What Is Tuckpointing?

What Is Tuckpointing?

While the bricks on your chimney can last as long as a century, the mortar that is used to connect the bricks has a much shorter lifespan.  Tuckpointing is a repair technique that can be used to strengthen and repair the mortar that deteriorates over time in order to prevent your chimney from being compromised, or even worse, collapsing.  Brickworks Property Restoration can complete necessary chimney repair on your home – our tuckpointing services will extend the life of your mortar so that you can be confident that your chimney will be strong for many years to come. Tuckpointing can extend the life of your chimney system in a variety of different ways.

Benefits of Tuckpointing

Brickworks Property Restoration can complete all types of tuckpointing.  Whether you simply need cracks and holes filled in your mortar, or if you need us to grind out existing mortar and refill it, we can help.  The benefits of periodic tuckpointing of your chimney include:

  • Increasing the value of your home
  • Restoring your home’s natural beauty
  • Preventing additional mortar damage
  • Protecting your home against storm and other weather damage
  • Reducing risk of moisture penetrating and getting inside your chimney system
  • Preserving and restoring the integrity of chimney and old brickwork
  • Tuckpointing is less expensive than a complete chimney rebuild

Why Choose Brickworks Property Restoration for Tuckpointing?

Now is a great time to have your chimney tuckpointed during the warmer months, before another harsh winter approaches. The team at Brickworks Property Restoration works all year round and has openings available for a tuckpointing job immediately.  We offer free tuckpointing consultations.  Our trained and experienced masonry professionals can assess your home’s chimney and give you a detailed assessment of weak areas and our recommendation for tuckpointing. 

The Brickworks Property Restoration crew takes pride in our work and guarantees your satisfaction in our tuckpointing services.  We will not leave any mortar on your brick, we use diamond blade grinders so we will not affect surrounding brick, and we can match mortar to your existing mortar to maintain aesthetic appeal. In addition, we make all of our own mortar right in our shop so we can guarantee that it is high quality and will last for many years.  Our prices are affordable and our crew is professional, courteous and respectful of your time. For more information about our tuckpointing services or to schedule a time for our crew to come to your home, call us today at (586) 868-3234.