Repointing SomersetPropoint UK are domestic and commercial repointing contractors that are trading standards approved and all work guaranteed. We specialise in pointing for brickwork, stone and all aspects of masonry. We also provide specialist chemical cleaning services for brickwork and sandblasting for stonework. We have many trusted teams and offer our services throughout the UK including the Somerset area.
Our Somerset Restorations Team
ProPoint UK have a veteran brickwork pointing and property renovation team for Somerset. We offer brick wall repointing and other forms of property restoration services for big commercial buildings and residential homes in and surrounding the Somerset region.
Our professional Somerset group of highly rated building experts have the knowledge and commitment to the practice of historic exteriors. Our goal is always to rebuild and restore a homes brickwork or stone exterior to the best standard.
The types of properties vary, therefor our restoration team use genuine building understanding to choose the correct traditional materials and techniques suited for every particular building.
When will a house or building require Repointing?
It’s essential that you can determine when you need to repoint. Identifying if you need repointing is very simple. When examining the brickwork, a great way to go by is to measure the depth against the height of the mortar. When the depth matches the height of the mortar gap, it’s time to get repointing. You should also simply use your finger to test the pointing, simply dig your finger into a joint in the bricks and seeing if any pointing breaks away. You should try this test in different areas around the back and front of the home.
Commercial Building Repointing in Somerset
We offer both internal and external repointing services for commercial buildings in Somerset. We have repointed many types of commercial buildings including office buildings, small retail properties, shopfronts, warehouses, government buildings, hospitals and a large variety of other commercial premises. We use the latest mechanical repointing technology available. The commercial repointing sevice we give is faster, cleaner and includes a more durable pointing solution for commercial buildings in Somerset.
How much does repointing cost in Somerset?
Depending on the current condition and size of the property, repointing should cost between £20and£40 per metre-squared in Somerset. Your property could require scaffolding and other access, this can increase the overall price. However, it’s worth it. The repointing work will likely secure the property for 50-100 years, so you won’t require to repoint again in your lifetime!
With repointing you will avoid potentially expensive repair works that may be needed if water gets in through damages in the properties pointing work and increase the overall value to your house or business building.
Old Lime Mortar Repointing
Many old red brick houses and walls in Somerset were built using lime mortar and it’s necessary to keep this building method is imperative to the strength of these old house or wall. A many Victorian buildings may probably have been constructed with lime mortar, not cement. So it’s crucial that cement isn’t used in repointing. If cement is used, the movement inherent in old buildings will likely cause property damage.
Other Restoration Services
We also supply different restoration services in Somerset. Like brick and stone cleaning and cracked wall repair. We don’t just do repointing, we also specialise in the restoration of listed buildings, this applies to both domestic and commercial buildings. The materials we use are always chosen to match up with the quality and tradition of the original building. We also try our best to, if possible, to recycle and reuse reclaimed materials.
Somerset (/ˈsʌmərsɛt/ ( listen)) (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west. It is bounded to the north and west by the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel, its coastline facing southeastern Wales. Its traditional border with Gloucestershire is the River Avon. Somerset’s county town is Taunton.
Somerset is a rural county of rolling hills such as the Blackdown Hills, Mendip Hills, Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park, and large flat expanses of land including the Somerset Levels. There is evidence of human occupation from Paleolithic times, and of subsequent settlement in the Celtic, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods. The county played a significant part in the consolidation of power and rise of King Alfred the Great, and later in the English Civil War and the Monmouth Rebellion. The city of Bath is famous for its substantial Georgian architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.