Repointing Brickwork

Brick walls are beautiful. Few architectural styles compare to it. A brick wall has been a staple in many parts of the world for centuries now, particularly those areas that are prone to cold weather. The latest trend is to have exposed brickwork on internal walls, and I have to say they look fantastic (pictures below).

Like all other parts of your home, brick walls need regular maintenance and care, or else they will begin to look messy and unkempt. Is the mortar is damaged and exposing the internal wall to moisture it’s something that can lead to a lot of bigger problems, so it’s worth sorting.

In these walls, the mortar fillings can cover up to 15% of the surface. However, these fillings tend to weather away in time, which is why they need constant refilling.

The technical term for refilling the mortar in between the bricks on your wall is known as