Derek Taylor - Roof Cleaner | Gloucester - 01452 535045 | Cheltenham - 01242 639000 | Tewkesbury - 01684 882104 | 07866 518820 | info@dtaylorroofing.co.uk

Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Stroud & Cirencester Repointing specialist

DEREK TAYLOR PROVIDING ALL ROOFING & PROPERTY MAINTENANCE SERVICES ACROSS GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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Fast, friendly, efficient service

Restore the overall appearance

Reduce any ongoing maintenance

Why Repoint Your Brickwork?

Gaps in the mortar caused over time by weathering and decay not only look bad but can let in water, which through constant freezing/thawing and subsequent salt deposits can cause long-term damage. The water can get into the cavity itself and start to cause damp problems, especially you have insulated cavity walls. If you can easily see open joints around the mortar bed, then it is time to think about repointing.

How do we do it?

Existing mortar is removed from the bed joints using a twin bladed wall chaser with vacuum attachment. Once the bed joints have been removed the perpendicular joints (perps) are taken out using one of two machines we have available. Once the mortar raking process is complete, the brickwork is power washer to remove all debris and fungi that have accumulated on the face of the bricks throughout the years.

Finally the preparation process is complete and the failed mortar can be replaced with a well graded and durable mortar. Once the mortar reaches a temporary set, the joints are brushed to remove any surplus mortar and the repointing process is complete.

Significantly increase value to your home

Reduce any ongoing maintenance

Maintaining character of older buildings.

Significantly increase value to your home

Repointing will also aid with:

  • Conservation – maintaining the original character of older (listed) buidlings.
  • Visual appeal – keeping more modern buidlings looking good and holding their aesthetic value.
  • Pollution damage – city properties suffer from the effects of pollution from all forms of transport as well as everyday use.
  • Property value – first impressions count! If your property doesn’t look up to scratch, it is immediately devalued.
  • Saleability – as above, but compounded if a survey shows your property performance to be sub-standard.
  • Repair the structural integrity of your building’s brickwork.
  • Ensure weatherproofing in your walls.
  • Restore the overall appearance and brickwork of your home.
  • Maintain or significantly increase the overall value of your home or property.
  • Reduce any ongoing maintenance on your brickwork.

The best qualified teams in the UK

Free help and advice

Detailed surveying capability

Certificate provided on completion of work

Contact us to request a quote for a free, no obligation re-pointing quote, submit the contact form below or call Derek Taylor today to discuss your job.

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We have a very happy client base and have provided a wide range of Repointing and property maintenance jobs including repairs, moss removal, cleaning and new fascia,soffit and guttering replacement services. Lots of happy clients throughout Cheltenham, Gloucester and Gloucestershire. Area’s we’re happy to work; Churchdown, Hucclecote, Longlevens, Longford, Abbeymead, Abbeydale, Hatherley, Warden Hill, Pittville, Prestbury, Bishops Cleeve and, The Reddings.