Why Does This Happen?
Your mortar joint can leak for several reasons. Mortar can simply deteriorate over time, especially if badly weathered and subject to harsh conditions. Bad workmanship may also contribute to the mortar giving way quicker, especially if they lay it too thin, or use bad quality materials.
Basically, if water pools against your home, or heavy rain causes the exterior walls to come under assault, then water will take the path of least resistance. This could be through the brick itself, or it could be through the mortar. Water will find a path.
This is why is is important to have the proper waterproofing and drainage systems in place to prevent water from finding a path through your walls and mortar, and into your home.
We can also repair any damage that the leaking mortar joints have already caused, including applying a sealant, or epoxy resin to repair foundation damage.
You can contact us today to find out more, or arrange a free consultation so we can fix your leaky mortar joints.
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