Repointing Shepperton

Shepperton Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Shepperton Surrey (TW17): All homes and buildings in Shepperton will at some point require a bit maintenance. Homes and buildings in Shepperton are hit by all weathers, pollution and other damaging factors which can have an adverse effect on the state of the cement or mortar between the brickwork, and if you notice evidence of this you will need to get in touch with an experienced repointing contractor. A professional brick repointing contractor in Shepperton will offer an effective solution to repair your brickwork and make sure that it remains watertight.

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It should be remembered that any house is only as strong as the bricks and mortar that hold it together. To keep a property warm and dry the mortar has to be in good enough condition to stop any water or draughts from forcing their way in through holes or gaps. How do you know when your property in Shepperton needs repointing?

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In essence, you have to inspect your external walls and look for any damage. Repointing is normally needed if you can visually identify some problem areas. It may be better to bring in a specialist to examine hard to reach and remote sections such as chimney stacks or under eaves, but in the majority of houses you should be able to see any indications of deterioration quite easily.

It isn't only the visual appearance that is in jeopardy if your property in Shepperton needs repointing, there are safety issues to consider as well. Mortar is the binding agent that holds the structure and shape together in any Shepperton property, and if badly in poor condition can affect the integrity of a structure. If this is impaired, the structure can become unstable, which when it comes to higher buildings or chimneys, can cause serious damage and be a risk to life.

If bricks have been weakened or damaged over time and are the main cause of the problems with your mortar joints they may need to be replaced. Any defective brickwork identified during the inspection by the company will be replaced or repaired before any repointing takes place.

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If the exterior walls of your Shepperton home have been painted or rendered in past times you could notice patches that are discoloured or prone to damp. If you start to discover bubbling, cracks or flaking of the paint or render it could indicate more substantial damage underneath. To stop the degradation spreading and leading to more serious problems in the future, it is advisable to seek the help of a repointing and brickwork specialist who can figure out the root cause of the issue. A decent repointing company in Shepperton can achieve this and help to keep your property in the best condition possible.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS FOR REPOINTING BRICKWORK IN SHEPPERTON?

It can take quite a while to repoint a building and, subject to the layout of your property, can also involve working at considerable height. The very first thing that a repointing contractor will do is a visual survey to assess the severity of the damage to your house. This will enable them to offer you a quote for repointing work needed. Never assume that all repointing specialists in Shepperton provide the same level of service and the cheapest quote may not always be the best option.

A second site survey could be required as soon as you accept a quote and may involve the use of extending ladders, or perhaps even scaffolding, to get to hard to reach parts of your home. This second, more stringent survey may reveal additional problem areas that might have an effect on the first estimate. If your home in Shepperton is more than 60 years old and has never undergone repointing then it's likely to require additional work than a more modern dwelling.

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As soon as any issues have been uncovered then reparation work can begin. It is likely your repointing specialist will require the erection of scaffolding in order to have a stable working platform while doing the work on your home. An arrangement of protective shielding or sheeting should then be attached to the exterior of the scaffold. This protective sheeting should stop any debris or mortar dust from harming your house, or neighbouring properties, and also provides an extra layer of safety to help prevent injuries to anyone passing by.

Any exterior wiring, such as TV or satellite cables, will be removed from the walls and pipework may be adjusted or removed to permit access to the brickwork behind. On completion of the project all pipes and cables will be placed back in their appropriate positions.

If your building is pebble-dashed, painted or rendered, these coatings will now need to be removed to allow the repointing team to commence the repair work. When this has been removed the bricks can be diligently sanded and cleaned to provide an even surface to work on.

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A reliable Shepperton repointing company will be happy to knock up a test panel on your home to help you to decide on the various different designs available for the mortar, (Flush, Weather Struck, Recessed or Tuck pointing). This helps you see how each would look on your property and highlight the different styles and colours available.

The next step is to remove the old, crumbling mortar in stages by raking and scraping out the joints in the brickwork. This is quite a laborious process where the old mortar and any dust or loose debris must be carefully cleaned out to produce a good binding surface for the new mortar. Any doors and windows will be paid extra care by the repointers to prevent any excess applications of mortar or distortions of the frames which could cause issues with their closing and opening.

Something that must be avoided is the new mortar drying out too quickly, and this can be averted by dampening down the brickwork. This slower drying time stops the mortar from cracking and becoming inflexible, which creates a weakened joint. During the application of the mortar there'll be excess mortar and smears on the adjoining brickwork that looks sloppy, however this can be removed once it's dried out. A wire brush can be used to clean the wall areas that have been finished before starting on the next part of the wall needing work.

During this stage the necessity for any lead flashing work, brick replacement or chimney repairs will be completed by the contractor.

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Once the whole of the house has been repointed and cleaned, and if you would like to re-paint the bricks or re-apply the rendering, then that will now be accomplished. The cables and pipes will be reattached and the final stage of the project will be to take down the scaffolding and work platforms and remove all debris and building waste from the site.

A reputable Shepperton repointing and brick repair company will provide you with a solution that should last at least sixty years. They ought to also provide a warranty for their work and be supported by professional certifications and qualifications in the construction and building industry.

If a repointing company has accreditation or qualifications from bodies such as the National Federation of Building Contractors (NFBC), the National House Building Council (NHBC) and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), you can be reassured that you're dealing with an experienced and respected business. In addition to that, every person on the repointing team who carries out work on your property should be a member of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme to verify they have the appropriate training and skills to be working on the project.


Repointing work can be done in Shepperton and also in: Oatlands Park, Walton-on-Thames, Lower Halliford, Meadowlands, Littleton, Ashford Common, Addlestone, Sunbury Common, Ashley Park, Weybridge, Whiteley Village, Upper Halliford, as well as in these postcodes TW17 8EH, TW17 8BG, TW16 7EY, TW17 8DU, TW17 8LH, TW17 8JN, TW17 8QH, TW17 0AT, TW17 8EL, TW17 8SS. Locally based Shepperton repointing specialists will probably have the postcode TW17 and the dialling code 01932. Checking this out should ensure you access local repointing. Shepperton home and business owners are able to utilise these and many other related services.

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Tuckpointing Shepperton

What Exactly is Tuck Pointing? A restoration method which can be used on old and battered brick or stonework where the mortar joints are crumbling and unstable, tuck pointing (or tuckpointing) can be very helpful. It's purpose is to enhance the aesthetic appearance of walls, giving the impression that they are in good shape and in better condition than they really are.

This practice involves raking out the old, crumbling mortar and replacing it with a mortar mix that is colour-matched to the stone or brick that constitutes the wall. Then a narrow line of lighter mortar which is contrasting in colour is applied, giving the perception that the previously wide and untidy joints are even and neat.

The impact of tuckpointing can be quite striking, especially when observed from a distance, and can dramatically enhance the visual appearance of a wall without the need for major refurbishments. You should also be able to get tuckpointing done in Oatlands Park, Walton-on-Thames, Lower Halliford, Meadowlands, Littleton, Ashford Common, Addlestone, Sunbury Common, Ashley Park, Weybridge, Whiteley Village, Upper Halliford, and and of course in Shepperton itself. (Tags: Tuck Pointing Shepperton, Tuck Pointing Mortar Joints Shepperton, Tuckpointing Shepperton).

Repointing Enquiries Surrey

Repointing Enquiries Surrey

Current Surrey repointing job posts: Mr and Mrs Hinde recently requested a quotation for repointing a semi-detached house in Fetcham. Kenzie Crabb and Manha Crabb recently requested a quote for repointing and re-rendering a detached house in Blindley Heath, Surrey. Aleeza and Stephen Silva recently requested a quote for repointing a cottage in Wormley. Annabell Harrington recently enquired about repointing a stone patio in Windlesham. Stella Cummins and Ollie Cummins recently enquired about the possibility of repointing and pebble-dashing a detached house in Westcott, Surrey. Mr and Mrs Hallam recently enquired about repointing a Victorian four bedroom detached house in Holmwood. Bronte and Kobi Glenn recently enquired about repointing a chimney on a terraced house in Woodhatch. Lili Fairbairn recently enquired about the possibility of repairing and repointing a damaged chimney on a bungalow in Great Bookham.

Family and Friends

It is a well known fact that homeowners are more inclined to accept an endorsement from a friend or family member. So, if you have family or friends who have recently had repointing done, and were satisfied with the outcome you could ask if they're prepared to recommend them. Word of mouth is frequently regarded as better than reviews or commercial advertising, because it provides a better perception of quality, and comes straight from the mouth of someone who you trust. You should prepare a list of at least 3 or 4 tradespeople and get a quotation from each of them.

Shepperton Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Shepperton

There is a range of work that can be conducted by your local Shepperton repointing specialist including re-pointing mortar joints, bed joint reinforcement Shepperton, stone wall repointing, crack stitching, damaged brickwork repairs, stone strengthening Shepperton, ribbon pointing, cheap re-pointing, commercial repointing in Shepperton, pebble-dash removal, stone re-pointing, patio repointing, brickwork joints raking and repointing Shepperton, the repointing of brickwork joints Shepperton, repointing paving, mortar raking Shepperton, brickwork joint raking Shepperton, crack repairs to brickwork, rubble masonry, facade restoration Shepperton, stone restoration, repointing services in Shepperton, lintel replacement, re-mortaring of brick joints, the repointing of brick gable ends, bucket handle pointing and re-pointing Shepperton, masonry restoration, residential repointing, and repointing scaffolding. Listed are just a handful of the tasks that are carried out by experts in repointing. Shepperton specialists will be happy to tell you about their entire range of services.

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Also find: Ashley Park repointing, Upper Halliford repointing, Weybridge repointing, Sunbury Common repointing, Littleton repointing, Lower Halliford repointing, Oatlands Park repointing, Walton-on-Thames repointing, Addlestone repointing, Ashford Common repointing, Whiteley Village repointing, Meadowlands repointing services and more. The majority of these areas are covered by specialists in repointing. Shepperton residents can get repointing estimates by clicking here.

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Repointing Around Shepperton: In the previous year brickwork was repointed in the following Shepperton streets: Manor Farm Avenue, Dockett Eddy Lane, Gordon Road, Westbury Close, Farm Close, Station Road, Chertsey Road, Ferry Square, Mulberry Trees, Thames Meadow, Manor House Court, High Street, Bishop Duppas Park, Burchetts Way, Towpath, Shepherds Close, Russington Road, Green Lane, Walton Lane, Kilmiston Avenue, Shepperton Court Drive, The Malyons, Sheep Walk, Thurlestone Close, Gordon Drive, Durrell Way, Caesar's Way, Swan Walk, and in these Surrey postcodes: TW17 8EH, TW17 8BG, TW16 7EY, TW17 8DU, TW17 8LH, TW17 8JN, TW17 8QH, TW17 0AT, TW17 8EL, TW17 8SS. These locations recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Shepperton home and business owners were given professional and dependable repointing services in every case.

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(This repointing Shepperton page was written by S. N. Locke 16-05-2022)