Franklin Park, IL.
Our crew provides both residential and commercial services. Invest in affordable tuckpointing for your brick or stone restoration.
HOW IS TUCKPOINTING PERFORMED?
Tuckpointing services are a part of the restoration process for brick homes, walls, chimneys and other masonry structures. The process generally follows the following steps:
- Old mortar is ground out to a uniform depth
- Red mortar is filled into the gaps
- Thin strips are cut in the red mortar
- The grooves are filled with the original mortar color
Ask about our affordable tuckpointing services today. You can use this process for both brick and stone structures.