“I've worked with Raymond's Masonry & Concrete for several years now and can't say enough good things about them. They are professional from start to finish. Their mason has an amazing ability to talk to any homeowner or property manager as an educato...”
“These were the most professional contractors I have ever worked with!!! They immediately came and looked over the tuck pointing project and were pointing out things that others just overlooked. Found problems that, if left untreated, would have cause...”
Waterproofing and CMU Sealing, Building Inspections, Foundation Repair
“Chicago winters are tough. After about 14 years we needed tuckpointing, brick work and our bluestone walkways reset. Spoke to several builders and chose Joseph James because of their fair price, personality, reviews that I had read and because of how...”
“I am very happy with the repair work done on our chimney. The process was quick and painless. After the inspection, they arrived on time in the morning and got right to work. Everything was organized and fixed very quickly, in just a few hours. Once ...”
“I feel very lucky to have found this company. After having two bad experiences with other masonry companies either not showing up or ghosting after I approved the quotes, Mason Master Shmid was totally the opposite; they are responsive, professional...”
A fireplace serves many purposes in the house, including the decorative one, but it requires regular maintenance to function safely and well. In this article, we will explain how to determine whether it needs rebuilding or repair. We will also tell you how to repair fireplace cracks yourself and let you know in which cases you should apply for professional fireplace repair services...
“Had some tuckpointing done to my home. The guys did a great job! They tuckpointed some areas that were not in the contract - very pleased. I felt well cared for. Great tuckpointing, nice people. I will definitely use them again.”
“Frank was friendly and worked with me throughout the project. I never felt like he was trying to get the most money out of me. It always felt like he was trying to give me the best service. The porch was finished when he said it would be and it looks...”
Structural Foundation Repair, Basement Defender, Plumbing Services
“Dave Sosnowski has been phenomenal to work with. We're gutting our basement and doing a complete remodel with waterproofing. During the planning phase Dave was by far the quickest on response time, walked me through the process and options and never ...”
“My wife and I are very pleased with the work done by Focal Point Masonry. We asked them for a proposal. They came to our house and we walked around the house, and I noted those areas that needed tuckpointing. During the course of our walk down, th...”
“Garage roof replacement after storm damage. Very friendly and made sure that the right repair was done for the storm damage and a bad patch done by another comany/ Also, they made an improvement to the ventilation with a better solution. The job ...”
Repair Rebuild Parapet Wall, Masonry Restoration, Modac Coating Chicago
“When I found some leakage in my brickwork that was seeping into the house, I called a few places - got quotes - and went with tuck pointing contractor. Mr. Dymek Brono to be more exact.
Why 5 stars?
- They returned my call quickly, not not like ...”
Commercial Roofing, Residential Roofing, Insurance Claim / Public Adjuster
“Two years after our roof was replaced it is now leaking. I called Tony and he did answer the phone and scheduled a visit for tomorrow to assess the situation. Water is leaking down one of the standpipes so, hopefully, it is a localized leak and an ea...”
Commercial Tuckpointing, Lintel Repairs, Service Area
“Our driveway was fixed by Augustyn Construction while we resided on the northwest side, and a few years later they completed all the necessary tuckpointing. Since then, we have purchased a "fixer-upper" on the southwest side, and after contacting the...”
Why Is Tuckpointing Important?
Tuckpointing is important because it helps to seal up cracks in buildings. If there are cracks in a building, water can get inside and cause the building to rot or crumble. Tuckpointing helps to prevent this by filling in the cracks so that water cannot get inside.
How Do I Know My Building Needs Tuckpointing?
If you look at the outside of your building and see that the bricks are cracked, or that there is mortar falling out from between the bricks, then your building needs tuckpointing. Over time, the mortar can wear down from weather and age, and it needs to be replaced to keep your building strong.
How Much Does Tuckpointing Cost?
The cost of tuckpointing depends on a number of factors:The size and scope of the tuckpointing projectThe level of difficulty of the tuckpointing projectAmount of time it will take to do the jobThe type of materials being usedThe condition of the existing mortar
You can find more answers to some of our most commonly asked questions on the FAQ page of our website.
“Blue Sky built a beautiful new Trex deck for us! The quality of the workmanship was excellent. Chris was great to work with....he was very patient and responsive with our many questions throughout the project. We would gladly use this company agai...”
“Anthony De Angelo was the technician on site for my fire place. He was so pleasant to work with as was his partner, whose name escapes me. Both of them were extremely nice, professional, and a joy to interact with. They were in and out in just over a...”
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