Repointing Exmouth

Exmouth Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Exmouth Devon (EX8): No matter what age your house is in Exmouth, there comes a time when a bit of maintenance is necessary. If the brickwork on your Exmouth house looks a bit shabby with mortar missing or crumbling, you will need to act fast to stop the situation from deteriorating. It's essential to keep your brickwork in excellent condition to keep your home watertight, and the most efficient solution is to hire a brick repointing specialist in Exmouth.

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It must always be remembered that any building is only as strong as the bricks and mortar which hold it together. If the mortar is in an unsatisfactory condition with holes, gaps or eroding sections, then draughts and dampness can get into your home and cause many problems to the structure and the interior. It's fairly easy to establish when you might need repointing?

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Basically, you need to take a good look at the mortar and bricks of your external walls. If you can spot a problem then you've got a problem. In areas such as under eaves or on chimney stacks it may be necessary for a professional to check, however in most cases you ought to be able to see for yourself the physical warning signs of deterioration.

Deteriorating mortar doesn't only look awful, it can lead to safety issues too. The integrity of any Exmouth house is only as strong as its bricks and mortar. In properties with chimneys and taller structures, any weakness in the integrity of the building can have severe implications with regards to property damages and risk of harm.

If you're restoring an older building or your mortar has been neglected over the years, you may also need to replace brickwork that has been damaged or weakened. A professional Exmouth repointing company will repair any damaged bricks before completing the mortar repointing to achieve a perfect finish to your property.

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It may be a situation where in the past your Exmouth home's exterior brick walls have been painted or rendered. Any discolouration, bubbling or flaking of paint or plaster could indicate damage to either mortar or bricks beneath the surface. The only way to investigate a problem of this kind is by using an experienced brickwork and repointing contractor who will find the main cause behind the mortar damage. By employing a reputable and qualified repointing specialist you'll keep your exterior walls in the best condition possible.


It takes time to repoint a whole house and, subject to the design of your home, can also involve working at considerable height. A visual inspection is the initial step in the process and will assess the magnitude of remedial work that is needed on your home. A survey is the only way in which a repointing specialist can offer you a quote for the volume of work that's required on your brickwork. You should get 2 or 3 quotes and don't automatically assume cheapest is best.

A second site survey could be necessary once you accept a price quote and could include the use of ladders, or perhaps even scaffolding, to access inaccessible parts of your property. This second survey could reveal different problem areas that may have an impact on the original quotation. If your home in Exmouth is more than 60 years old and has never been repointed then it's very likely to need additional work compared to a more modern dwelling.

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As soon as any issues have been detected then repointing work can begin. Most properties will need to have scaffolding erected to establish a stable working platform for the bricklayer or repointing specialists. Once the scaffold is up a protective sheet will be fixed on its outer side. This is to avoid any property damage and reduce any injury risk to anyone in the immediate working area.

All exterior cabling, such as TV or satellite, will be detached from the walls and piping may be adjusted or removed to allow access to the brickwork behind. On completion of the project all of these will be put back in their proper locations.

To allow the repointing contractors to get to the bricks and mortar of your external walls, any pebble-dash, rendering or paint will now have to be removed before work can commence. The brickwork that's hiding behind such coverings will be cleaned and sanded to ensure a uniform finish for your exterior walls.

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To help you decide on the ideal style of pointing for your walls, a decent Exmouth repointing company will be happy to display the various pointing designs (Flush, Recessed, Tuck or Weather Struck), by creating a test section on your wall. This helps you to see how each would look on your brickwork and highlight the different colours and styles that are available.

Now the messy work will begin as the old, crumbling mortar is removed by raking and scraping out the joints. This painstaking process takes time because the joints need to be cleaned of any old mortar, dust and debris so as to finish up with a good bonding area for the new mortar to be stick to. Any door and window openings will be paid extra care by the repointing team to avoid any surplus applications of mortar or distortions of the frames which can cause issues with their opening and closing.

So the new mortar doesn't dry out too rapidly, the brickwork will be dampened before any new pointing begins. The delayed drying time helps to stop the mortar from cracking and becoming inflexible, which can bring about a weaker joint. When it is sufficiently dry the time has come to clean any smears and excess mortar from the surrounding bricks. A wire brush is used to clean the areas which have been finished before moving on to the next portion of the wall needing work.

It's possible that as the repointing team are doing their work they could find cracked brickwork that needs replacing, or maybe a problem with faulty lead flashing or a chimney, and a professional company will be in a position to carry out such repairs as they go.

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Any rendering, paint or other wall coverings that you need will be re-applied as soon as all remedial work has been completed. After the cables and pipes have been put back into position, scaffolding will be removed and all the debris and waste disposed of.

Repointing your house using a reputable Exmouth specialist should mean that you'll not have to worry yourself about your external brickwork for another 50 years or so. They ought to also provide a warranty for their work and be backed by professional qualifications in the construction and building industry.

If a company has accreditation or qualifications from trade bodies like the National Federation of Building Contractors, the National House Building Council and the Federation of Master Builders, you can be certain that you are working with an experienced and qualified business. Each individual who works on repointing your home should additionally be part of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be willing to verify their skills and ability by showing their CSCS card.

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Repointing specialists can be located in the Exmouth area, as well as in: Knowle Village, Withycombe Raleigh, Littleham, Courtlands Cross, Brixington, Woodmanton, Exton, Woodbury, Hulham, Lympstone, Bystock, plus these postcode areas: EX8 1HQ, EX8 1LU, EX8 1HH, EX8 1LP, EX8 1LG, EX8 1QQ, EX8 1SA, EX8 1NU, EX8 1JE, and EX8 1BD. Local Exmouth repointing companies will most likely have the postcode EX8 and the telephone code 01395. This could be something to check if you would like to ensure you hire local repointing. Exmouth people are spoiled for choice when trying to find brickwork repointing.

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There is a range of work that can be carried out by your local Exmouth repointing specialist including brickwork joint raking and repair Exmouth, repointing services Exmouth, mortar raking Exmouth, weather struck re-pointing, restorations to damaged brickwork, pointing and re-pointing crazy paving, the repointing of patios Exmouth, brick joint renovation, brickwork joint raking Exmouth, repairs to cracked brickwork Exmouth, ribbon pointing, stone pointing and repointing Exmouth, the repointing and pointing of brickwork Exmouth, repointing of garden walls Exmouth, crack repairs to brickwork, mortar rake grinding, repairs to stone walls, brickwork repointing, pointing mortar joints, and more.


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Also find: Lympstone repointing, Withycombe Raleigh repointing, Bystock repointing, Courtlands Cross repointing, Exton repointing, Woodbury repointing, Knowle Village repointing, Woodmanton repointing, Brixington repointing, Littleham repointing, Hulham repointing and more. These and other places are catered for by repointing companies and related tradesmen. These highly trained professionals possess the expertise to restore your brick walls back to their former glory, making them look as good as new. Fed up with your tired old brickwork? Don't settle for shabby - call in the pros and watch your walls go from drab to fab! By clicking here, repointing quotes are accessible to local home and property owners. Does the brickwork on your home need repointing? Get a quote today - and don't delay!

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