After many years of specialising in Stone Masonry and Repair, melbournebrickrepair.com can service your Sandstone like few others.
Repointing, Carving (Banker Work), Specialised Indents and Facade Restoration is somewhat of a rarity. We want that to be no longer the case.
Are you a builder or contractor and need heritage stone consultation? We can help show you the traditional methods of stone carving, indents, design traditional mortar mixes via agreement.
via Sandstone Restoration and Repair
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.
Before and After Repointing/ Brick Repair with Lime Mortar
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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Ribbon Pointing on Bluestone Facade, Regional Victoria
Tamp pointing: Leave some crumbs for later….