Repointing Yatton

Yatton Brick Pointing & Repointing Services

Repointing Yatton Somerset (BS49): All homes and buildings in Yatton require a little maintenance every now and then. Houses in Yatton are hit by all sorts of weather, pollution and other damaging factors that may affect the condition of the cement or mortar between the brickwork, and if you notice evidence of this you may have to call in a reliable repointing contractor. It's essential to keep the brickwork in good condition to keep your house watertight, and the most cost effective solution is to employ a brick repointing expert in Yatton.

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You must remember that any structure is only as sturdy as the bricks and mortar which hold it together. If the mortar is in a bad condition with gaps, holes or crumbling areas, then draughts and damp can get into your house and cause many problems to the structure's integrity. How do you know when your house in Yatton needs repointing?

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Quite simply, you need to take a good look at the state of the mortar and bricks of your outside walls. If you discover damaged areas or spots which look different to the remainder of the building, you may need to speak to a professional repointing company for a more thorough investigation. In sections such as under eaves or on chimneys it may be necessary for a professional to check, however you should be able to see for yourself in most cases the physical warning signs of degradation.

Damaged mortar does not only look terrible, it can lead to questions of safety as well. The overall strength of your Yatton property depends on the condition of the mortar, and badly crumbling areas can adversely have an impact on this. Any weakness in the construction can make a dwelling unstable with severe implications and perhaps even a risk to the life of inhabitants.

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

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If the external brick walls of your Yatton home have been painted or plastered over in the past you could see patches that are prone to damp or discoloured. If you see flaking, bubbling or cracks of the paint or render it could indicate more severe damage underneath. The only way to investigate an issue of this type is by hiring a professional brickwork and repointing company who will find the root cause behind the damage. A competent repointing company in Yatton will easily achieve this and help to keep your home in the best possible condition.

WHAT ARE THE STEPS IN REPOINTING BRICKWORK IN YATTON?

Repointing is a lengthy process and may entail working at considerable height, subject to your property type. To permit a repointing specialist to accurately evaluate the restorative work required on your home they will firstly have to undertake a visual survey. This will allow them to give you a quotation for the repointing work. It is always wise to get quotations from different repointing specialists in Yatton and study the levels of service that each of them provides.

A further site survey could be required once you accept a quotation and might involve the use of ladders, or perhaps even a scaffold, to gain access to hard to reach parts of your house. This second, more stringent survey may uncover different problem areas that might have an effect on the first estimate. If you have an older house in Yatton which is over sixty years old, it is much more likely to need restorative repointing work than a more modern property.

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Once any issues have been identified then work can start. Even single storey buildings and bungalows might need some form of scaffolding to provide a sturdy platform for your repointing team to work from. Some form of protective shielding or sheeting will then be attached to the exterior of the scaffold. This could be in the way of polythene sheeting to trap any dust and debris that is generated during the repair work.

Any external cables, such as TV or satellite, will be removed from the walls and piping may be removed or adjusted to allow access to the brickwork behind. This is only a temporary measure and they'll be replaced back in their appropriate position when all work has been finished.

To allow the repointing team to get to the bricks and mortar of your external walls, any paint, pebble-dash or rendering will now have to be removed before work may start. The brickwork behind these outer coverings will be sanded and cleaned to ensure a uniform finish for your exterior walls.

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If you haven't decided upon a finishing style (Recessed, Flush, Weather Struck or Tuck pointing), or you would like to see how the different pointing options look on your home, a competent Yatton repointing contractor will be able to produce a test panel on your property. This should allow you to visualise the finished result and make sure you are satisfied with regard to colour and style.

The joints are now raked out to take away the old, crumbling mortar and clear the gaps between the bricks. This is an extremely time consuming process and entails the chipping or grinding away of old mortar and brushing away all the dust and loose debris to provide a clean surface for the application of new mortar. Any door and window openings will be given extra attention by the repointers to prevent any surplus applications of mortar or distortions of the frames which can cause issues with their closing and opening.

Something that should be avoided is the rapid drying out of the new mortar, and this can be averted by dampening down the walls. This keeps the mortar flexible and allows it to dry at a slower pace to avoid cracking, which can lead to a weakened joint. When it is sufficiently dry the time has come to clean up any excess mortar and smears from the adjoining bricks. The walls will be split into areas, and each one in turn will be repointed, left to dry, and then cleaned up before the repointers move on to a new section of wall.

It is possible that as the repointers are doing their work they could find damaged bricks that need replacing, or perhaps issues with a chimney stack or faulty lead flashing, and an experienced repointer will be in a position to carry out these repairs as they go along.

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Once the whole of the building has been repointed and cleaned, and if you would like to recover the walls with rendering or repaint the bricks, then that will now be completed. After the cables and pipes have been put back in position the scaffolding will be dismantled and all the waste and debris disposed of.

The repointing of your house by a reputable Yatton contractor should mean you won't need to worry yourself about your exterior brickwork for another fifty to sixty years. All repointing work should be offered with a satisfaction warranty of at least twelve months and have construction industry certifications.

Such accreditation might include: the National House Building Council, the Federation of Master Builders and the National Federation of Building Contractors, whilst qualifications may range between NVQ's, Diplomas and City & Guilds from industry specialists such as the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). Each person who works on repointing your home is also required to be signed up to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and be prepared to verify their ability and skills by producing their CSCS card.


Repointing work can be done in Yatton and also in nearby places like: Cleve, Nailsea, Clevedon, North End, Kingston Seymour, Puxton, Congresbury, Kenn, Redhill, Tickenham, Backwell, Horsecastle, Hewish, Claverham, St Georges, Kingston Bridge, Wrington, together with these postcodes BS49 4DF, BS49 4BP, BS49 4QQ, BS49 4AH, BS49 4FZ, BS49 4HD, BS49 4HE, BS49 4HG, BS49 4JJ, BS49 4JF. Locally based Yatton repointing specialists will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01934 and the postcode BS49. Checking this will make certain that you are accessing local repointing. Yatton home and business owners are able to utilise these and lots of other building related services.

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Yatton Repointing Tasks

Repointing Tasks Yatton

There is a wide range of work that can be conducted by your local Yatton repointing specialist including crack stitching, industrial repointing in Yatton, garden wall repointing Yatton, the replacement of damaged brickwork Yatton, chimney repairs Yatton, chimney stack repointing Yatton, fireplace repointing Yatton, brick gable end repointing Yatton, masonry repairs Yatton, the restoration of damaged brickwork, foundation repointing Yatton, the repointing of patios in Yatton, brick step repointing Yatton, repointing mortar joints, strap pointing and repointing, bed joint reinforcement, lintel replacement Yatton, mortar raking, the repointing of brickwork joints, the lime pointing of brickwork and stonework, stone wall repointing Yatton, mortar rake grinding Yatton, brick & mortar tinting, roof repointing Yatton, ridge tile repointing Yatton, porch repointing Yatton, repairs to stone walls Yatton, brickwork joint raking Yatton, repointing prices, pointing and repointing paving, fireplace restoration, repointing services in Yatton, brick joint raking and repointing, pebbledash removal Yatton, and scaffolding hire. These are just a selection of the activities that are accomplished by local experts in repointing. Yatton specialists will tell you about their whole range of services.

Somerset Repointing Enquiries

Somerset Repointing Enquiries

Current Somerset repointing customer projects: Syeda Mustafa recently asked for a quote for repointing and re-rendering a detached house in Chilcompton, Somerset. Joshua and Elsie Harries recently enquired about repointing a brick garden wall in Creech St Michael, Somerset. Edison and Paige Parnell recently asked for a quote for repointing a Victorian four bedroom detached house in Queen Camel. Finley Wilkie and Lola-Rose Wilkie recently asked for a quotation for repointing a stone patio in Long Ashton. Magnus Forbes in West Monkton was searching for a tradesman to repoint a chimney breast. Mr and Mrs Doyle recently enquired about the possibility of repointing an old stone cottage in Bishops Hull. Pablo Hadfield from Wick St Lawrence was searching for a bricklayer to repoint a fireplace. Ian Conway recently asked for an estimate for repointing and pebble-dashing a cottage in Stoke Sub Hamdon.

Yatton Skip Hire Services

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Taking care of the waste that's created when engaged in home improvements or garden revamps in Yatton, is one of the major downsides to undertaking this kind of project. Even though repointing work is not one of those projects that normally generates a lot of waste, that's not invariably the case, and it will depend on the size and scale of your installation. If the tradesman you use doesn't take care of the waste removal, and it hasn't been included on your quotation, this is something that you're going to have to deal with.

When there is quite a lot of waste, most people in Yatton opt to hire a skip. No matter what quantity of rubbish you've got, there will be a perfect skip size on offer. Skips can be hired in the following forms: skip bags (1-1.5 cubic yards), mini-skips (2-3 cubic yards), midi-skips (4-5 cubic yards), builders skips (6-8 cubic yards), roll-on roll-off skips (20-25 cubic yards).

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Repointing Specialists Somerset

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Around Somerset you'll also locate: Yeovilton repointing, East Huntspill repointing specialists, Wiveliscombe repointing, Cheddon Fitzpaine brick repointing, Farmborough repointing specialists, Carhampton repointing specialists, Martock brickwork-repointing, Winford repointing specialists, Tintinhull brick repointing, Milverton brickwork-repointing, Dundry repointing specialists, Dunster brickwork-repointing, Monkton Heathfield brickwork-repointing, Porlock repointing specialists, Chew Stoke repointing specialists, North Weston repointing services, Pill brick repointing, Huish Episcopi brick repointing, Publow brick repointing, West Monkton brickwork-repointing, Shipham brick repointing, Pilton brick repointing, Ilton brickwork-repointing, West Buckland repointing, Highbridge repointing specialists, Blagdon brick repointing, Abbots Leigh repointing, Banwell repointing specialists, Wellington brickwork-repointing.

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Also find: St Georges repointing, Cleve repointing, Claverham repointing, Kenn repointing, Tickenham repointing, Congresbury repointing, Horsecastle repointing, Wrington repointing, Nailsea repointing, Puxton repointing, Kingston Bridge repointing, Backwell repointing, Clevedon repointing, Redhill repointing, Kingston Seymour repointing, Hewish repointing, North End repointing services and more. Most of these areas are served by specialists in repointing. Yatton property owners can get repointing price quotes by going here.

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Repointing Services in Yatton Somerset (01934)
  • Yatton Lime Mortar Repointing
  • Yatton Brick Repointing
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  • Yatton Brickwork Repointing
  • Yatton Paving Repointing
  • Yatton Mortar Raking
  • Yatton House Repointing
  • Yatton Mortar Repointing
  • Yatton Stone Wall Repointing
  • Yatton Roof Repointing
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  • Yatton Cheap Repointing
  • Yatton Vee Pointing
  • Yatton Chimney Repointing

Repointing Around Yatton: Some Yatton roads where repointing work has recently been carried out - Binhay Road, Station Road, Ashleigh Crescent, Hunt's Lane, White House Road, Durban Way, The Wood Kilns, The Park, Moorside, Court Avenue, Stowey Road, Barberry Farm Road, Hollowmead, Tripps Corner, Grassmere Road, Orchard Court, Kennmoor Road, Kenn Moor Road, Kenn Road, Elborough Avenue, Westaway Park, Henley Lane, Frost Hill, Chescombe Road, Bishops Road, Mendip Gardens, as well as the following Yatton area postcodes: BS49 4DF, BS49 4BP, BS49 4QQ, BS49 4AH, BS49 4FZ, BS49 4HD, BS49 4HE, BS49 4HG, BS49 4JJ, BS49 4JF. Work was conducted in these locations by experts in repointing. Yatton homeowners enjoyed the benefits of competent and high quality repointing services on every occasion.

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