Repointing Stansted Mountfitchet

Stansted Mountfitchet Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Stansted Mountfitchet Essex (CM24): All homes and business premises in Stansted Mountfitchet require a little maintenance every so often. Buildings in Stansted Mountfitchet are hit by all sorts of weather, pollution and other damaging factors that can affect the condition of the cement or mortar between the brickwork, and should you discover indications of this you might want to get in touch with an experienced repointing company. It's essential to keep your brickwork in excellent condition to keep your house watertight, and the most effective solution is to hire a brick repointing expert in Stansted Mountfitchet.

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You must remember that any building is only as strong as the mortar and bricks that hold it together. If the mortar is in an unsatisfactory condition with holes, gaps or crumbling areas, then dampness or draughts can get into your property and cause many problems to structure and its interior. Is it pretty easy to establish when you may need repointing?

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Simply put, you must examine your exterior walls and check for any damage. Repointing is generally required if you can visually identify some problem areas. It may be better to bring in a specialist to inspect hard to reach sections such as under eaves or on chimneys, however in many homes you ought to be able to see any signs of damage fairly easily.

Damaged mortar does not only look bad, it can lead to questions of safety as well. The integrity of any Stansted Mountfitchet house is only as reliable as its mortar and bricks. If this is impaired, the framework can become unstable, which with regards to chimney stacks or taller buildings, can cause serious damage and be a risk to life.

It may be that crumbling or missing mortar is the result of damaged bricks. A reliable Stansted Mountfitchet repointing contractor will repair any defective bricks before continuing with the mortar repointing to ensure the best possible finish to your home.

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If the external walls of your Stansted Mountfitchet property have been painted or plastered over in the past you might see patches that are prone to dampness or are discoloured. Any flaking, discolouration or bubbling of paint or render could signify a deterioration of either bricks or mortar beneath the surface. Investigation of this issue, by a repointing specialist is the only safe way to guarantee the damage does not spread further and cause structural challenges in the future. By using a qualified and reputable bricklayer or repointing company you will keep the exterior walls of your house in the best possible condition.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS FOR REPOINTING BRICKWORK IN STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET?

Repointing takes time to complete correctly and will involve working at considerable height in many cases. The very first thing a repointing company will do is a visual survey to assess the severity of the damage to your property. A survey is the only way in which a repointing company can offer you an accurate quotation for the amount of work required on your damaged brickwork. Do not assume all repointing companies in Stansted Mountfitchet offer the same level of service and the cheapest quote might not necessarily be the best choice.

A further site survey could be needed when you accept a price quote and may involve the use of ladders, or even scaffolding, to gain access to hard to reach sections of your property. This second survey could uncover different problem areas that could raise the initial quotation. If you have an older home in Stansted Mountfitchet that's over 60 years old, it's much more likely to require restorative work on repointing than a more contemporary property.

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Once the issues have been identified then repointing work can commence. Even single storey buildings and bungalows may require some type of scaffold to provide a secure platform for your repointing team. When the scaffold is up a protective sheet will be secured to the outside of it. This may be plastic sheeting to trap any dirt and debris that is generated during the process.

All pipes, conduits and cables that are mounted on the wall may be removed or their position adjusted so that the walls behind them can be easily accessed. Once completed all cables and pipes will be put back in their original locations.

To enable the repointing team to access the brickwork of your external walls, any paint, rendering or pebble-dash will now have to be removed before work can start. When this has been removed the brickwork can be thoroughly sanded and cleaned to provide a uniform surface to work on.

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If you've not yet decided upon a style of finish (Recessed, Flush, Tuck or Weather Struck pointing), or you want to see how the various pointing options appear on your house, a decent Stansted Mountfitchet repointing contractor will be able to mock up a test section on your brickwork. This allows you to see how each will look on your property and showcase the different styles and colours that are available.

The next phase is to take out the old, crumbling mortar in stages by raking and scraping out the joints. This painstaking process takes time as the joints need to have all the old mortar, debris and dust removed in order to supply a sound bonding surface for the application of new mortar. The repointers will be particularly careful around windows, doors and other openings where the movement of brickwork or too much mortar can cause difficulties in opening and closing them.

To avoid the fresh mortar drying out too fast, the brickwork will be damped down before the new pointing is started. This helps create a strong joint by keeping the mortar flexible and stopping cracks. When it is sufficiently dry it's time to clean off any smears and excess mortar from the surrounding brickwork. A wire brush is used to clean the brickwork which have been completed before moving on to the next section of the wall requiring work.

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

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Any rendering, paint or other wall covering you require will be re-applied as soon as all the repointing work has been finished. The final phase of the repointing project will entail all cables, pipes and other fittings fixed back in their rightful locations, work platforms and scaffolding disassembled and all waste materials removed from the site.

Repointing your house using an experienced Stansted Mountfitchet company should mean that you'll not have to worry about your external brickwork for 50 years or more. Warranties that are provided for the repointing should have an affiliation with manufacturers and providers from the construction industry covering defective materials.

Such accreditations might include the likes of: the National House Building Council (NHBC), the National Federation of Building Contractors (NFBC) and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), while qualifications can range from Diplomas, City & Guilds and NVQ's from building industry specialists such as the Chartered Institute of Building. Every person who carries out work on repairing and repointing your home should additionally be part of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be able to verify their skills and ability by producing their CSCS card.


Repointing work can be carried out in Stansted Mountfitchet and also in nearby places like: Manuden, Birchanger, Quendon, Mountfitchet, Elsenham, Henham, Farnham, Stansted, Ugley, Widdington, Broxted, Clavering, Berden, Bishops Stortford, as well as in these postcodes CM24 8NS, CM24 8FY, CM24 8SJ, CM24 8LZ, CM24 8EY, CM24 8ES, CM24 8FJ, CM24 8NP, CM24 8FX, CM24 8ND. Local Stansted Mountfitchet repointing services will likely have the postcode CM24 and the telephone code 01279. Checking this out can ensure you're accessing locally based repointing. Stansted Mountfitchet homeowners are able to benefit from these and countless other similar services.

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Exactly What is Tuck Pointing? Tuckpointing (or tuck pointing) is a procedure for repointing old and weathered brickwork where the mortar joints are crumbling and unstable. It's purpose is to accentuate the cosmetic appearance of walls, giving the impression that they are perfectly maintained and in better shape than they actually are.

The crumbling, old mortar is raked out and replaced with a new mixture that is colour-blended with the brick or stone in the wall. Then to make it appear like the joints are neat and even, where in fact the joints may be wide and irregular, a narrow contrasting line of (usually lighter) mortar is applied.

Avoiding the requirement for any major refurbishments, tuck-pointing can vastly enhance the overall appearance of a wall, and can be rather spectacular, particularly when seen from afar.

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It's pretty rare that you'll undertake a home refurbishment project or a garden makeover without creating quite a bit of waste which will need to be removed and disposed of. For your repointing work, different amounts of waste will be created, depending on your particular circumstances, and the scope and scale of your project. Now some tradesmen will be happy to take away this waste for you, and recycle it in an environmentally friendly way, whilst others will simply leave you to dispose of it by yourself.

Where there is a fair amount of waste, most property owners in Stansted Mountfitchet choose to hire a skip. No matter what amount of rubbish you've got, there will be a perfect skip size on offer. Almost all skip hire providers in Stansted Mountfitchet offer skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different residential and commercial projects.

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It is a well known fact that householders are more inclined to pay attention to an endorsement from a family member or friend. So, if you have family, friends or neighbours who've recently had repointing done, and were satisfied with the result you can ask if they are willing to recommend them. Word of mouth tells if a project was well done, and will come from a person you trust to be truthful and honest. It's still wise to obtain at least three or four quotes from other tradesmen locally, even though someone you know has recommended a particular repointing specialist.

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Essex Repointing Enquiries

The latest Essex repointing job requests: Octavia Main recently asked for an estimate for repointing a natural stone patio in East Tilbury, Essex. Viktor Lewin recently enquired about repointing a bungalow in Margaretting. Daphne Nairn and Finn Nairn recently enquired about repointing an old stone cottage in Ongar, Essex. Rudi Watson recently asked for a quote for repointing and pebble-dashing a terraced house in Cressing. Ella-Rose and Darren Nash recently requested a quote for repointing a semi-detached property in Fryerning. Karter Pointer and Ayah Pointer recently requested a price quote for repointing an end of terrace house in Wyatts Green. Corey and Lydia James recently enquired about getting a price for rebedding and repointing a roof on a cottage in Purfleet. Damon Sherry recently asked for a quotation for repointing a stone garden wall in Ingatestone, Essex.

Stansted Mountfitchet Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Stansted Mountfitchet

There are a wide array of tasks that can be carried out by your local Stansted Mountfitchet repointing specialist including chimney repairs, stone pointing and repointing Stansted Mountfitchet, pebble-dash removal, the re-pointing of brick joints, repointing of chimney stacks Stansted Mountfitchet, pointing and repointing paving, pointing and repointing mortar joints, the replacement of damaged brickwork, ribbon pointing and repointing Stansted Mountfitchet, stone restoration Stansted Mountfitchet, mortar raking, tuck pointing Stansted Mountfitchet, domestic repointing in Stansted Mountfitchet, re-mortaring of brick joints Stansted Mountfitchet, commercial repointing, repointing of garden walls Stansted Mountfitchet, brickwork repointing, repointing services Stansted Mountfitchet, mortar rake grinding, lime mortar pointing and re-pointing Stansted Mountfitchet, repairs to cracked brickwork Stansted Mountfitchet, strap pointing Stansted Mountfitchet, crack repairs to brickwork, the repointing of brick gable ends, and scaffolding hire. These are just an example of the tasks that are conducted by experts in brick repointing. Stansted Mountfitchet providers will be happy to inform you of their entire range of services.

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Also find: Birchanger repointing, Widdington repointing, Manuden repointing, Henham repointing, Bishops Stortford repointing, Berden repointing, Mountfitchet repointing, Elsenham repointing, Stansted repointing, Ugley repointing, Clavering repointing, Quendon repointing, Farnham repointing, Broxted repointing services and more. All these areas are served by specialists in repointing. Stansted Mountfitchet householders can get repointing estimates by going here.

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Repointing Around Stansted Mountfitchet: Households in Lower Street, Maitland Road, Banks Lane, Cambridge Road, The Rookery, Snow Lane, Sandford Road, Croasdaile Close, St. Johns Lane, Lower Street, Brewery Yard, Grove Hill, Watson Way, Tucker Close, Dove Close, Old Bell Close, Alsa Street, Highmead, Churchfields, The Meads, Forest Hall Road, Parsonage Farm Industrial Estate, Old Bury Lodge Lane, Tall Trees Caravan Park, Station Road, Sunnyside, Stoney Place, Bentfield Orchard, Meadowcroft, Manor Road, have needed repointing services recently. Brickwork repointing was also completed in the following Stansted Mountfitchet area postcodes: CM24 8NS, CM24 8FY, CM24 8SJ, CM24 8LZ, CM24 8EY, CM24 8ES, CM24 8FJ, CM24 8NP, CM24 8FX, CM24 8ND. These areas recently saw activity by experts in repointing. Stansted Mountfitchet home and property owners enjoyed the benefits of trusted and reliable repointing services in every case.

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