Repointing Belper

Belper Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Belper Derbyshire (DE56): All properties in Belper at some point will require a little maintenance. If you've noticed the mortar or cement between the bricks on your Belper house is crumbling or cracking, you need specialist help to stop the issue from getting worse. A reputable brick repointing company in Belper will offer an efficient solution to repoint your brickwork and ensure that it stays watertight.

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It's the mortar and bricks that make a structure strong and secure against the elements. If the mortar is in a poor condition with gaps, holes or eroding spots, then draughts and moisture can get into your dwelling and cause many problems to the structure and the interior. How can you tell when your house in Belper needs repointing?

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In essence, you have to examine your outside walls and look for any damage. Repointing work is usually required if you can visually distinguish some problem areas. You should be able to see for yourself in most cases the obvious signs of deterioration, but in areas for instance on chimneys or under eaves it may be best to get an expert to check.

You also need to think about the issues of safety that crumbling or damaged mortar could potentially cause. The integrity of any Belper home is only as strong as its mortar and bricks. If this is compromised, the framework can become unsound, which when it comes to chimney stacks or taller buildings, can cause serious damage and be a risk to life.

If bricks have been damaged or weakened over the years and are the root cause of the problems with your mortar joints they may need to be replaced. A reliable Belper repointing contractor will replace any damaged bricks before continuing with the mortar repointing to achieve the best possible finish to your home.

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If the external walls of your Belper home have been rendered or painted in past times you may notice areas that are prone to damp or are discoloured. Any bubbling, discolouration or peeling of paint or plaster could indicate a deterioration of either bricks or mortar beneath the surface. To stop the deterioration spreading and triggering more severe issues in the future, it is best to seek the advice of a repointing specialist who can figure out the root cause of the issue. A professional repointing specialist in Belper can achieve this and help to keep your home in the best condition possible.


Repointing can be a time consuming process and can involve working at height, subject to your property type. To permit a repointing company to accurately evaluate the repair work that's required on your home they will firstly need to carry out a visual inspection. A thorough inspection is the best way by which a repointing company can give you an itemised quotation for the volume of work that's required on your damaged brickwork. You should obtain more than one quotation and don't always assume cheapest is best.

A further site survey may be needed once you accept a price quote and could involve the use of step ladders, or possibly even scaffolding, to access hard to reach parts of your property. This second, more stringent survey may expose different problem areas that might raise the first quotation. If your property in Belper is more than 60 years old and has never been repointed then it's very likely to need additional work when compared with a more contemporary dwelling.

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A trustworthy repointing company in Belper will go over any problems found with your property and agree the best methods of remedial action before starting any work. It's likely your repointing team will require the erection of scaffolding in order to have a stable working platform whilst doing the work on your property. Some form of protective shielding or sheeting will then be secured to the outside of the scaffold. This may be plastic sheeting to trap any debris and dirt that is created during the repairs.

All cables, conduits and pipes that are fixed to the wall will be removed or their position adjusted so that the brickwork behind them can be accessed. Once completed all of these will be put back into their original positions.

If your building has been painted, pebble-dashed or rendered, these coatings will now have to be removed to allow the repointers to commence the repair work. Once this has been done the bricks can be diligently sanded and cleaned to establish a uniform surface to work on.

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If you have not yet decided upon a a pointing style (Weather Struck, Flush, Tuck or Recessed pointing), or you would like to see how the various different pointing options appear on your home, a reputable Belper repointing company will be able to mock up a test panel on your brickwork. This should help you visualise the final result and guarantee your satisfaction with the finished product with regard to colour and style.

Now the dusty work begins as the old, damaged mortar is taken out by raking and scraping out the joints. This can be a laborious procedure where the old mortar and any dust or loose debris has to be painstakingly removed to produce a decent bonding surface for the new mortar. The repointers will be particularly watchful around doors, windows and openings where the movement of brickwork or over application of mortar can cause difficulties in opening and closing them.

Before any fresh mortar is administered, the walls will be damped down to stop it from drying out too rapidly. This helps create a solid joint by maintaining the flexilibility of the mortar and avoiding cracks. When it is sufficiently dry it's time to clean up any smears and excess mortar from the surrounding brickwork. The walls are split into areas, and each will be repointed, allowed to dry, and then cleaned before the team get on with a new section.

It is possible that as the repointers are doing their work they may find cracked bricks that need replacing, or perhaps problems with a chimney stack or lead flashing, and a professional company will be ideally placed to carry out these repair work as they go along.

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As soon as the entire property has been repointed and cleaned, and if you want to repaint the bricks or re-apply the rendering, then that will now be completed. The cables and pipes will be re-attached and the final phase of the project will be to dismantle the work platforms and scaffolding and dispose of all debris and building waste.

The repointing of your house by a qualified Belper contractor should mean that you won't need to worry about your exterior brickwork for 50 to 60 years or more. All repointing work should be carried out with a guarantee of at least twelve months and have building industry accreditations.

Accreditation may take many forms, however the ones that stand out in connection with repointing and bricklaying are: the National Federation of Building Contractors (NFBC), the National House Building Council (NHBC) and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), with qualifications and certifications from construction industry forerunners such as the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building). Each individual who works on repairing and repointing your brickwork is also required to be signed up to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be willing to prove their skills and ability by showing an appropriate CSCS card.

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You should be able to locate repointing companies in Belper, and adjacent areas like: Heage, Shottle, Holbrook, Loscoe, Butterley, Idridgehay, Horsley Woodhouse, Smalley, Milford, Ambergate, Kilburn, Turnditch, Nether Bridge, Denby, Fritchley, Horsley. Areas with postcodes like DE56 0DZ, DE56 1BP, DE56 1EW, DE56 0ER, DE56 0HT, DE56 0LD, DE56 1FT, DE56 1AR, DE56 0HA, and DE56 0DP are also covered. It is very likely that any repointing specialists in the Belper district will have the telephone code 01773 and the postcode DE56. If you'd like to obtain repointing details for your region, click the "QUOTE" form or banner. Or just CLICK HERE.

Belper Repointing Tasks

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There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Belper repointing specialist including brick & mortar tinting, brickwork and masonry decorating, rubble masonry Belper, cheap repointing, house pointing and repointing Belper, tuck pointing, bucket handle repointing Belper, chimney repairs Belper, repointing crazy paving Belper, repointing mortar joints Belper, masonry restoration Belper, the replacement of damaged brickwork, lintel replacement Belper, domestic repointing, the renovation of damaged brickwork, repointing services in Belper, repointing of garden walls Belper, repointing of chimneys Belper, fireplace restoration Belper, stone pointing and repointing, crack injection, stone restoration Belper, brick conservation Belper, pointing and repointing paving Belper, brickwork joint raking and repair, brick joint restoration, commercial repointing, brickwork pointing and repointing Belper, and repointing scaffolds. Listed are just a small portion of the activities that are undertaken by experts in repointing. Belper professionals will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of services.

Belper Skip Hire

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Sometimes it is difficult to foresee the amount of waste that is going to be generated when undertaking garden revamps or home refurbishments in Belper. Repointing work isn't like building a property extension, where huge levels of waste can be created, nevertheless there may still be some waste to deal with. In many instances the tradesperson you're hiring will happily remove the waste that's generated in the course of the work, but be warned - quite a few of them certainly don't!

Whether you're left with doing this job yourself, or the tradesperson is dealing with it, a skip will sometimes be required. Skips come in various different based on your needs, and deciding what sort of skip to order is vital. Most skip hire companies in Belper provide mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and roll-on-roll-off skips, and for different projects skip bags are also available.

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Also find: Horsley repointing, Holbrook repointing, Nether Bridge repointing, Denby repointing, Kilburn repointing, Turnditch repointing, Butterley repointing, Ambergate repointing, Smalley repointing, Fritchley repointing, Milford repointing, Idridgehay repointing, Heage repointing, Shottle repointing, Loscoe repointing, Horsley Woodhouse repointing and more. There are contractors who do repointing in almost all of these locations. Their wealth of knowledge and expertise equips these talented professionals to execute your repointing job to perfection. If your brickwork is starting to look neglected and tattered, seeking the expertise of professionals to fix it could be a great idea. If you're a local homeowner trying to find repointing services, you can easily get quotes by following the link provided here.

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(This repointing Belper page was created on 17-06-2024)