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Traditional lime mortar re-pointing techniques

Our experienced team at Bell Stone Masonry have extensive experience in re-pointing older brickwork and stonework. We can skilfully match the new mortar to the existing one so the repairs or restoration will not look odd or out of place.

Bell Stone Masonry use a variety of skills and techniques to achieve the most authentic looking finish for your property, whilst ensuring the structural integrity of your building remains intact.

The benefits of lime mortar pointing

  • Breathability: Lime mortar absorbs and evaporates moisture from the surrounding masonry. So as well as protecting the masonry, it reduces risks of frost damage.

  • Flexible: Lime mortar allows for movement and thermal expansion, so there is less chance of it splitting and cracking.

  • Aesthetics: Lime mortar provides an aesthetic appearance, its traditional look is very popular.

What else should I know?

If your original lime pointing has decayed in places over time, contact us to see what we can do for you. Instead of waiting for the mortar to crumple, we will restore the existing lime mortar and add longevity to your build.

 

Bell Stone Masonry offer free quotes, so contact us now for any and all lime mortar re-pointing work.

For lime mortar re-pointing in Chester call the experts, Bell Stone Masonry, on

01244 563 224

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