Maintaining brick is vital if you want to protect your property from serious water and structural damage. Over time, masonry deteriorates due to factors such as weather and plants. While this is expected, failure to act when necessary can result in a host of expensive issues. However, the brickwork contractors at K Johnson are here to help you take care of your property. Below, we explain key signs which indicate the need for masonry repairs. If you notice any problems with your brickwork, or have any concerns, you can call our masonry contractors for advice and renovations.
Based near High Wycombe, our team of bricklayers and new home builders covers Aylesbury and all the surrounding areas. We work with building contractors on a wide range of projects, including restorations, and are happy to assist with your residential or commercial job.
Damage is most likely to occur to mortar rather than the bricks because it is softer. When walls are constructed by experienced new home builders, mortar should need repointing every 15-20 years however, it may need repair sooner depending on factors such as level of exposure. You should call our brickwork contractors for repointing services if you notice cracks or gaps in the mortar, or missing or loose mortar.
You will also need the services of a skilled masonry contractor if you notice a change or damage to brickwork. Issues we advise property owners in Aylesbury look for include:
Get in touch with our brickwork contractors if there are signs of water ingress or damage inside your property. Common issues caused by a problem with brick walls include moisture build-up, mould, water marks, deformed windows, cracked plaster and draughts.
As customer-focused masonry contractors, we can advise on the best ways to care for masonry, helping property owners in the Aylesbury area avoid potentially serious problems.