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This Re:Fine video shows you how to mix mortar for specific building projects.
This Re:Fine video shows you how to strengthen and repoint brick surfaces.
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Learn the tools and techniques used for tuckpointing old masonry walls and chimneys. Discover how to restore cracked and worn mortar joints, how to cut out old mortar and how to pack new mortar in neatly and cleanly.
Cracking or spalling in bricks may occur when the wrong type of mortar is used. There are no easy solutions; you may need to either replace all the mortar or rebuild the wall .
Installing cement board correctly is the most critical part of a first-class tiling project. Here's how to do it.
Crumbling mortar in brick walls and chimneys has to be cut out and replaced to avoid structural and water damage. Tuckpointing—cleaning out and remortaring the joints—is easier than it looks if you have the right tools.
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