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!
Image showing chimney stack peeling away from house and bend as a result of loosing mortar
After removal, the chimney stack is rebuilt and aligned so the any future movement can be addressed with the chimney plumb in vertical again. This will make re-pointing more cost effective the next time you service the mortar
Contact melbournebrickrepair.com for free quotations. For express service, send through a photo of your chimney to our Mason & Maker Document Upload Portal. All you need is your Google account to sign in and you can upload a photo of your chimney stack so that we can provide pricing quicker.
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.
Next time, contact melbournebrickrepair.com
Here’s a Sneak peek of our latest restoration project — More to Come…