How to Repair Mortar Joints

Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Safety glasses
  • Dust mask
  • Angle grinder
  • Trowel
  • Tuckpointing tool

Flat chisel Rubber gloves Whisk broom

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Mortar mix