Tuckpointing is replacing the exterior layer of mortar between masonry units that has weathered or cracked. This is necessary to strengthen a masonry wall and prevent water infiltration. We recommend grinding out the old mortar 3/4" deep in order to allow more mortar to be placed in the joint.
Lintels are the piece of steel directly above a window or door opening on a masonry wall. These need to be replaced due to rusting and bending from time to time. 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.
We can also take care of that leaky roof for you or provide you with a brand new roof system. Plus gutters and downspouts.
We can replace a broken window for you, or change all the windows in your building. New windows provide a very attractive look to your existing home and can lower your heating and air conditioning costs.
We can clean and seal your concrete parking garage. Sealing the concrete prolongs the life of the concrete, looks more attractive and prevents water infiltration to lower levels. Sealer can be clear or
Caulking deteriorates over time and needs to be replaced around windows and openings in order to keep the building water tight.
BRUNO CONSTRUCTION Tuckpointing & Masonry Specialists work within the Cook County, IL. area for Commercial and Residential Projects of all sizes. Large Scale projects are welcomed!