Repointing Llanelli

Llanelli Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Llanelli Wales (SA14): All structures in Llanelli will at some point in time require a little maintenance. If you've noticed the mortar or cement between the bricks on your Llanelli home is crumbling or cracking, you will need specialist help to stop the problem from worsening. It's imperative to keep the brickwork in pristine condition to keep your house watertight, and the most cost effective solution is to hire a brick repointing expert in Llanelli.

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It is the bricks and mortar that make a home sturdy and protected from the weather. To keep a home warm and dry the mortar must be in good enough condition to stop any dampness or draughts from forcing their way in through holes or gaps. How can you tell when your brickwork in Llanelli needs repointing?

Repointing Llanelli Wales (SA14)

It's just a case of checking your brickwork visually. If trouble spots can be swiftly spotted by such a cursory inspection, then it is likely that you're going to need some repointing. In areas which are out of reach, for example on chimney stacks or under eaves; you might need a specialist to assist you, but in most scenarios you'll easily be able to see any physical signs of deterioration yourself.

It is not only aesthetics that are at risk if your home in Llanelli needs to be repointed, there are issues of safety to also consider. The overall strength of your Llanelli house is determined by the condition of the bricks and mortar, and badly defective sections can adversely impact on this. In properties with chimneys and higher structures, any weakness in the integrity of the building can have serious consequences with regards to property damage and risk of injury.

It could possibly be that missing or eroding mortar is the result of damaged bricks. A professional Llanelli repointing contractor will replace any damaged brickwork before attempting the mortar repointing to ensure the perfect finish to your property.

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It may be a situation where in past times your Llanelli home's external brick walls were rendered or painted. If there are signs of bubbling, peeling or other damage to rendered and painted brickwork, it might suggest problems with the mortar or bricks permitting moisture to seep into the walls. The only practical way to figure out an issue of this type is by employing an experienced brickwork and repointing contractor who'll find the main cause behind the mortar damage. A decent repointing company in Llanelli will easily achieve this and help keep your home in the best condition.


Repointing takes a fair amount of time to complete successfully and will involve working at height in many cases. The first thing that a repointing company will perform is a visual survey to assess the severity of the damage to your home. This will allow them to offer you an itemised quotation for the renovation and repair. Don't assume all repointing companies in Llanelli provide the same level of service and the cheapest estimate might not always be the best choice.

A further site survey may be required once you accept a price quote and could involve the use of step ladders, or even a scaffold, to get to out-of-reach sections of your property. A quote after the second survey could even be higher thanks to issues identified by this more meticulous inspection. The older your structure is, the more chance that it is going to need repointing work, and this is particularly so for those houses in Llanelli over sixty years old.

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Reparation work can commence as soon as the problem areas have been confirmed and discussed with the owner of the property. Even single storey buildings and bungalows may require some form of scaffolding to establish a secure working platform for your repointing team. Once this is up then some sort of protective shielding will be fixed in position. This is to avoid any damage to property and minimise the risk of injury to anybody in the vicinity of the scaffold.

Pipes and cables might have to be removed or adjusted to allow ease of access to the brickwork behind them. As soon as the project has been finished and all repointing work undertaken these these will be secured back in place.

To enable the repointing team to access the affected brickwork, any rendering, pebble-dash or paint will now have to be removed before work can start. Once this has been done the bricks can be thoroughly cleaned and sanded to provide an even surface for work to begin.

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A professional Llanelli repointing company will be willing to prepare a test panel on your property in order to help you choose the different mortar finishes that are available, (Flush, Weather Struck, Tuck or Recessed pointing). This small test panel will allow you to see how each technique compares to each other and also which one fits your style of home best.

The joints in the brickwork are now raked out to take away the old, damaged mortar and clear the gaps between the bricks. This is a laborious process where any debris, dust and old mortar has to be carefully cleaned away to produce a satisfactory binding surface for the new mortar. Any windows and doors will be given extra attention by the repointers to avoid any excess applications of mortar or distortions of the frames which can cause problems in their opening and closing.

To avoid the fresh mortar drying out too rapidly, the brickwork will be damped down before the new pointing begins. The slower drying time helps to stop the mortar from cracking and becoming inflexible, which can bring about a weaker joint. When it is sufficiently dry it's time to clean off any excess mortar and smears from the adjacent bricks. The walls are split into areas, and each will be pointed, left to dry, and then cleaned off before the repointers move along to the next section of brickwork.

If any lead flashing work, brick replacement or chimney repairs needs doing by the repointing company during the work, now's the time that these repairs will be carried out.

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Any paint, rendering or other wall coverings that you need will be re-applied as soon as all the remedial repointing work has been completed. The pipes and cables will be re-positioned and the final phase of the repointing project will be to take down the scaffolding and remove all building waste and debris from the site.

The repointing of your house by a reputable Llanelli contractor will mean you'll not have to worry about your exterior brickwork for 50 to 60 years or more. They ought to also provide you with a guarantee to their work and be supported by professional qualifications and accreditation in the construction and building industry.

Suitable accreditations may take many forms, however the ones that are prominent with regards to repointing and bricklaying are: the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), the National House Building Council (NHBC) and the National Federation of Building Contractors (NFBC), with qualifications from industry front-runners such as the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building). The Construction Skills Certification Scheme is now obligatory for anybody working in the building industry and they must be willing to show their CSCS card on request to confirm their suitability to work on site.

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You should have no issues uncovering repointing specialists in Llanelli, and neighbouring places like: Morfa, Llannon, Trinsaran, Bryn, Trostre, Panteg, Burry Port, Furnace, Felinfoel, Pwll, Bynea, Llwynhendy, Dafen, Tumble, Llangennech, Kidwelly, Pembrey, Cross Hands, Pontarddulais. Areas with postcodes like SA14 8BL, SA14 8BE, SA14 8RZ, SA14 8AF, SA14 8DQ, SA14 8HL, SA14 8DY, SA14 8DX, SA14 8NU, and SA14 8QU are also covered. If they have the postcode SA14 and the telephone code 01554, it's a good bet that they work in Llanelli or someplace close by. You can click on the "QUOTE" form or banner to get more specifics on repointing in the local area.

Llanelli Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Llanelli

There are a wide range of tasks that can be completed by your local Llanelli repointing specialist including repointing of brickwork, strap pointing, brick gable end repointing, bucket handle repointing, the repair and repointing of stone walls, chimney repointing, stone pointing and repointing, mortar joint re-pointing Llanelli, the repointing of brick joints, lime mortar pointing and repointing, the repointing and pointing of brickwork, renovations to damaged brickwork Llanelli, stone wall repointing, the repointing of patios, pointing crazy paving, repointing rates Llanelli, damaged brickwork repairs, brickwork crack repairs Llanelli, mortar raking, and lots more.


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Also find: Cross Hands repointing, Bryn repointing, Trinsaran repointing, Kidwelly repointing, Trostre repointing, Morfa repointing, Felinfoel repointing, Dafen repointing, Bynea repointing, Furnace repointing, Pembrey repointing, Llwynhendy repointing, Pwll repointing, Pontarddulais repointing, Panteg repointing, Tumble repointing, Llannon repointing, Llangennech repointing, Burry Port repointing and more. All these villages and towns are covered by firms who do repointing. With a wealth of expertise and know-how, these talented professionals make sure your repointing job is executed to perfection. If you have some brickwork that is looking shabby and tired, why not seek professional assistance to help put it right again. Local residents can get quotes by going here. Need some brickwork repointing? Get a quote today - and don't delay!

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Repointing Services in Llanelli Wales (01554)
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