Tamp pointing: Leave some crumbs for later….
Much care is taken in replacing the old mortar. In this case, the mortar removed was from the original construction from over 150 years ago! The lime based mortar has been replicated with the addition of grey cement. The following, true to traditional building style, is the back wall to the same building. The more … Continue reading Re-pointing Bluestone: Cottage Restoration Victoria
After we knock out the joints, the replacement material will be placed and shaped to create what is known as ribbon pointing. The idea of ribbon pointing is to effectively ‘flatten’ the wall. the balance that this will create will be surprising and should come up really well. More to come…
Noticing the presence of mold/ fungus on your walls inside your house, dampness on your cornices and floor coverings such as rugs or carpet? Odds are, whether you are living in an older house or not, if the dampness is located down the bottom of your internal walls or on your floor/ coverings, you are experiencing the effects of rising damp.
Our crack repair service, shown here on a front heritage Victorian-era double fronted terrace, is amongst the best in the repair and renovation industry.
Is your Chimney Stack looking a bit worse for wear? Fix it with Melbourne Brick Repair… The state of your chimney is important. Not only does it make your heating more efficient, it can also be dangerous. Chimney maintenance is a very important task and one that shouldn’t be put off! After removal, the chimney … Continue reading Brick Chimney Failing? Fix it with MelbourneBrickRepair.com | Brick Restoration Melbourne