Brick and Mortar Repair Suffolk County Long Island NY
We Also Offer 24 Hour Emergency Chimney Repair throughout Suffolk County!
We are chimney brick and mortar repair specialists on Long Island. Even the most beautiful brickwork is just so much rubble without a bed of mortar to seal and hold it together.
So when mortar starts cracking, receding, and falling out of the joints, it’s time to chisel out the old stuff and trowel in the new, a process called repointing.
This is a simple job, but it has to be done with care, using the right tools and the right materials to avoid damaging the brick and permanently compromising the integrity and appearance of the wall.
We specialize in crack repairs and replacing broken brick due to foundation settling, vehicle damage, plumbing repair damage, and deterioration problems. These repairs involve several important details to insure they are both professional looking and long lasting.
Trust our professional team of brick and mortar repair experts on Long Island to handle the job for you. Call us today!
Some of our other services include roof inspections, roof repair, roof leak repair and much more!
Over time you will find that the brick and mortar on your chimney may need to be repaired. While this can seem like a daunting issue, if repaired early enough it can prevent other damage to your home. Here are some signs that your chimney may need brick and mortar repair.
- Damaged Mortar Joints
Damaged mortar joints is a huge issue that should be addressed as soon as possible. If your mortar joins are failing it can cause an acceleration of damage to your chimney. In order to spot this type of damage you may have to have a rooftop vantage point.
- Frost Boil
This is just another word for bulging bricks. This happens when moisture seeps behind the brick. Causing a disruption in the backing.
If you notice cracks greater then 30 degrees any where on your chimney, then its time to call a brick and mortar repair company. While over time you will notice cracks in your brick and stone, anything over that 30 degrees will cause some serious issues with your chimney.
- Interior Damage
If you see any moisture build up on your interior walls, notice windows that are deformed and plaster crack these could be signs that you need a brick and mortar repair company.
- Bowed Bricks
If you are noticing bowed bricks on your chimney, then there is a good chance that there are several other bricks that need to be replaced. If not, then water can start entering your home and causing some real damage.
Now that we went over some signs that you may need brick and mortar repair, lets go over some of the things that cause damage to your brick and mortar.
- Poor Repairs
While this is true for most things in our industry, its especially true for load bearing and retaining walls. Let’s be honest, you don’t want to try and repair this stuff your self and cause more damage, or have an inexperienced company doing the same.
Let us be honest, maintenance on your chimney might not be at the top of your list of things to do or have done. Chimneys are often overlooked by most homeowners. A simple annual inspection from a chimney expert can help prevent major damage happening.
We hope that you found this information informative and useful. If you still have any questions or concerns about brick and mortar repair then please feel free to give us a call or fill out the form below!
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