Are there any visible cracks in the bricks or mortar of your chimney? Are there any indications that the mortar is crumbling? If so, get in contact with GJ Property and Roofing for chimney repointing in Somerset and throughout the surrounding areas. Chimney repointing is a excellent way to repair your chimney before the damage gets so bad that you need to have an entire chimney rebuild. The chimney is an integral part of your roof, so it is our priority ensure that the health of your entire roof is intact–and not only the shingles.
Our Chimney Repointing Procedure
Chimney repointing takes particular skills. It is the process of fixing mortar which has cracked or is missing and if it’s not completed properly, it may cause more damage to your chimney than the cracked or missing mortar.The process of chimney repointing incorporates many steps and should always be completed by a professional. Here are the steps which should be taken in regards to chimney repointing in Somerset :
- Assessing Your Chimney — The first step in repointing is to assess your chimney to determine how much damage was done to your mortar. This includes using specific tools to estimate the extent of damage.
- Removing Old Mortar Joints — It is important when old mortar joints are removed this is done correctly. If it is not done properly, it can cause damage to the surrounding mortar and brick.
- Mortar Application — After the damage has been assessed and old mortar removed a specialized mortar mix that closely matches existing mortar should be applied.
- Seal The Mortar — To finish the chimney repointing sealant ought to be added to help prevent moisture getting to the chimney. If your house is aging, or you haven’t had your chimney inspected for damage in several years, now’s a terrific time to have it assessed. Our chimney repointing experts can help you make sure that your chimneys mortar joints are in prime condition.