How To: Repoint Brick Walls

Even though brick houses are hard to damage, it’s a smart thing to be knowledgeable about how to repoint brick walls -- it can be a moneysaver skill. Repointing is all about out with the old and in with the new, and working in small sections. If your house is less than 50 years old, you will likely be safe using standard portland cement mortar to refill the spaces between your bricks. It can be a tedious job, but you’ll soon be satisfied that nobody and nothing will be blowing your brick house down anytime soon. Here’s how to keep your brick walls standing tall.

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