tuck pointing


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tuck′ point`ing



n.
pointing that has an ornamental fillet of putty, lime, or chalk projecting from the mortar joint.
[1880–85]
tuck′-point`, v.t.
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At CAMHS and Gregory: The tuck pointing on the outside is going very well and it looks nice, the old greenhouse (connected to the back of Biology room) had been sinking into the ground has been lifted and stabilized for use again.
We did a fair amount of structural and restoration work, including a new roof and conservation tuck pointing. We also fitted a new kitchen and renovated decorative plasterwork and original fireplaces."
Motus Construction will contract its services at a variety of price points, with services including: masonry, grinding and tuck pointing, parapet wall systems, exterior and interior painting, lintel replacement, window repair and installation, porch construction and retrofitting, roof replacement and repair, landscaping, hardwood refinishing, tile installation, ductwork and installation, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, electrical services, plumbing and security systems, among many additional services.
* To set the mortar, use a drywall taping knife and tuck pointing trowel.
Its efforts to restore and renovate the light station have included moving an abandoned 1895 keepers' house back to the park; reroofing and tuck pointing the lighthouse; restoring the fog signal building, boat house, and two brick oil houses; and putting in a parking lot, sidewalks, and picnic areas.
Prior to tuck pointing, the existing mortar joints should be properly ground (routed) to provide a clean substrate for the new mortar to adhere to.
This test, in a cordwood home that was built with Best Practice techniques (which are: post and beam frame; roof applied before cordwood infill; softwood is barked, split and dried to lowest moisture content; slow curing/setting mortar mix used; good tuck pointing of mortar and--after a heating season--any gaps, checks or leakage points attended to with Perma Chink or Log Jam) demonstrates that, if proper planning and preparation techniques are executed, cordwood will meet and exceed the building codes and can provide an attractive, energy efficient, inexpensive alternative home building method.
Include the following necessity items: spring and fall clean-up special; furnace filter cleaning and changes; tuck pointing; and a discount for referrals who sign up for services.
"Repointing," or tuck pointing, is the removal and replacement of cracked or missing mortar between the bricks.