Repointing Aldenham

Aldenham Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Aldenham Hertfordshire (WD25): All houses in Aldenham require a little maintenance every so often. Houses in Aldenham are impacted by all sorts of pollution, weather and other damaging factors that may affect the state of the mortar or cement between the bricks, and if you see indications of this you may have to call in a professional repointing company. A competent brick repointing company in Aldenham will provide a cost effective solution to repair your brickwork and make sure that it remains watertight.

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It is the bricks and mortar that make a building sturdy and protected from the elements. If the mortar is in a poor condition with gaps, holes or eroding sections, then draughts and water can get into your house and cause many issues with the structure's integrity. But how do you know exactly when you need to do repointing your home in Aldenham?

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It's just a case of checking your brickwork visually. Repointing is generally required if you can visually identify a problem area. Most of the time you will be able to see any physical signs of degradation, but in places which are remote or hidden, such as chimneys or under eaves; you might need to call on the services of a professional to assist you.

You also have to consider the questions of safety that cracked or eroding mortar joints can cause. Mortar is the binding agent that holds everything together in any Aldenham home, and when badly damaged can affect the overall integrity of a structure. In houses with chimneys and higher structures, any weakness in the framework of the dwelling can have severe implications in respect to property damage and risk of harm.

If bricks have been damaged or weakened over time and are the reason for problems with your mortar joints they might need to be replaced. A reliable brick repointing company in Aldenham will quickly identify any sections that require possible replacement and offer a service to restore the brickwork at the same time as repointing.

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It might be the case that in the past your Aldenham home's exterior brick walls were painted or plastered over. If you begin to notice flaking, bubbling or cracks of the render or paint it could point to more severe damage underneath. The only practical way to figure out a problem of this type is by using an experienced brickwork and repointing company who will find the main cause of the mortar damage. Any respected repointing expert in Aldenham will be capable of performing this service and keep your house safe, sound and looking wonderful.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS FOR REPOINTING BRICKWORK IN ALDENHAM?

It can take quite a while to repoint a building and, depending on the style of your home, can also involve working up high. A visual inspection is the first step in the process and will assess the scope of the remedial work that's required on your property. A thorough inspection is the best way by which a repointing company can offer you an estimate for the amount of work that is needed on your brickwork. Always obtain 2 or 3 quotations and don't always assume the cheapest is the best option.

A second site survey might be necessary as soon as you accept a quote and may involve the use of ladders, or possibly even a scaffold, to access hard to reach sections of your house. It's quite possible that this more in depth survey may expose more issues that may increase the original estimate. The older the building, the more likely it is to need repointing, and this is especially true for those homes in Aldenham over sixty years old.

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Once any problems have been confirmed then repointing work can start. Most properties will need a scaffold to provide a sturdy platform from which to do the work. As soon as the scaffolding is in position some protective sheeting will be fixed on its outer side. This sheeting should stop any debris or mortar dust from causing damage to your house, or nearby properties, and is also a safety measure to help prevent injuries to anyone passing by.

Any external wires, such as TV or satellite cables, will be detached from the walls and any pipework will be adjusted or removed to allow access to the brickwork behind. When the repointing work is completed all of these will be put back into their proper locations.

Any rendering, paint, pebble-dash or other coverings will now have to be removed safely to enable the repointers to gain access to the bare walls and begin their repair work. The brickwork behind these outer coverings will be sanded and cleaned to ensure a uniform finish for your exterior walls.

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An experienced Aldenham repointing company will be willing to knock up a test panel on your brickwork to help you settle on the various mortar styles that are available, (Tuck, Flush, Recessed or Weather Struck pointing). This helps you see how each design will look on your property and demonstrate the different styles and colours that are available.

The brick joints are now raked out to take away the old, damaged mortar and clean the gaps between the bricks. This is an extremely time consuming process and involves the grinding or chipping away of old mortar and brushing away any loose debris and dust to provide a clean surface for the application of new mortar. Any windows and doors will be given extra attention by the repointing team to avoid any excess applications of mortar or distortion of the frames which could lead to problems with their closing and opening.

Before any fresh mortar is administered, the walls will be dampened to stop it from setting too rapidly. This delayed drying time helps to stop the mortar from becoming inflexible and cracking, which can lead to a weaker joint. Any excess mortar and smears that are left on the brickwork can be cleaned away once the mortar is properly dry. The team will work on the walls in small sections, cleaning each one as they go along before starting on a new patch.

At this point the need for any lead flashing work, chimney repairs or brick replacement will be carried out by your contractor.

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After cleaning the walls for one final time, to obtain a uniform appearance over the whole area, any rendering or painting of the completed wall surfaces can be done. The pipes and cables will be re-positioned and the final phase of the project will be to disassemble the scaffolding and work platforms and dispose of all debris and building waste.

A competent Aldenham repointing and bricklaying specialist will provide you with a restoration that will last up to 60 years. Guarantees that are offered for the repointing should be affiliated with with providers and manufacturers from the building industry covering defective materials.

If a company has qualifications or accreditations from trade associations like the National Federation of Building Contractors, the Federation of Master Builders and the National House Building Council, you can be confident you are using the services of a professional and respected provider. Moreover, each and every one of the repointing crew who carries out work on your house should be a member of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme to demonstrate that they have the relevant skills and training for their respective role in the project.


Repointing work can be done in Aldenham and also in: Watford, Meriden, Bushey Heath, Patchetts Green, Knutsford, Elstree, Frogmore, North Watford, Colney Street, Shenley, Radlett, Bushey, Letchmore Heath, Garston, Round Bush, Bricket Wood, Borehamwood, as well as in these postcodes WD6 1EA, WD6 1PE, WD6 1EL, WD6 1JA, WD6 1DE, WD6 1JN, WD6 1BH, WD6 1JT, WD6 1NX, WD6 1DR. Local Aldenham repointing specialists will most likely have the dialling code 01923 and the postcode WD25. Verifying this should make certain that you're accessing locally based repointing. Aldenham home and business owners can utilise these and numerous other similar services.

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When performing any kind of refurbishment work on your property or garden in Aldenham, there's almost certain to be a certain amount of waste produced which will need to be taken away. According to your specific circumstances, repointing work will result in different levels of waste. In many cases the tradesman you're employing will gladly remove the waste that's generated in the course of the project, but beware - some of them certainly don't!

If this job is being left for you to do, you could consider hiring a skip. Skips can be hired in all sizes and shapes, so there's bound to be one out there to match your exact requirements. Most skip hire providers in Aldenham offer skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different home and commercial projects.

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Aldenham Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Aldenham

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Also find: Bushey Heath repointing, Meriden repointing, Watford repointing, Borehamwood repointing, Frogmore repointing, Shenley repointing, Round Bush repointing, North Watford repointing, Garston repointing, Bricket Wood repointing, Letchmore Heath repointing, Patchetts Green repointing, Bushey repointing, Knutsford repointing, Colney Street repointing, Radlett repointing, Elstree repointing services and more. All these towns and villages are covered by specialists in repointing. Aldenham home and property owners can get estimates by going here.

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Other Tradespeople in Aldenham: Aldenham home improvement projects generally require the expertise of many different tradespeople, and despite the fact that you are currently focused on finding repointing services in Aldenham, a building contractor in Aldenham, a window fitter in Aldenham, a carpenter in Aldenham, jet washing in Aldenham, scaffolding in Aldenham, brickwork cleaning in Aldenham, a stonemason in Aldenham, a bricklayer in Aldenham, a loft conversion specialist in Aldenham, a tiler in Aldenham, a roofer in Aldenham, SKIP HIRE in Aldenham, a plasterer in Aldenham, a flooring specialist in Aldenham, waste removal in Aldenham, might also be required at some stage of your project.

Repointing Around Aldenham: Repointing services were recently needed by homeowners living in Oakridge Avenue, Williams Way, Regents Close, Kestrel Close, The Leys, Harper Lane, Cragg Avenue, Crab Lane, Christchurch Crescent, Battlers Green Drive, The Drive, Church Close, Homefield Road, Station Approach, Common Lane, The Rose Walk, Scrubbitts Park Road, Folly Close, Slade Court, Falcon Way, The Crosspath, Scotscraig, Hawkesley Court, Aldenham Avenue, Woodlands, Faggots Close, Holbrook Gardens, New Road, Elm Walk and these Aldenham postcodes: WD6 1EA, WD6 1PE, WD6 1EL, WD6 1JA, WD6 1DE, WD6 1JN, WD6 1BH, WD6 1JT, WD6 1NX, WD6 1DR. Work was undertaken in these locations by experts in repointing. Aldenham householders enjoyed trusted and reliable repointing services in all cases.

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(This repointing Aldenham article was written by Steve Locke 16-05-2022)