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what kind of pointing is this

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by james19000, 14 Jul 2017.

  1. james19000

    james19000

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    looking for some opinions on what kind of pointing this is.

    to me, it looks like originally it was some kind of lime mix (the whiter stuff) which has then been re pointed with some mortar mix.

    If I was to address this, what should I do?

    thanks again... IMG_1969.JPG
     
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    Yes, you are right: The original beds look like sand & lime, the more recent smeared on stuff looks like a very poor attempt at sand & cement pointing.
     
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    Are you looking to repoint just the reveals or the whole wall? The joints need to be raked out deeper and repointed in lime mortar.
     
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    Just around where the gap in between the window and the brick wall is.

    Is this what you would call the reveals?
    Thanks
     
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    The return face, the window door reveal or the ingo all the same.
     
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