Repointing Helmshore

Helmshore Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Helmshore Lancashire (BB4): Regardless of what age your property or home is in Helmshore, there will come a moment when a little maintenance is required. If you have spotted that the cement or mortar between the brickwork on your Helmshore property is cracking or crumbling, you need professional assistance to prevent the issue from deteriorating further. A reliable brick repointing specialist in Helmshore will provide an effective solution to repair your brickwork and guarantee that it stays watertight.

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The soundness of any home is only as strong as the mortar and bricks. To keep a property dry and warm the mortar needs to be in good enough condition to prevent any draughts and moisture from forcing its way in through gaps or holes. But how do you know when you need to repoint your home in Helmshore?

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It's just a case of checking your brickwork visually. If you are able to spot problems then you've got a problem. It might be necessary to bring in an expert to inspect hard to reach and remote sections such as chimney stacks or under eaves, but in many buildings you ought to be able to see any indications of deterioration pretty easily.

It's not only the aesthetics that are in jeopardy if your house in Helmshore needs repointing, there are safety issues to also consider. The structural strength of your Helmshore house relies on the condition of the mortar, and badly defective areas can adversely impact on this. Any weaknesses in the structural integrity can render a dwelling unstable with major consequences and maybe even a risk to the life of inhabitants.

It might be that missing or crumbling mortar is the result of damaged brickwork. A local Helmshore repointing contractor will repair any damaged bricks before attempting the mortar repointing to ensure a perfect finish to your home.

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Quite a few Helmshore homes in past times had their external brick walls plasterered over or painted to help shield the brickwork. If there are any signs of flaking, peeling or other degradation to rendered and painted brickwork, it may be a warning of problems with the bricks or mortar allowing dampness to seep into the walls. To stop the damage from spreading and causing more serious problems in the future, it is wise to seek the assistance of a professional building and repointing contractor who can ascertain the cause of the problem. Through the use of a reputable and qualified repointing company you'll keep the exterior walls of your home in the best possible condition.


It takes time to repoint a whole house and, depending on the design of your home, can also involve working up high. The very first thing a repointing specialist will do is a visual inspection to evaluate the severity of the damage to your house. A thorough inspection is the only way in which a repointing company can give you a price quote for the volume of work required on your unsound brickwork. Do not assume that all repointing specialists in Helmshore offer the same standard of service and the lowest quote might not always be the best option.

A second site survey could be necessary when you accept a quotation and could include the use of extending ladders, or even a scaffold, to access inaccessible areas of your house. It could be that this more thorough survey may reveal further issues that might cause the initial price quote to increase. If your house in Helmshore is over sixty years old and has never been repointed then it's very likely to require additional work than with a more contemporary dwelling.

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Repointing work can commence once the problem areas have been confirmed and agreed with the property owner. Most properties will need a scaffold to provide a sturdy platform for the bricklayer or repointing specialists. As soon as this is up then some kind of protective sheeting will be secured in position. This may be plastic sheeting to trap any dirt and debris that is created during the repair work.

Cabling and pipes will need to be removed or adjusted to enable easier access to the brickwork behind them. Once completed all of these will be placed back into their original locations.

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

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A dependable Helmshore repointing company will be glad to prepare a small test panel on your property to allow you to settle on the different styles available for the mortar, (Flush, Recessed, Weather Struck or Tuck pointing). This will help you get an idea of the finished result and make sure you are satisfied with regard to style and colour.

The next thing is to remove the old, crumbling mortar by raking and cleaning out the joints in the brickwork. This is an extremely time consuming process and entails the grinding or chipping away of old mortar and brushing out any loose debris and dust to provide a good platform onto which to apply the new mortar. Any window and door openings will be paid extra care by the repointing team to prevent any distortion of the frames or having too much mortar applied which could lead to problems with their opening and closing.

Once the joints have been cleaned, the brickwork should be damped down to stop the new mortar from drying out too quickly and subsequently cracking. This helps establish a solid joint by keeping the mortar flexible and avoiding cracks. Any smears and excess mortar that is left on the bricks can be cleaned away once the mortar has dried out thoroughly. A wire brush will be used to clean the areas which have been completed before moving on to the next section of the wall needing work.

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

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Once the entire property is repointed and cleaned, and if you want to re-apply the walls with rendering or re-paint the bricks, then that will now be accomplished. The cables and pipes will be reattached and the final phase of the project will be to take down the scaffold and dispose of all building waste and debris.

Repointing your house using a skilled Helmshore specialist will mean that you'll not have to worry about your exterior brickwork for another 50 years or so. All work should be completed with a satisfaction warranty of at least 12 months and have building industry certifications.

If a repointing company has qualifications or accreditations from trade organisations such as the NHBC (National House-Building Council), the NFBC (National Federation of Building Contractors) and the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), you can be confident you are working with an experienced and qualified business. Moreover, every one of the repointing crew who carries out work on your property should hold a CSCS card (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) to prove that they have the relevant training and skills to be working on the project.

Repointing work can be undertaken in Helmshore and also nearby in: Edenfield, Crawshawbooth, Whittlestone Head, Stubbins, Ewood Bridge, Haslingden, Haslingden Grane, Edgworth, Whittlestone, Irwell Vale, Pickup Bank, Ramsbottom, Cadshaw, Rawtenstall, Lumb, Hoddlesden, as well as in these postcodes BB4 4AB, BB4 4NG, BB4 4AX, BB4 4LQ, BB4 4HZ, BB4 4LU, BB4 4NH, BB4 4LR, BB4 4LA, BB4 4LE. Locally based Helmshore repointing specialists will probably have the telephone code 01706 and the postcode BB4. Checking this can guarantee that you're accessing local repointing. Helmshore home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other similar services.

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Helmshore Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Helmshore

There is a range of work that can be accomplished by your local Helmshore repointing specialist including stone strengthening, garden wall repointing Helmshore, brickwork crack repairs, brickwork joint raking and repair Helmshore, tuck pointing, cheap re-pointing Helmshore, fireplace restoration Helmshore, pointing and repointing crazy paving Helmshore, re-mortaring of brick joints Helmshore, the lime pointing of brickwork and stonework Helmshore, brick conservation, brickwork pointing and repointing, the replacement of damaged brickwork, facade restoration, ribbon pointing and re-pointing, brick & mortar tinting Helmshore, lintel replacement, stone wall repointing, chimney repairs Helmshore, patio repointing Helmshore, strap repointing, brickwork joint raking, brickwork repointing, pebbledash removal, lime mortar pointing and re-pointing, house re-pointing Helmshore, brick and masonry decorating Helmshore, rubble masonry, and repointing scaffolding. These are just a selection of the tasks that are carried out by those specialising in repointing. Helmshore specialists will be happy to tell you about their entire range of services.

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Skip Hire Helmshore

There is probably going to be quite a bit of waste created when you're doing any sort of home improvements or garden revamps in Helmshore. For your repointing work, varying levels of waste will be created, depending on your particular circumstances, and the scale of your project. Depending on who you employ to do the task, some tradesmen will include waste removal in the job quote and will be happy to get rid of it for you.

Where there's quite a lot of waste, most householders in Helmshore tend to hire a skip. Skips are available in all sizes and shapes, so there is definitely one out there to match your exact needs. Mini-skips can take roughly 2-3 yds of waste, midi-skips can take roughly 4-5 yds of waste, builders skips can take roughly 6-8 yds of waste and roll-on-roll-off skips can take roughly 20-25 yds of waste. Skip bags typically take approximately 1-1.5 yds of waste.

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Friends & Family

An endorsement by friends or family is a great place to begin when you're hunting for a repointing service, but this needn't be the only factor that affects your choice. Word of mouth normally tells if a project was done properly, and comes from the mouth of somebody you trust to be honest and truthful. To get an idea of prices you'll want to get at least 3 or 4 quotations from your list of potential tradesmen.

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Lancashire Repointing Enquiries

The latest Lancashire repointing job posts: Haris and Daisie Cowan recently enquired about getting a price for repointing a three bedroom detached house in Elswick, Lancashire. Mr and Mrs Hoyle recently enquired about the possibility of repointing a bungalow in Chipping, Lancashire. Alistair Makin recently asked for an estimate for repointing a brick garden wall in Waddington, Lancashire. Skylar and Jovan Lowry recently enquired about getting a price for repointing and pebble-dashing a detached house in Bickerstaffe. Elinor and Stanley Campbell recently enquired about the possibility of repointing a chimney on a detached house in Worsthorne. Justin Rowe recently enquired about repointing a crazy paving patio in Adlington. Brandon and Daisy-Mae Jacques recently requested a price quote for rebedding and repointing a roof on a bungalow in Bacup. Alvin and Alexis Murrell recently asked for an estimate for repointing and re-rendering a terraced house in Penwortham, Lancashire.


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Also find: Ramsbottom repointing, Lumb repointing, Cadshaw repointing, Edgworth repointing, Haslingden repointing, Irwell Vale repointing, Crawshawbooth repointing, Whittlestone Head repointing, Stubbins repointing, Hoddlesden repointing, Pickup Bank repointing, Haslingden Grane repointing, Whittlestone repointing, Rawtenstall repointing, Ewood Bridge repointing, Edenfield repointing services and more. All of these places are serviced by experts in repointing. Helmshore householders can get estimates by clicking here.

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Repointing Around Helmshore: Repointing services were recently required by householders living in Holden Place, Gorse Grove, Grane Road, Osborne Way, Narcissus Avenue, Dean Road, Kingsway, Dorset Drive, Calf Hey Road, Swinnel Brook Park, Holcombe Road, Gregory Fold, Broadway, Elizabeth Drive, Brooklands Avenue, Musden Avenue, Malvern Way, Sunny Bank Road, Grange Park Way, West View, Bracken Grove, Warburton Street, Musbury View, Snowdrop Close, Broadway Crescent, East Street, Park Street and these Helmshore postcodes: BB4 4AB, BB4 4NG, BB4 4AX, BB4 4LQ, BB4 4HZ, BB4 4LU, BB4 4NH, BB4 4LR, BB4 4LA, BB4 4LE. These places recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Helmshore home and business owners benefited from professional and reliable repointing services.

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(This repointing Helmshore page was created by Steve Locke 16-05-2022)