Repointing Loddon

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Repointing Loddon Norfolk (NR14): At some stage every building in Loddon will need a little maintenance, whether it's a residential house or a commercial property. Homes and buildings in Loddon are hit by all sorts of weather, pollution and other harmful factors that may affect the state of the mortar or cement between the bricks, and should you discover evidence of this you might have to call someone in. The most cost effective solution would be to employ a brick repointing specialist in Loddon, to keep your home watertight and knock your brickwork back into pristine shape.

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A property is only as sturdy as the bricks and mortar that hold it together, and this is always worth bearing in mind. To keep a structure warm and dry the mortar must be in sufficiently good condition to stop any draughts and moisture from forcing its way in through holes or gaps. But how can you be sure precisely when you need to repoint your property in Loddon?

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Basically, you need to have a close look at the state of the bricks and mortar of your exterior walls. Repointing is normally necessary if you're able to visually spot a problem area. In areas which are remote or hidden, like on chimney stacks or under eaves; you might need to call on an expert to help you, but in most cases you'll easily be able to spot any external signs of damage for yourself.

It's not only that defective mortar looks poor, there are safety issues that come out of this too. The overall strength of your Loddon property relies on the integrity of the bricks and mortar, and badly defective areas can adversely affect this. A property can become unsound if it's structure is impaired in this way, and it can cause serious damage or even risk to life, especially when evident in taller buildings or chimneys.

It may be the case that cracked or damaged bricks are the primary cause of any missing or eroding mortar that you encounter on your house. So as to restore the brickwork at the same time as repointing, a reputable brick repointing contractor in Loddon will swiftly identify any areas that require possible replacement.

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The exterior walls of many Loddon properties were painted or plastered over in the past. Any bubbling, cracks or peeling of paint or render could signify damage to either mortar or bricks beneath the surface. To avoid the deterioration spreading and causing more serious problems at a later date, it is a good idea to seek the assistance of a repointing specialist who can figure out the cause of the issue. By using this kind of professional service you'll be able to keep your property safe, solid and looking awesome.

WHAT STEPS ARE REQUIRED IN REPOINTING BRICKWORK IN LODDON?

It takes time to repoint a building and, depending on the layout of your home, can also entail working up high. To check the level of damage and the work that is needed on your building, the initial step for a repointing specialist will be to perform a visual inspection of the site. A survey is the best way by which a repointing contractor can give you a price quote for the level of work that is needed on your brickwork. The same level of service won't be offered by all repointing specialists in Loddon, so make sure that you obtain a minimum of three estimates, and closely consider each of them.

After you have agreed to a specific quote, an additional site survey may be necessary using a ladder or even scaffolding to fully inspect your home and get to those out-of-reach areas. If this second more detailed survey reveals further, more serious issues, the first quote might have to be be revised. If your Loddon property has not been previously repointed and is over sixty years old, the likelihood is that it will need more restorative work than would be the case with a modern one.

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A decent repointing contractor in Loddon will go over any issues found with your home and explore the most effective options for repair before commencing any actual work. Even bungalows and single storey buildings might need some form of scaffolding to provide a sturdy working platform for your repointing team. A form of protective shielding or sheeting will then be secured to the outside of the scaffold. This helps to prevent any property damage and minimise the injury risk to everyone in the vicinity of the work.

All cables, pipes and conduits which are mounted on the wall may be removed or loosened to allow access to the brickwork behind them. Once the project has been completed and all remedial action carried out these pipes and cables will be secured back in position.

To allow the repointing team to access the affected brickwork, any pebble-dash, paint or rendering will now have to be removed before work can start. When this has been removed the brickwork is meticulously cleaned and sanded to establish a uniform surface for work to begin.

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A dependable Loddon repointing company will be able to mock up a small test panel on your brickwork to help you choose the different mortar finishes that are available, (Weather Struck, Tuck, Recessed or Flush pointing). This small test panel will allow you to visualise how each of the techniques compares with one another and also which fits your style of house best.

Now the dusty work will begin as the old mortar is removed by raking and cleaning out the brick joints. This can be a laborious process where any dust, debris and old mortar must be carefully removed to provide a satisfactory bonding surface for the new mortar. 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 problems in their closing and opening.

One thing that must be avoided is the rapid drying out of the new mortar, and this can be averted by dampening the walls. This delayed drying time stops the mortar from becoming inflexible and cracking, which can lead to a compromised joint. During the mortar application there'll be smears and some excess mortar on the brickwork which looks untidy, however this can be removed as soon as it's properly dried. The repointers will tackle the walls in small sections, cleaning each one as they go along before starting on a new patch.

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

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Any rendering, paint or other wall covering you require will be put back as soon as all of the remedial repointing work has been concluded. The cables and pipes will be re-positioned and the final stage of the repointing project will be to take down the scaffolding and work platforms and dispose of all building waste and debris.

The repointing of your house by an experienced Loddon contractor should mean that you won't need to worry yourself about your external brickwork for fifty years or so. All reparation work should be completed with a guarantee of at least twelve months and have construction industry accreditations.

Such accreditation could include the likes of: the NFBC (National Federation of Building Contractors), the NHBC (National House-Building Council) and the FMB (Federation of Master Builders), while qualifications might range between NVQ's, Diplomas and City & Guilds from construction industry specialists like the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Every person who carries out work on repairing and repointing your house should additionally be signed up to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be prepared to confirm their skills and ability by showing an appropriate CSCS card.

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Repointing services can be accessed in the Loddon area, and in: Nogdam End, Seething, Langley Street, Chedgrave, Cantley, Carleton St Peter, Ashby St Mary, Reedham, Sisland, Raveningham, The Laurels, Kirby Row, Hales, Stubbs Green, Heckingham, Bergh Apton, Claxton, Langley, Hardley, plus places with postcodes like: NR14 6DL, NR14 6FT, NR14 6DU, NR14 6LT, NR14 6LE, NR14 6UX, NR14 6JF, NR14 6JD, NR14 6LP, NR14 6DW. Repointing contractors from Loddon should have the postcode NR14 and the telephone code 01508. Verifying this will confirm you're accessing local repointing. Loddon property owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other similar services. To find details on repointing near you click on the "QUOTE" banner.

Tuckpointing Loddon

Exactly What is Tuck Pointing? Tuckpointing (or tuck-pointing) is a procedure for repointing old and dilapidated brick or stonework where the mortar is unstable and crumbling. To give the impression that they are in perfect condition, it is a technique which is employed to cosmetically improve the appearance of walls.

This practice involves raking out the old, crumbling mortar and replacing it with a mortar mixture which is colour-matched to the stone or brick that makes up the wall. Then a narrow strip of lighter mortar which is contrasting in colour is "tucked" in, making it look like the formerly wide and irregular joints are neat and even.

The impact of tuckpointing can be quite spectacular, particularly when seen from afar, and can dramatically enhance the visual appearance of a wall without the need for major works. You can also get tuckpointing done in Nogdam End, Seething, Langley Street, Chedgrave, Cantley, Carleton St Peter, Ashby St Mary, Reedham, Sisland, Raveningham, The Laurels, Kirby Row, Hales, Stubbs Green, Heckingham, Bergh Apton, Claxton, Langley, Hardley, and and of course in Loddon. (Tags: Tuckpointing Loddon, Tuck-Pointing Loddon, Tuckpointing Mortar Loddon).

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Loddon Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Loddon

There is a range of work that can be carried out by your local Loddon repointing specialist including chimney repairs, damaged brickwork replacement, brickwork repointing Loddon, bucket handle repointing, lintel replacement, stone strengthening Loddon, gable end repointing Loddon, brick step repointing Loddon, tuck pointing, the repointing and pointing of brickwork, the repointing of patios in Loddon, brickwork paint removal Loddon, foundation repointing Loddon, repointing quotes in Loddon, brick joint repairs, tile repointing Loddon, repointing of brickwork, cheap repointing Loddon, brick & mortar tinting Loddon, slab repointing Loddon, crack injection, rubble masonry Loddon, lime mortar repointing Loddon, lime mortar repairs, the lime pointing of stonework and brickwork, mortar raking, brickwork joint raking Loddon, ribbon pointing, fireplace repointing Loddon, residential repointing, valley repointing Loddon, cracked brickwork repairs Loddon, porch repointing Loddon, and repointing scaffolding. These are just an example of the tasks that are conducted by experts in repointing. Loddon professionals will let you know their entire range of services.

Repointing Enquiries Norfolk

Repointing Enquiries Norfolk

Recent Norfolk repointing projects: Ayden Ricci was searching for repointing specialists near Northrepps, Norfolk. Amanah and Nikita Bowen recently enquired about repointing a stone garden wall in Narborough, Norfolk. Deborah and Miles Morgan recently asked for an estimate for repointing a bungalow in Middleton. Raife and Isabel Wilcox recently requested an estimate for repairing and repointing a damaged chimney on a terraced house in Gressenhall, Norfolk. Aiyla and Frederick Mccall recently requested an estimate for repointing a chimney on a bungalow in Thurlton, Norfolk. Elspeth Alderson and Saxon Alderson recently asked for an estimate for repointing a semi-detached house in Trunch. River and Ria Corcoran recently requested a quotation for repointing a crazy paved patio in Hethersett, Norfolk. Callen Callaghan recently requested a price quote for repointing an old stone cottage in Runton.

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Home refurbishments and garden revamps make us feel much better about ourselves and our properties in Loddon, however, as with almost everything that make us feel good there are certain downsides, and in this instance it is the piles of waste that are created. Your specific repointing work might produce hardly any waste, and then again it could produce a lot. You might have to make your own arrangements for waste removal, as a lot of tradespeople don't include this in their quote.

One of the simplest and most hassle-free ways to dispose of this waste is to hire a skip. No matter what quantity of rubbish is involved, there'll be a perfect skip size available. You can select from a mini-skip, a midi-skip, a builders skip or a roll-on roll-off skip, or you could even go with the skip bag alternative.

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Family & Friends

If you're aware of friends or neighbours who have used the services of a local Loddon repointing service previously, they might be able to offer a recommendation. It's acknowledged by over eighty per cent of people in Loddon, that word of mouth recommendations are preferable to any other form of endorsement. From the shortlist of repointing services, see if you can get at least three different quotations.

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Also find: Stubbs Green pointing, The Laurels pointing, Claxton pointing, Carleton St Peter pointing, Bergh Apton pointing, Heckingham pointing, Langley Street pointing, Langley pointing, Chedgrave pointing, Sisland pointing, Nogdam End pointing, Ashby St Mary pointing, Cantley pointing, Raveningham pointing, Kirby Row pointing, Seething pointing, Hardley pointing, Hales pointing, Reedham repointing services and more. Most of these areas are serviced by experts in repointing. Loddon householders can get price quotes by going here.

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Repointing Around Loddon: Households in Kittens Lane, Old Mill Loke, Gunton Road, Foxes Loke, Farthing Close, Hawthorne Close, Halfpenny Court, Beccles Road, Leman Grove, Hobart Road, Clay Court, Heckingham Holes, Mill Road, Beech Close, Harvey Green, Market Place, Longfield Close, Transport Lane, Mundham Road, Low Bungay Road, Freeman Close, Little Money Road, Pyes Mill Road, Bridge Street, Elm Close, Bungay Road, George Lane, have needed repointing services just recently. Brickwork repointing was also completed in these Loddon area postcodes: NR14 6DL, NR14 6FT, NR14 6DU, NR14 6LT, NR14 6LE, NR14 6UX, NR14 6JF, NR14 6JD, NR14 6LP, NR14 6DW. These areas recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Loddon home and business owners were given high quality and competent repointing services in all cases.

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(This repointing Loddon article was updated on 23-01-2023)