Repointing Coningsby

Coningsby Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Coningsby Lincolnshire (LN4): All homes and business premises in Coningsby need a little repair and maintenance every so often. You shouldn't ignore the signals if your home's brickwork in Coningsby is starting to look shabby, and you've discovered that the mortar joints are cracking and falling away. To find a cost effective solution to restore your brickwork and ensure that it stays watertight, you'll have to contact an experienced brick repointing company in Coningsby.

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It has been said that a building is only as good as its bricks and mortar, and that is most definitely the case. To keep a home warm and dry the mortar must be in sufficiently good condition to stop any moisture or draughts from forcing their way in through holes or gaps. But how are you to know whether or not your property needs to be repointed?

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Simply put, you have to examine your external walls and look for any damage. You have an issue if you can spot an issue! In areas such as under eaves or on chimney stacks it may be necessary to use a professional to check, however in most cases you ought to be able to see for yourself the physical warning signs of deterioration.

It is not just that dodgy mortar looks bad, there are issues of safety that can be triggered by this too. The overall strength of your Coningsby property depends on the integrity of the mortar, and badly damaged sections can adversely have an impact on this. Any weakness in the construction can make a dwelling unstable with major consequences and risk to the life of inhabitants.

It can sometimes the case that damaged or impaired bricks are the main cause of any missing or eroding mortar that you encounter on your building. A trustworthy brick repointing specialist in Coningsby will swiftly identify any areas that require potential replacement and provide a service to refurbish the brickwork while doing the repointing.

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It may be a situation where in the past your Coningsby property's exterior brick walls have been rendered with plaster or painted over. Degradation of either brickwork or mortar beneath the surface could be indicated by flaking, cracks or bubbling in the paint or plaster. The only practical way to ensure that the damage does not spread more widely and cause structural problems as time goes on, is to get a brick repointing specialist to investigate. After that you can have the peace of mind knowing that your exterior walls are in the best possible condition, and that the renovation work has been carried out by an expert.


A fair amount of time may be required to repoint your house in Coningsby, and working at height may also be involved. A visual inspection is the very first step in the process and will evaluate the magnitude of the remedial work that's required on your property. After this, they will be in a position to hand you a quote for the repair and renovation work. Always try to get at least three or more quotes from local repointing companies in Coningsby, and analyze the standards of service that each of them provide.

A further site survey might be required when you accept a quote and may include the use of ladders, or possibly even scaffolding, to access out-of-reach areas of your house. It may be the case that this more in depth survey might reveal further problems that may increase the initial estimate. If your Coningsby property has not been previously repointed and is more than 60 years old, it is likely to need more restorative work than would be the case with a more modern one.

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A good repointing company in Coningsby will go over any problems they've discovered with your brickwork and agree the best methods of repair before commencing any actual work. Most homes will need a scaffold to establish a stable platform from which to do the work. The outside of the scaffold can then have a protective shielding fitted to it. This stops any debris or brick dust damaging your property or that of nearby neighbours.

To permit easy access to all brickwork, any downpipes, conduits and wires that are fixed to the wall may need to be adjusted or removed. As soon as the project has been completed and all pointing work undertaken these these will be put back in place.

Lots of properties in Coningsby are either rendered, painted or pebble-dashed, and if this is the case with your home, these decorative coverings will have to be stripped off so that the repointing contractors can get to the brickwork. The brickwork that is behind such outer coverings will be sanded and cleaned to make sure that the finish on your walls is uniform.

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An experienced Coningsby repointing company will be willing to mock up a test panel on your brickwork to allow you to picture the various different designs available for the mortar, (Flush, Recessed, Weather Struck or Tuck pointing). This will allow you to get an idea of the finished result and make sure you are satisfied with the finished product with regard to style and colour.

The next thing is to take out the mortar by raking and scraping out the joints in the brickwork. This is a time consuming stage and involves the grinding or chipping away of old mortar and brushing away all the dust and loose debris to provide a good platform for the application of new mortar. Particular care and attention is made around windows and doors because any movement in the brickwork can lead to problems with their opening and closing.

Before fresh mortar is applied, the walls will be dampened to stop it from setting too rapidly. This keeps the mortar flexible and allows it to dry out at a slower pace to avoid cracking, which can lead to a weaker joint. When it has dried sufficiently it's time to clean any excess mortar and smears from the adjacent bricks. A wire brush will be used to clean the brickwork which have been completed before moving on to the next part of the wall requiring work.

During this stage the necessity for any brick replacement, lead flashing work or chimney repairs will be undertaken by the contractor.

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Once the entire building is repointed and cleaned, and if you would like to re-apply the walls with rendering or repaint the bricks, now is the time to complete this. The final step of the repointing project will entail all pipes, cables and other fixtures mounted back into their original positions, the scaffold taken down and all waste removed and disposed of.

A reputable Coningsby repointing and bricklaying specialist will provide you with a solution that will last up to sixty years. All repointing work should be completed with a satisfaction guarantee of at least 12 months and have building industry accreditations.

If a company has qualifications or accreditations from bodies such as the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), the NFBC (National Federation of Building Contractors) and the NHBC (National House-Building Council), you can be reassured that you are dealing with a reputable and professional business. Each person who works on repairing and repointing your home should also be part of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be prepared to verify their skills and ability by showing an appropriate CSCS card.

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It is not just in Coningsby where you can find repointing companies - surrounding areas like: Tumby, Thorpe Tilney Dales, Dogdyke, Sandy Bank, Scrub Hill, Tattershall Bridge, Tumby Woodside, Timberland Dales, Moor Side, Tattershall Thorpe, Mareham le Fen, Revesby, Hawthorn Hill, Bunker's Hill are also covered. It's more than likely that any repointing contractors from the Coningsby district will have the telephone dialling code 01526 and the postcode LN4.

Tuckpointing Coningsby

What is Tuckpointing? A restoration procedure which can be used on old and deteriorating brick or stonework where the mortar joints are unstable and crumbling, tuckpointing can be extremely beneficial. The aesthetic appearance of walls can be enhanced with this approach, giving the impression that they are in much better condition than they really are, and giving an illusion of perfectly-formed brickwork.

First of all, the crumbling, old mortar is raked out and removed, and this is then replaced with a new coloured mortar which matches the colour of the wall. Then to give the appearance that the joints are even and neat, where in fact the joints are actually wide and irregular in width, a thin contrasting line of (usually lighter) mortar is applied.

Once done, tuck-pointing can be quite effective, and can dramatically enhance the overall appearance of a wall without the requirement for disruptive renovations, in particular when seen from afar.

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Just Some of the Work That a Repointing Specialist Can Do

Repointing Tasks Coningsby

There are a whole host of tasks that can be carried out by your local Coningsby repointing specialist including masonry repairs, ribbon pointing and repointing, lintel replacement, pointing and repointing crazy paving, facade restoration, mortar rake grinding, brickwork repointing, brickwork crack repairs Coningsby, paint removal from brickwork, gable end repointing Coningsby, foundation repointing Coningsby, repointing services Coningsby, repairs to damaged brickwork, cheap repointing, repointing of brickwork Coningsby, the repointing of chimneys, strap repointing Coningsby, chimney repairs Coningsby, lime mortar repointing Coningsby, mortar raking, tuck pointing Coningsby, stone wall repointing, repointing quotes Coningsby, re-mortaring of brick joints, the repointing of stone walls, domestic repointing Coningsby, brickwork conservation Coningsby, rubble masonry Coningsby, patio repointing Coningsby, dry verge installation, stone cleaning, lead valleys repaired or renewed, ridge tile repointing Coningsby, chimney stack repointing Coningsby, re-pointing paving Coningsby, and scaffolding hire. These are just an example of the tasks that are handled by experts in brick repointing. Coningsby companies will tell you about their entire range of services.

Ask Friends and Family

There are many different to find dependable tradespeople, and an excellent place to start is with friends and family. If anyone you know has had repointing work done in the past, you could ask if they were trustworthy and did a good job. After all, a word of mouth testimonial is more likely to be accepted, and this comes as no big surprise, as we all like to talk about products and services to our friends and family. Even when a particular repointing contractor has been recommended by someone, you should still obtain at least three estimates from other tradespeople locally, to provide you with a range of what you should be paying.

Skip Hire Coningsby

Skip Hire Coningsby

There is likely to be quite a bit of waste produced when you're carrying out any sort of garden revamps or home refurbishments in Coningsby. Although on the whole, repointing work doesn't create that much waste, it does depend on the size and scale of your project and the sort of surface that it's being laid onto. If the removal of waste is not provided for in the quote, you will have to organise this yourself, as a lot of tradesmen do not have the facility to do this.

The most common way that folks in Coningsby get rid of such waste is to hire a skip from a local skip hire company. Skips can be hired in all sizes and shapes, so there's definitely one out there to match your exact needs. Skips come in the following forms: skip bags (1-1.5 yds), mini-skips (2-3 yds), midi-skips (4-5 yds), builders skips (6-8 yds), roll-on roll-off skips (20-25 yds).

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Lincolnshire Repointing Enquiries

Lincolnshire Repointing Enquiries

Recent Lincolnshire repointing requests: Roxy and Spencer Fernandez recently enquired about repointing and re-rendering a terraced house in Fishtoft. Kaya Buchanan and Zakariyah Buchanan recently enquired about the possibility of repointing a cottage in Old Leake, Lincolnshire. Seth Button from Cranwell was looking for a bricklayer to repoint some ridge tiles. Caitlin Childs recently enquired about getting a price for repointing a stone patio in Corby Glen. Eva-Rose Wickens was searching for repointing specialists near Middle Rasen. Spencer Procter from Aubourn, Lincolnshire asked the question "is there anyone who does brickwork repointing near me?". Evalyn and Lenny Silva recently enquired about the possibility of rebedding and repointing a roof on a cottage in Billingborough, Lincolnshire. Baxter Rogers recently requested a quotation for repointing a brick garden wall in Scothern.


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Also find: Scrub Hill repointing, Moor Side repointing, Hawthorn Hill repointing, Dogdyke repointing, Revesby repointing, Bunker's Hill repointing, Tumby repointing, Timberland Dales repointing, Thorpe Tilney Dales repointing, Mareham le Fen repointing, Tattershall Bridge repointing, Tumby Woodside repointing, Sandy Bank repointing, Tattershall Thorpe repointing services and more. The majority of these towns and villages are serviced by experts in repointing. Coningsby home and property owners can get repointing estimates by clicking here.

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Repointing Around Coningsby: People living in the following areas and roads have just recently inquired about repointing services - Castle Lane, Leagate Close, Hampden Way, Overton Road, Jubilee Close, Canberra Way, Cooke Crescent, Scanlan Court, High Street, Wesselow Road, White Swan Close, Old Smithy Court, Mitchell Road, Silver Street, Cross Keys Lane, Chestnut Drive, Lewis Road, Wharfe Lane, Willow Drive, Tumby Road, Leagate Road, Hurnbridge Road, Pringle Close, Lancaster Drive, Stenner Road, Riverbank Close, as well as these local Coningsby postcodes: LN4 4ST, LN4 4PB, LN4 4JX, LN4 4SG, LN4 4UY, LN4 4NL, LN4 4RU, LN4 4RS, LN4 4BY, LN4 4PN. These places recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Coningsby home and business owners enjoyed the benefits of high quality and dependable repointing services on each occasion.

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(This repointing Coningsby article was updated on 06-02-2023)