When time takes it toll or accidents happen, we are committed to quality masonry repairs.
THE DIFFERENCE IS IN THE DETAILS
The difference in many masonry repairs and tuckpointing work is if you can see a repair has been made. If the brick, stone, block or mortar used do not match the existing work you will be able to see the repair. This is where we can differentiate ourselves from our competition. We have successfully completed many tuckpointing and masonry repair jobs on buildings, homes and also historical renovations.
CAUSES OF MASONRY REPAIRS- WATER PENETRATIONS
One of the most prevalent causes for masonry repairs and tuckpointing is water penetrations in masonry walls. When water enters a masonry wall it takes an extended period of time to dry because there is no direct sunlight. During the cold winter months that we have in Northern Illinois any water that gets into a masonry wall freezes and expands. This becomes evident when the faces of brick fall off, mortar joints crack, or chimney caps or crowns crack. These issues can all be repaired more easily when they are first noticed. The longer the issue goes on the worse a water leak can get.
Another cause of masonry repairs are structural issues. Some of these instances are incorrectly sized lintels, or unsupported masonry arches over windows and garage door openings. We also complete projects such as changing steel door openings, parapet wall tuckpointing and repair, load bearing block wall repairs.
MASONRY REPAIR SERVICES OFFERED:
- Chimney repairs
- Masonry Demolition and Removal
- Structural issues
- Lintel replacement
- Historical Renovations
- Glass Block windows
- Glass Block showers
- Brick repairs
- Block and stone Foundation Repairs
- Caulking work