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How to repair brick wall mortar

July 13, 2010 at 2:33 pm | Category: Remodeling Contractor

Step 1
Remove the old loose mortar with a paint scraper.
Step 2
Sweep the small remaining mortar bits out with a small broom.
Step 3
Mix a small amount of mortar to repair the joints.
Step 4
Match the color to the existing mortar.
Step 5
Make the mortar’s consistency like toothpaste.
Step 6
Wet each joint with a spray of water.

Step 7
Place some mortar on a trowel.
Step 8
Place the trowel within the joints of the bricks.
• Step 9
Push the mortar in with a pointing tool.
Step 10
Fill it completely.
Step 11
Flatten the mortar to make it level with the other joints with a rake with wheels.
Step 12
Allow it to sit 10 minutes.
Step 13
Sweep the joints of loose materiel.
Step 14
Allow it to dry over night.

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