How Brick Repair Works

There are a lot of buildings that are made of brick. When there is damage to brick it doesn’t mean that the whole wall needs to be redone, there are ways to fix it. In this article, we are going to look at a brick repair.

In brick repair, the most popular techniques are to replace the brick completely or to use mortar repair. Mortar repair can be done when there is damage to the brick but it doesn’t make sense to replace the whole thing.


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In the mortar repair process, a special kind of mortar is used, and it is important to match the color of the mortar to the color of the bricks themselves.

When it is time to repair brick, the top layer of the brick where the damage is seen, is removed. Water is sprayed on the brick to get it ready for the mortar. A primer is placed on the broken brick, and then the repair mortar is placed on top. The process of placing mortar on the brick is done in layers depending on how deep the repair is. Once the brick is back to its normal size the mortar is smoothed out and will dry in place, fixing the brick.
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