Our re-pointing services are based on a unique mechanical injection re-pointing system.
Our systems include a unique range of power tools to ensure a proper depth of rake of the old mortar and our mortar gun ensures new mortar is put back into the joint thoroughly.
We like to use local sands that match the colour and character of the original finish but any colourants and other admixtures may be added to the mix as required.
At the heart of our service is the Lancashire pointing Service’s mortar gun. It is light enough to go up scaffolding and small enough to go down tunnels. It can pump any standard mortar mix. As well as traditional lime mortars, the Lancashire pointing Service’s gun can accommodate all types and grades of gauges, masonry and cement mortars.
The gun has interchangeable nozzles so the mortar is pumped into the joint not onto the face. It is far more accurate than a pointing trowel, especially with fine joints. There is rarely need for remedial cleaning.
The mortar is forced into the furthest recesses of the joint, filling it from the back forward and thus reducing any chance of air locks. This makes it suitable for stonework.
Mortar joints our raked to a specified depth employing mechanical means such as angle grinders and drills incorporating dust extraction facilities by Keypointing time served craftsmen trained and experienced in the techniques.
Mortar mixes are gauged and batched using standard size gauging recepticle for each constituent and mixed in a mechanical tilting drum mixer. Because we gauge our mixes there is little chance of variation of colour.
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