Repointing Brick and Stone Walls
Guidelines for Best Practice
The comprehensive repointing of a building is rarely necessary. Generally only those parts that are most exposed to the weather or are affected by specific problems such as leaking rainwater pipes or gutters are likely to be in need of attention. Sound historic mortar should be left undisturbed as it can be an important part of the character and significance of a building.
This guidance, aimed at homeowners and non-specialist building professionals, provides a brief technical guide to the key issues and stages that need to be considered when repointing brick or stone walls of older buildings.
- Deciding the scope of work
- Where to get advice
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 31
- Product Code: HEAG144
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