Tuckpointing is the process of grinding out the old or damaged mortar at least an 1" deep or more before replacing with new. This allows enough space for the new mortar to bond properly. After the joints are ground out, we apply new mortar. We don't cut corners with this process because the new mortar will not bond properly, and will eventually fall out within a few years. Tuck-pointing properly is very important for the longevity of your home. Force Masonry prides itself on using best practices and will be the honest choice you can count on when it comes to tuck-pointing!
Damaged brick and foundations can be a danger to your company as it can injure clients or others in the vicinity of your building if a structure fails, which could result in possible lawsuit issues. No one wants their clients to be injured by broken brick, or even worse, in the event of a total structural failure.
Repairing your brick issues can be a money saver in the long run. Damaged exterior brick can cause interior damage to drywall and other interior issues if not fixed quickly and timely as well.
Tuckpointing is a way of repairing loose and crumbling brick and foundations bringing your building structure back to original condition. Not only does it prevent possible injury, but will make your building appearance better.