Tuck-Pointing

tuck-pointingThe mortar between the bricks can crack and wear away over time. This is a very common problem and a solution that MCP technicians employ on a daily basis.

  • The first step in a proper tuck-pointing job is to grind the old and worn mortar out of the joints. The joints are then thoroughly rinsed.
  • New mortar is then “tuck-pointed” into the newly opened joints.
  • The mason will then strike the joints to seal and to give the joints a clean and detailed finish.
  • The final step is a thorough brushing to clean up the excess and the tuck-pointing job is complete and ready to provide many years of sound structure and beauty

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