Repointing Stoke-on-TrentPropoint 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 Stoke-on-Trent area.
The Advantages of Brick Pointing
Brickwork repointing is the best value way of restoring the condition and overall look of a building structure, this forms an important part in the overall property preservation. Advantages of Brickwork repointing include:
- Strengthen the structural integrity of your building’s brickwork.
- Weatherproofing the outer walls.
- Improve the overall appearance of the building.
- Increase the overall value of your building.
- Maintaining the original look of older (listed) properties.
- Defend against pollution damage, for inner city homes.
- Improve Saleability
Our Stoke-on-Trent Repointing Team
ProPoint UK have a veteran repointing and property restorations team for Stoke-on-Trent. We provide brick wall repointing and different forms of building restoration services for commercial properties and residential homes within and around the Stoke-on-Trent area.
Our professional Stoke-on-Trent group of hired builders have the knowledge and commitment to the practice of historic external building work. Our goal is always to restore a buildings brick or stone wall facade to its best standard.
Types of buildings vary, so the team use brilliant construction knowledge to choose the correct traditional materials and craftsmanship suited for that particular building.
Business Property Repointing in Stoke-on-Trent
ProPoint UK offer highly recommended pointing services for commercial buildings in and around Stoke-on-Trent. We have repointed many kinds of commercial buildings like office buildings, small retail properties, shops, warehouses, government offices, banks and a large variety of different commercially related properties. We use the best mechanical repointing technology. The commercial repointing sevice we offer is quicker, cleaner and includes a more durable pointing solution for commercial buildings in and around Stoke-on-Trent.
Lime Mortar Repointing Stoke-on-Trent
Many aged red brick houses and walls in Stoke-on-Trent were built with lime mortar and the need to keep this building method is imperative to the well-being of a old house or construction. For example, a large number of Victorian buildings may probably have been built from lime mortar, not cement. So it’s crucial that cement is not used in repairs. When cement is used, the movement common in old buildings can result in damage to the brickwork (this is also an important aspect of church and cathedral restoration)
How much does repointing cost?
Based on the current condition and size of the brickwork, repointing should cost somewhere between £20and£40 per metre-squared in Stoke-on-Trent. Your property may need scaffolding, this may increase the overall cost. However, it’s worth it. The pointing should secure the property for over 50 years, so you won’t require to repoint again in your lifetime!
With repointing you will evert potentially expensive repairs that may be required if moisture penetrates through damages in the buildings pointing work and increase the overall value to your house or business property.
What Is Repointing?
“Pointing” describes the visible outer face of mortar, these joints appear on the outside surface of the external wall. “Re-pointing” (also called Pointing Up) describes the restoration of pointing. Repointing may be needed after the mortar is lost due to age. After time, weathering and general decay can result in damages in the joints between the masonry. This will let water to enter, potentially resulting in significant damage and dangerous damp.
When will a home or building need Repointing?
It’s important that you can pinpoint when it is time to repoint your property. Checking you mortar is very simple. When checking your brick, a good guide to check is to measure the depth against the height of the mortar. As soon as the depth matches the height of the mortar gap, you’ll probably require repointing. You should also try using your finger to test the pointing, try digging your finger into a joint between bricks and seeing if the pointing comes away. You should try this test in multiple areas around the back and front of the home.
Stoke-on-Trent (/stoʊk ɒn trɛnt/ ( listen); often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36 square miles (93 km2). Together with the neighbouring boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands, it is part of North Staffordshire, which, in 2011, had a population of 469,000.
Stoke is polycentric, having been formed by the federation of six towns in 1910. It took its name from Stoke-upon-Trent where the main centre of government and the principal railway station in the district were located. Hanley is the primary commercial centre. The other four towns are Burslem, Tunstall, Longton, and Fenton.