Brick Restoration

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As part of an extensive programme of works at London’s Whipps Cross Hospital, Newman Building Solutions are carry out brick restoration to a huge area of wall.

In our opinion brick is the most visually appealing building material.  Unfortunately due to failed mortar, water ingress and years of exposure to the elements, in particular the freeze thaw effects of winter, brick faces can become damaged and unsightly.

Damaged Bricks
Section of wall showing typical damage to bricks.

Our skilled team repair the face of the bricks using Steadfast Brick Repair Mortar and Brick Tinting products.  Where the damage is particularly deep, helical, stainless steel reinforcing pins are also used to give the repair additional strength.  Being high-grade stainless steel the pins will not rust and cause the bricks to blow in the future.

Damaged Bricks
Close up of damaged bricks

The entire damaged area is filled and repaired with the  brick repair mortar and the mortar joint is skillfully recreated.

Brick restoration
Brick restoration

Custom brick tint colours are then mixed to match the colours of the existing bricks and mortar joints. Where necessary several colours will be mixed to match the walls natural variation.

Brick tinting
Brick tinting

The brick finished wall looks like natural brick and because the surface is tinted rather than painted, the bricks remain semi-permeable, able to breathe and yet are waterproof.

Close up of restored bricks
Close up of restored bricks
Section of restored brick wall
Section of restored brick wall

For more information on brick restoration and related services please visit our website.

Alternatively fill out our online Enquiry Form or Click Here to find the telephone number for your regional office.

 

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