From Old to New Again, Try our VIC Bluestone Restoration Service | MelbourneBrickRepair.com

When our client first contacted us, the facade of the circa 1860 cottage located in Western Victoria had never seen a traditional restoration. In over 150 years, weathering and general deterioration of the mortar jointing, also known as pointing, was highly evident. Although the stone was in very good condition and with clear indication that … Continue reading From Old to New Again, Try our VIC Bluestone Restoration Service | MelbourneBrickRepair.com

Try our Sandstone Restoration, Installation and Stone Carving Service in Melbourne and Sydney

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 … Continue reading Try our Sandstone Restoration, Installation and Stone Carving Service in Melbourne and Sydney

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

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

Melbournes own Mobile Masonry Service | melbournebrickrepair.com

melbournebrickrepair.com, Melbournes’ own Mobile Masonry Service, are offering 6 hours of pointing, re-pointing, tuck pointing, mortar repair, brick patching, crack repair, concrete repair, efflorescence treatment, rising damp, damp course installation and brick stitching for $600+GST. Also included are usury items like mortar, sand cement and oxides for colour matching. We can also provide cleaning services … Continue reading Melbournes own Mobile Masonry Service | melbournebrickrepair.com

Brick Restoration on Ballarat Heritage Terrace — Renovation and Repair

When comparing traditional ribbon pointing as opposed to brick tuckpointing there are several differentiating factors. As you can see from the above photo, the heavy oxide mix used on brick tuckpointing (top courses) can actually cause issues if not installed correctly. Mortar, often used in only one colour, is used to smear over the original … Continue reading Brick Restoration on Ballarat Heritage Terrace — Renovation and Repair