BRUNO CONSTRUCTION Tuckpointing & Masonry Specialists
Tuckpointing is replacing the exterior layer of mortar between masonry units that has weathered or cracked. Tuckpointing is necessary to strengthen a masonry wall and prevent water infiltration. Tuckpointing should be consider building maintenance.
Lintels are the piece of steel directly above a window or door opening on a masonry wall. Lintels need to be replaced due to rusting and bending, which causes the lintel to fail. When there are step cracks at the corner of windows or the steel is bending, then these are sure signs the lintels need to be replaced.
Critical Inspections are inspections required by the City in order to check the safety of a mid to high rise building. We work with many engineers and can perform the Critical Inspection and provide you with a Critical Report as well as perform any need Critical repairs that may be needed.
Sealing the concrete prolongs the life of the concrete, looks more attractive and prevents water infiltration to lower levels. Sealer can be clear or colored.