Repointing Hunstanton

Hunstanton Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Hunstanton Norfolk (PE36): All homes in Hunstanton require a little maintenance every now and then. Houses in Hunstanton are hit by all sorts of pollution, weather and other damaging factors that can affect the state of the mortar or cement between the bricks, and should you see indications of this you will need to contact a reliable repointing company. It is essential to keep your brickwork in good condition to keep your home watertight, and the most efficient solution is to hire the services of a brick repointing specialist in Hunstanton.

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It is the mortar and bricks that make a property strong and secure against the weather. The mortar must be sound, without any holes or gaps to be able to stop any water or draughts from finding a way into your property. But how can you be sure when you need to repoint your home in Hunstanton?

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Essentially, you need to take a close look at the state of the bricks and mortar of your external walls. If you discover damage or sections that look different to the rest of the building, you might want to contact a professional repointing company for a more thorough investigation. In most instances you'll be able to see any physical signs of damage, however in sections which are out of reach, such as under eaves or on chimneys; you may need the services of a specialist to help you.

Crumbling mortar doesn't only look horrible, it can lead to questions of safety too. The overall strength of your Hunstanton property depends on the integrity of the bricks and mortar, and badly crumbling sections can adversely affect this. In taller structures and houses with chimney stacks, any weakness in the framework of the dwelling can have serious implications in respect to property damage and risk of injury.

It might be that crumbling or missing mortar has been caused by damaged brickwork. Any damaged bricks discovered during the survey by the repointing company will be repaired or replaced before any repointing is completed.

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Many Hunstanton properties in the past have had their exterior walls painted or rendered with plaster to help shield the brickwork. Any flaking, cracks or bubbling of paint or plaster could signify a deterioration of either bricks or mortar under the surface. Inspection of this issue, by a professional repointer is the only reliable way to ensure that the damage doesn't spread further and cause structural challenges in the future. By using a qualified and reputable bricklayer or repointing specialist you'll keep your exterior walls in the best possible condition.


Repointing takes a fair amount of time to complete properly and will entail working at height in many cases. The very first thing a repointing company will do is a visual inspection to ascertain the damage and requirements to your brickwork. This will allow them to provide you with a quote for renovation and repair. It is invariably best to get price quotes from different repointing contractors in Hunstanton and verify the levels of service offered between them.

A second site survey might be needed as soon as you accept a price quote and might include the use of ladders, or even scaffolding, to access hard to reach areas of your house. It may be that this more in depth survey may expose further issues that might increase the initial price quote. The older your structure is, the more chance that it's going to need to be repointed, and this is particularly true for those properties in Hunstanton that are in excess of sixty years old.

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Repointing work can commence once the problem areas have been detected and discussed with the property owner. Most homes will need a scaffold to establish a secure platform from which to do the repointing. When this is up then some type of protective sheet will be fixed in position. This protective sheeting should prevent any mortar dust or other debris from causing damage to your house, or nearby properties, and is also a safety measure to prevent injuries to anybody that's passing by.

Pipes and wires may have to be removed or adjusted to allow access to the walls behind them. On completion of the project all of these will be put back into their original positions.

To allow the repointers to access the brickwork of your external walls, any paint, rendering or pebble-dash will now have to be removed before work can commence. After the removal of such coverings all the brickwork will be cleaned and sanded, this gives the repointers a consistent wall surface to work with.

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If you have not yet decided on a a pointing style (Flush, Weather Struck, Recessed or Tuck pointing), or you wish to see how the various different pointing options look on your house, a professional Hunstanton repointing specialist will be willing to produce a test panel on your brickwork. This small test panel will enable you to see how each of the methods compares with one another and also which suits the style of your home best.

Now the dusty work begins as the old mortar is removed by raking and cleaning out the joints. This is a time consuming stage and entails 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 doors and windows will be paid extra care by the repointers to avoid any disturbances of the frames or having too much mortar applied which can lead to problems with their closing and opening.

When the joints are clean, the brickwork should be damped down to help stop the new mortar from drying out too rapidly and subsequently cracking. This slower drying time helps to stop the mortar from cracking and becoming inflexible, which creates a compromised joint. Any excess mortar and smears that are left on the brickwork can be cleaned away once the mortar has had sufficient time for drying. The walls will usually be split into areas, and each one in turn will be repointed, left to dry, and then cleaned off before the repointers move along to a new section of brickwork.

If any lead flashing work, brick replacement or chimney repairs needs to be done by the repointing company during the work, now is the time that these tasks will be carried out.

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As soon as the whole of the building is repointed and cleaned, and if you would like to recover the walls with rendering or re-paint the bricks, now is the time to do this. After the cables and pipes are placed back into place, scaffolding will be removed and all the debris and waste disposed of.

Your brickwork repointing should be good for another fifty to sixty years as long as it is undertaken by a skilled and experienced repointing company in Hunstanton. Warranties that are offered for the repointing should have an affiliation with manufacturers and providers from the construction industry covering substandard materials.

Such accreditations might include: the National House Building Council (NHBC), the National Federation of Building Contractors (NFBC) and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), whilst qualifications could range between City & Guilds, NVQ's and Diplomas from building industry specialists such as the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building). The Construction Skills Certification Scheme is now mandatory for anybody working in the construction industry and they must be willing to produce their CSCS card on request to confirm their aptitude be working on your home.

Repointing work can be done in Hunstanton and also in: North Creake, Shernborne, Dersingham, Great Bircham, Docking, Burnham Market, Sedgeford, Heacham, Thornham, Ringstead, Burnham Deepdale, Syderstone, Snettisham, Ingoldisthorpe, and in these postcodes PE36 6AL, PE36 5BB, PE36 5DL, PE36 5PE, PE36 6AB, PE36 5PX, PE36 5HP, PE36 5AQ, PE36 6AE, PE36 6BA. Local Hunstanton repointing specialists will likely have the postcode PE36 and the telephone dialling code 01485. Checking this can make certain that you're accessing local repointing. Hunstanton property owners can utilise these and countless other related services.

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Tuckpointing Hunstanton

Tuck pointing is a method of repointing old and battered brickwork where the mortar joints are unstable and crumbling. The aesthetic look of walls can be improved with this approach, giving the illusion that they are in far better condition than they really are, and giving the impression of perfectly-formed brickwork.

This process involves raking out the old, crumbling mortar and replacing it with a new mortar mix which is colour-blended with the brick or stone that constitutes the wall. Then to make it appear like the joints are even and neat, where in fact the joints are actually wide and irregular in width, a narrow contrasting strip of lighter mortar is "tucked" in.

Without the requirement for any disruptive renovations, the outcome of tuckpointing can be quite spectacular, particularly when seen from a distance, and can dramatically enhance the overall appearance of a wall. You should also be able to get tuckpointing done in North Creake, Shernborne, Dersingham, Great Bircham, Docking, Burnham Market, Sedgeford, Heacham, Thornham, Ringstead, Burnham Deepdale, Syderstone, Snettisham, Ingoldisthorpe, and in Hunstanton itself.

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Roof tiles and mortar joints should be checked every other year at a minimum. Repointing simple mortar cracks can prevent leaking roofs and expensive reroofing jobs in Hunstanton. Pay extra attention to ridge tiles since they are exposed to weathering from all sides and may exhibit cracks in the mortar joints before other tiles on the roof. If cracks are discovered in the mortar between ridge tiles, the options are repoint the joints or rebed the ridge tile.

Repointing Specialists Norfolk

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In the Norfolk area you will also find: Tilney St Lawrence brickwork-repointing, Morley repointing services, Lammas repointing specialists, Scottow repointing specialists, Little Plumstead brick repointing, Stow Bardolph repointing services, East Runton brickwork-repointing, Watton brickwork-repointing, Sporle brickwork-repointing, Hempnall repointing specialists, Lingwood repointing services, Acle brick repointing, Downham Market brickwork-repointing, Walsoken brickwork-repointing, Overstrand repointing specialists, Newton Flotman repointing services, Brooke brick repointing, Hemsby repointing, Harleston repointing, Newton Flotman brick repointing, Wroxham brickwork-repointing, North Walsham repointing services, Horsham St Fait repointing services, Reepham repointing services, Beetley repointing services, Reedham repointing services, Easton repointing, Griston repointing specialists, Stoke Ferry repointing specialists.

Hunstanton Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Hunstanton

There are a wide range of tasks that can be completed by your local Hunstanton repointing specialist including crack stitching, bed joint reinforcement, crack injection Hunstanton, damaged brickwork replacement Hunstanton, the lime pointing of brickwork and stonework, stone strengthening, fireplace repointing Hunstanton, roof repointing Hunstanton, garden wall repointing, brickwork joints raking and repointing, slab repointing Hunstanton, lintel replacement, brick and masonry decorating, lime mortar repairs, rubble masonry Hunstanton, ridge tile repointing Hunstanton, the repointing of chimneys Hunstanton, tuck pointing Hunstanton, stone repointing, the re-pointing of brick joints Hunstanton, repointing of brickwork, repointing services Hunstanton, facade restoration Hunstanton, domestic repointing, repointing work on mortar joints, chimney repairs, brick joint restoration, repointing crazy paving, bucket handle re-pointing Hunstanton, patch repointing Hunstanton, brickwork joint raking Hunstanton, weather struck pointing and re-pointing, mortar raking, stone wall repointing Hunstanton, and repointing scaffolds. These are just a small portion of the duties that are handled by experts in repointing. Hunstanton companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of services.

Norfolk Repointing Enquiries

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Recent Norfolk repointing customer projects: Mr and Mrs Stanley recently enquired about repointing a terraced house in Burgh Castle. Liberty Faulkner from Necton was looking for a tradesperson to repoint a gable end. Teigan Harry and Krish Harry recently enquired about repointing a bungalow in Lyng, Norfolk. Mr and Mrs O doherty recently enquired about the possibility of repointing a chimney stack on a semi-detached house in Great Massingham, Norfolk. Rafferty Currie and Nadia Currie recently asked for a quotation for repointing and re-rendering a terraced house in Costessey, Norfolk. Zuzanna Cunningham and Hunter Cunningham recently asked for an estimate for rebedding and repointing a roof on a semi-detached house in Coltishall, Norfolk. Isaac Barclay and Tahlia Barclay recently asked for a quote for repointing a semi-detached house in Bawdeswell. Yasmine Bruce recently requested an estimate for repairing and repointing a chimney stack on a bungalow in Watlington.


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Also find: Great Bircham repointing, Burnham Market repointing, Thornham repointing, Sedgeford repointing, Shernborne repointing, North Creake repointing, Ringstead repointing, Docking repointing, Heacham repointing, Burnham Deepdale repointing, Dersingham repointing, Snettisham repointing, Syderstone repointing, Ingoldisthorpe repointing services and more. All these villages and towns are catered for by experts in repointing. Hunstanton home and property owners can get repointing price quotes by clicking here.

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Repointing Around Hunstanton: Property owners living in the following roads and areas have just recently enquired about repointing services - Glebe Avenue, Lyndhurst Court, Sandringham Road, Northgate, Crescent Road, Annes Drive, Prince William Close, Jubilee Close, Boston Square, Hastings Drive, Nene Road, Nelson Drive, Clarence Road, Lighthouse Lane, James Street, Peddars Close, Old Town Way, Crescent Lane, Gower Close, Le Strange Terrace, St. Edmunds Avenue, Cliff Court, Cypress Place, Lincoln Square, Buckingham Court, Queens Gardens, Queens Drive, as well as the following Hunstanton area postcodes: PE36 6AL, PE36 5BB, PE36 5DL, PE36 5PE, PE36 6AB, PE36 5PX, PE36 5HP, PE36 5AQ, PE36 6AE, PE36 6BA. These places recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Hunstanton home and property owners received dependable and high quality repointing services on each occasion.

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Other Tradespeople in Hunstanton: Needless to say, when you happen to be doing home repairs and improvements in Hunstanton, Norfolk, you'll likely be in need of all types of different tradesmen and as well as repointing in Hunstanton, Norfolk, you may also need a conversion specialist in Hunstanton, a plasterer in Hunstanton, a stonemason in Hunstanton, SKIP HIRE in Hunstanton, a flooring specialist in Hunstanton, window installation in Hunstanton, a tiler in Hunstanton, waste removal in Hunstanton, a roofer in Hunstanton, scaffolding in Hunstanton, brickwork cleaning in Hunstanton, jet washing in Hunstanton, a carpenter in Hunstanton, a building contractor in Hunstanton, a bricklayer in Hunstanton, and other different Hunstanton tradesmen.

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(This repointing Hunstanton page was updated by S Locke 06-07-2022)