Are you beginning to noticecracks in your home’s brickwork? Sooner or later, bricks are going to need attention. Brick homes are wonderful, but they do take extra care.
The bricks will stay in good shape over time, but the mortar between them is a different story. This wears out when moisture and Boston’s freezing temperatures cause the work between the bricks to loosen.
When this happens, the structural integrity of your home may even degrade.
We can easily fix brickwork in need of repointing. We will simply remove old mortar replace it with new.
You should be aware that chimneys may need repointing too, as a safety precaution. A well-pointed chimney will efficiently remove carbon monoxide from your home when you build a fire in your fireplace. We can’t emphasize how vital it is that repointing be done correctly.
We treat older homes with the same care as new homes.
Homes with a history need different treatment than your newer homes. Originally, masons used different mortar and brick material. However, mixing old mortar with new can actually compromise your building.
We’re experts in restoring historical homes as well as newer residences. No matter what age home you have, you can feel good about the great shape it’s in once the work is done.
We have restored many of Boston’s historic homes. When you call Best Handyman Boston that your brickwork will be fixed and fixed to last.
No matter how tough the job, we’ve got you covered.
Repointing isn’t simply slapping new mortar on your building. First, We remove the old mortar from the joints at the appropriate depth and in the appropriate pattern.
We then check out the layer the mortar, so that each brick fits snugly the way it should.
To the naked eye, getting the shades of mortar to match the color of the old mortar to critical to the overall effect.
Finally, we give your home some additional protection by adding a waterproof sealant to the brickwork.
All essential skills of craftsmanship and knowledge will secure an outstanding end result. We’ve been remodeling projects and historic home restorations for more than 20 years. This means you get peace of mind, knowing you’ve hired professionals who will get the job done right.