What Are the Different Types of Pointing Used in Building Construction? Construction pointing is the various methods that are used to cover a wall’s surface so that it is resistant to water and moisture. This can be done by using a construction pointing technique that matches the type of wall being pointed. Pointing is especially […]
Here is a small foundation job we did last year in Wincobank Sheffield. We started off of course by loading out. The client was keen to get this done so helped out while we were away which was a big help. Here is the hard bit of getting it square and level. After you have […]
A retaining wall job that we did in Sheffield off City Road a year or two ago. The client was worried that his car would slip into next door’s garden and needed the old wall dug out and strengthened. As you can see here we have nearly dug all the earth out. I reused the […]
A terraced house a did at Woodseats. The client complained of damp coming through in patches and asked for patch pointing which I advised against. Its just not cost effective. You will only end up getting damp in other patches a year or so down the line so it makes much more sense to do […]
Here is a quick look at a job I did in Broomhill earlier this year. The customer had complained of dampness coming through near the chimney. So we set about to combat the problem. I recommended using lime mortar on stone as lower down where the chimney once was some of the stone had started […]
Here are a few pics of a recent job I did in Walkley. I seem to be getting a lot of repointing work around here at the moment. Must be coming to the end of its sell-by date? First, of course, is the dirty stage. Grinding out. Once it’s all ground out and rinsed with […]
Retaining walls are a great way of adding beauty and value to your home. They can give your property a distinctive appearance, add privacy, and even protect against soil erosion. In addition, they offer endless design possibilities for enhancing the appearance of your landscape. Selecting the right retaining wall for your project is essential...
A quick repointing job of a house in Sheffield. Here are a few photos of a house we pointed recently off City Rd in Sheffield.
Dampproofing is the solution to many water problems inside and outside your home. It can also solve other issues such as dry rot, wet rot, and wood-boring insect infestation. Damp proofing is essential for every home. Moreover, you can also use virtual home staging if you are planning to sell the property. These days it’s […]
A pointing project of ours that required the reduction in height and capping off of the unused chimney. After we took removed and cleaned up bricks the chimney it required capping off to protect from rain. We also pointed the main chimney while we had scaffold up there. A selection of pictures of a couple […]