Rope access pointing |abseiling

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Our abseiler team provides professional rope access pointing and pointing repair services. We can carry out brick and stone pointing on any buildings, chimneys and chimney stacks, window lintels and along lead flashings.

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Rope access / abseiling / pointing and pointing repair is a basic part of Repair Abseiling Limited brickwork and stonework services. Pointing and pointing repair is coming up when the pointing getting loose, falling out from the gaps and let the rainwater inside the building and brick structures. The external building surfaces /walls, chimneys, brickwork, …etc./ highly exposed to the weather conditions. These surfaces must resist all, harsh weather conditions, high UV violation, heavy rain and strong wind constantly. These external structures /the walls generally/ dedicated to save us, people, inside the building in any circumstances. These impacts and harsh conditions can destroy the components of the best quality brickwork and pointing too. When these basic and important components are going away by the natural erosion and the evaporating internal moisture, then the pointing is starting to be cracked and lose. When the rain and wind find the smallest “crack on the shield”, and these small gaps are starting to let the rainwater inside the structure, then this issue requires attention and professional assistance. These small imperfections can accelerate the deterioration of the brickwork and its pointing. In these cases the pointing lets in the water into the structure of the brickwork, which can suck up and hold a lot of water on this way directly. This accumulated rainwater can cause a serious damp issue inside (in the structure and the flats) and outside, experienced on the external surfaces, when the accumulated water /moisture/ starts to evaporate outwards, leaving white stains on the brickwork. This chemical process generates these white “salt efflorescence” stains on the brickwork. When these important components and mineral salts of the mortar are starting to move away with the evaporating moisture, until the water can evaporate from the structure but these components trapped on the surface leaving a deposit stain on the outside of the brickwork, then this colorization shows the issue clearly. These “salts” are important components of the structure and the mortar of the pointing. When these components are missing or going away, the strength of the pointing decreases radically. …and this issue leads back to the beginning … Repair Abseiling professionals have decades of experience in any rope access brickwork repair , rendering and pointing works. Our abseiling services in London provides the most comprehensive external building maintenance service including any brickwork and pointing repair, roofing, guttering and many more…

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Brick infill pointing

Carrying out pointing repair or set new pointing, which is “match existing” especially in case of brick infill works where the bricks and pointing must fit into the surrounding areas is challenging. Our abseiler team has decades of experience in brick pointing repair – restoration. Brick infill is also in our repertoire which requires professional pointing repairs as well.

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Pointing repair, re-pointing, damp wall issue

Pointing repair and re-pointing is also coming up when the pointing is getting old and worn, or missing and let some water inside the wall structures, causing internal damp issue. These issues can be managed by some local firms until the actual issue can be accessible easily or for a reasonable cost. However sometimes, when the actual pointing issue requires scaffold or other expensive and complicated access solution for repair, then rope access is coming up for pointing repair and re-pointing as the most reasonable, flexible, quick and easy access solution. Our professional team provides this service with the shortest leading time and 100% efficiency. Our experience in the last two decades in this industry can help to sort these pointing issues out seamlessly.

Delicate pointing repairs above glass roofs

One of our latest abseiling pointing project completed in Westminster. This leak inspection and brick pointing repair project had to be carried out via rope access, above the vulnerable glass roof of the lower flat. As this glass roof couldn’t be covered and protected directly with any plywood, plastic foil …etc., Repair Abseiling Limited professional abseilers have used a special, hanging sheet below the operative, as a mobile protection. Carry out pointing, pointing repair or any brickwork is a serious trade job, even if it needs to be done via rope access. In this case we had to face with a lot of difficulties of the actual project. Inspect and find the real reason of the leaking issue, repair the faulty pointing on a safe way via rope access, without making any damage of the vulnerable glass roof and contaminate the surfaces below have made this project really complicated. It sounds a real challenge, but our professional abseiler team can manage these difficulties easily, through our decades of routine and experience. Repair Abseiling pointing repair specialists provides the best rope access pointing services in London.

Abseiling brickwork and pointing restoration

Brickwork and pointing restoration project completed in Kensington. All damages of the brickwork and pointing caused by the fixings of the scaffold system required professional pointing and brickwork repair by our professional abseiler team. As these spots have been repaired previously inadequately by the scaffolders (understandably), our abseiler team have been hired to repair all of these spots professionally, using quality, perfectly mixed colour match pointing mortar. You can read more about this pointing restoration project HERE.

Rope access chimney pointing, flaunching repairs

Chimney repairs, pointing and flaunching repairs are coming up time to time in our practice. Carrying out these works using rope access is possible sometimes, but it still remains very complicated. Despite these difficulties we can provide a far better and affordable service for reasonable prices compared to the costs of the scaffolding. One chimney (stack) can be repaired in one or two day(s) usually (if it is possible), which can keep the repair costs on acceptable level. Chimney stack re-pointing is always complex undertaking, but our decades of experience in this industry helps us to manage these projects.

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Rope access pointing tinting, brick dyeing

Tinting of the pointing is necessary, when the pointing is repaired with some wrongly coloured mortar, or the entire brick or stone surface needs to be unitised. Repair Abseiling Limited provides professional pointing tinting /dyeing/ services as a part of our basic building painting service. You can read more about our painting services HERE.

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