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
With 12v low voltage conduit poking through the brick piers, under pathways and driveways, each pier is made from solid brick and was rendered without any trim– the old fashioned way of squaring your rendered corners.
The 15mm thick lime render is finished with a special mix utilising a smaller particle size. This enables the sharp corners to offset a smooth rendered finish.
As a finished shot, the piers were painted, in-filled with timber slats and light fixtures placed on top.
Here some of our other fences we have completed over the years;
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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Here’s a Sneak peek of our latest restoration project — More to Come…
Instead of reinventing the wheel, we have revived an old design and added to it.
Bluestone, also known as Basalt, is an extremely versatile construction material. Traditionally, it has been utilised as a paving material and also extensively in aggregate form contained in modern concrete mixes.
Knowing that Basalt has more to offer than just being used as an aggregate, the STONE BRICK™ Architectural Cladding System will impress even the most avid critic .
See product at Mason & Maker, or the below product doc/pdf for further information
STONE BRICK™ Architectural Structural Masonry System (doc)