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Importance of Brick Repointing

All buildings have a common element, which is mortar. This is the material responsible for separating the different masonry units, such as stone, brick or other materials. The function of the mortar is actually not for sticking bricks together, as many people think, but to ensure they are held apart as well as fill up any irregularities between the various bedding faces. What holds brick buildings in place is actually gravity. Find out what brick repointing is by reading on.

At some later stages in the life of a building, this mortar usually shows signs of ageing and wearing. It will become recessed gradually with time. The mortar must be more porous and softer than the brick units and thus will, therefore, suffer most of the natural weathering processes. This a more desirable situation compared to the alternative case where the brick is softer than the mortar. If that happens, then the mortar would remain sound while the surrounding bricks erode, consequently requiring rebuilding instead of the simple job of brick repointing, which is simply renewing the mortar joints.

When is brick repointing necessary?

Generally, it is wise to consider brick repointing when the open joints have a depth that is similar to how thick the mortar bed is. At this point, you will need to call for the services of an expert to ensure the integrity of your structure is not compromised. The brick repointing work is largely straightforward but is quite labor intensive, so you must make sure you are using the best team for the job.

Importance of timely brick repointing

An important benefit of doing brick repointing on time will eliminate the preparatory duties of cleaning and raking of the joints. This is because even while exercising great care, over-runs and slips are inevitable. This could leave some permanent unappealing scars in your property. It is only useful to use a grinder when removing the modern, strong cement point, especially where the regular chopping with a chisel may result in more damage. Hence, timely repointing is a must if you want to maintain the overall aesthetic look of your property.

Benefits of brick repointing

With professionally done brick repointing, you can get the following benefits:

Enhance your building’s structural integrity
Weatherproof your walls
Increase or maintain the value of your property
Restore the general good appearance of brickwork
Reduce the need for maintenance on the brickwork

Where can I get brick repointing?

You can now get high quality brick repointing services at Salmeron Paving Company if you live in Jersey City, Hoboken and Bayonne NJ. Remember that effectively completed repointing may last over 50 years.

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Jenell S. in Bayonne, NJ

It was truly a pleasure working with Salmeron. Everything went very well and I am very happy with the result! The guys did a great job with the installation and with the clean up too! Everyone was professional and again a pleasure to work with. I will definitely recommend and use them again.

Gail D. in Newark, NJ

My husband and I are very pleased with the professional job done by Salmeron Company. They completed my front steps, and walkway with new brick and pavers including hand rails, also refinishing and replacing the porch making it look so brand new that now I need to get the house painted. They completed the job in a timely matter including the clean up and I would use them again.

Chris G. in Jersey City, NJ

Great work, Great people. I have decided to use them for other projects on the house as well.

Lisa S. in Jersey City, NJ

Fantastic customer service – we were working from a distance and Valerie handled everything smoothly, efficiently and the steps look terrific!

Craig L. in Hoboken, NJ

They worked within our budget and they were very fast and professional. We are considering using them for additional projects based on their performance with this project.

Joe T. in Bayonne, NJ

This was my first experience w/this Co. I have to say I was surprised by their sincere effort to please their customer. They were very easy to work with and nothing seemed to be a problem. The job they did was very, very good. They cleaned up after themselves, too. I have more projects to do and you can be sure they will be on the top of my list of contractors to call for estimates.

Nancy M. in West Orange, NJ

Everything about the experience was wonderful! Professional communication and work are the hallmark of the Salmeron Co. There were no hidden charges, and all of the work was done in the amount of time estimated. We couldn’t be happier! Thank you!

Homeowner in Jersey City, NJ

They are VERY responsive to client requests and needs. Their customer focus is sincere and appreciated. It has been a true pleasure to work with the staff and owners of Salmeron Co.

Homeowner in Jersey City, NJ

The work they did was beautiful. The workers arrived on time everyday, they cleaned up after each day of work, and Florence was always helpful and reachable. I will definitely use them again for any work that I need done.

Harold Berlowe (MLB Construction & Consulting, Inc.)

We found them very professional, reliable and efficient. The showed up when they said they would and did their job in a very professional and workmanlike manner. There were minor problems that cropped up during the job that weren’t their fault, but they were flexible and handled them very smoothly, keeping the job moving as planned. We wouldn’t hesitate to use them again for all our paving needs.

Atlantic Management

Salmeron Paving was an excellent resource for Atlantic Management. They were on time, professional and did a terrific job paving a parking lot for us. We would gladly use them again.

Arthur Shulman, CEO (Majora Fuel, LLC)

Salmeron Paving did do work for us at our location here in Bayonne. Work was done to our satisfaction and completed as scheduled.