29 Wrixon, KEW: A Step towards Traditional Repair and Brick Restoration | VIC Heritage

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When looking to repair a Victorian-styled brick house or structure, which are very popular both in Melbourne and Sydney, mortar repointing with lime mortar should be the only option.

Too many times we have seen hard, cement based mortar repairs cracking bricks, and making the “Brick Tuckpointing” method obsolete. Mortar Repair of brick and clay masonry should be as sympathetic as Stone Restoration or Repair.

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Before and After Repointing/ Brick Repair with Lime Mortar

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Sympathetic Restoration of 130 year old Brick and Mortar should be the only method used. Brick Tuckpointing damages heritage brick, making the eventual repair restoration more expensive.

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