Remove at least ½ inch of the old joint to ensure a strong bond between the new and old mortarAfter grinding cleaning dust out of the joints will also ensure a strong bond.
Tuckpoint new mortar in joints with color to match existing or owner specified color. Color can be matched to nearly any existing mortar.
If needed, new brick are chosen specifically to match your existing brick for a uniform look.
Brushing completed tuckpointing will give the joint a smooth finish and remove residual mortar from the tuckpointing process from the brick.
Chemicals are used to remove excess dust and mortar from the brick for a clean and natural look.
Applying a silicone based sealer after the work is completed and once every (3-5 years for flat work, patios, walks etc.) and every 5-10 years for any vertical walls) will ensure your tuckpointing lasts for decades.
Clean and Remove all debris from job site. Job site should look as good as or cleaner than it was before work was started.
Common Questions About Tuckpointing