Brick Pointing NYC Pros is New York City’s go-to brick and masonry expert. Services include most aspects of brick work, from installation, pointing, repointing, tuckpointing, down to cleaning. It has a roster of experts dedicated to ensuring that any building’s brick requirements are carefully assessed and needs are met. After all, these services are ideally done to fix and increase values of deteriorating brick properties. The most sought-after services are brick pointing, tuckpointing, and power washing.
When laying bricks on a structure, the space in between them is filled with a mortar mix to level the gap in between. This process is called brick pointing. The mortar in between the bricks are usually softer than the bricks itself so it will be able to support the whole structure. Brick pointing is mainly done in order to protect or preserve the brick from the elements, especially moisture. Brick and mortar are surprisingly porous, too, so excessive water in between then can weaken the hold of the mortar or the brick itself. Our company is one of the leading brick pointing service NYC companies in the city which specializes in installing, pointing, and repointing bricks. Thus task is instrumental in ensuring that bricks look good as new and are safe from collapse. Brick pointing is also popular among land lords who own old brick houses or heritage buildings made of bricks.
Take brick pointing’s basic process of chiseling out chipped mortar joints and then following up by filling it with a fresh batch of mortar, and then more. Tuckpointing is a term sometimes used interchangeably with brick pointing but their main difference lies in the materials used in the mortar. Tuckpointing uses two varied colored mortar. The first set of mortar is ideally the same color as the bricks surrounding it, to ensure that it blends with the brick when applied. The second set of mortar, on the other hand, comes in contrast contrast (often a light colored one). This second batch of mortar is sandwiched in between the first and is mainly used to define straight and standard shaped lines around the brick and mortar to give the illusion of even spaces in between bricks. Tuckpointing service NYC are often performed by professionals who can perfect the aesthetic of the classic rubbed bricked look.
Another way to maintain the look of a brick façade or wall is through power washing. This type of power washing service NYC is a must for property owners who wish to keep a presentable look on their brick structures. For problems such as mold and other organic growth on walls, stains, soil, grease, or built-up dirt, power washing the use of the right chemicals and pressure washers are in order. Spot cleaning can only cover a few spots in a potentially big surface, that is why quick power washing services are popular for building owners. This service is ideal for those who wish for their chimneys, walls, and other brick structures cleaned fast without worrying about damaging the brick and mortar.