How much would it cost to fix loose bricks on a home?
Located beneath a window maybe about a total of 16-25sq ft. Bricks are sort of popping out about .25inc. House was built is 1965, It's about to have some minor foundation work done. Just wanted to know about how much it would cost to repair that section of brick. Thanks for your help! =)
Asked By: Claudia LC - 11/22/2009
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Answer: $15... More
Answered By: Tony - 11/22/2009
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go to a hardware store, get some mortar caulking, and they have plastic cement in a tub
Answered By: William B - 11/22/2009
do it yourself for a little to nothing, bricks are seldom structural especially in the 1950's so push them back to place and use a cement type caulk, yes they actually put a type of cement in a caulk tube, use a small tool like an ice pick to lift up or down on the brick and squirt the tiniest amount into that crack... More
Answered By: t-rexs - 11/22/2009
unless you want the fix to stick out like a sore thumb, get someone to fix it right...grind out the bad mortar and cut out the bad brick and re-lay them...with real mortar not some stuff that comes in a tube...a couple days work and about 5 - 6 hundred dollars...thats without seeing it...
Answered By: Dan the brick man - 11/22/2009
Some good advice above - I've tuckpointed my own bricks before - I have a colored mortar, and to match the color I wet the old mortar first so I could better match the color... More
Answered By: timber wolf - 11/22/2009
it is hard to tell from ur description but wait till the foundation is done then take the loose bricks down clean up the area in question and the bricks u took down then remortar and set bricks
Answered By: ed - 11/23/2009
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