Delta Masonry Tuckpointing Concrete Repair Chicago | Concrete Patching, Concrete Steps Repair Chicago

Delta Masonry Tuckpointing
DELTA Tuckpointing Contractors Chicago | Tuckpointing Company


Tuckpointing is a process used to repair or restore the mortar joints between bricks or stone masonry. Over time, mortar joints can deteriorate due to weathering, moisture, or age, which can compromise the structural integrity of a building and detract from its appearance. Tuckpointing involves removing deteriorated mortar and replacing it with fresh mortar to strengthen the joints and improve the overall appearance of the masonry.

Tuckpointing is a specialized skill that requires experience and expertise to achieve optimal results. When done correctly, tuckpointing can help prolong the life of masonry structures and maintain their original beauty and integrity.


We perform tuckpointing in all of the following areas:


North Shore
North Shore
Lake Forest, Il
Lake Bluff, Il
Mettawa, Il
Highland Park, Il
Winnetka, Il
Glencoe, Il
Kenilworth, Il
Wilmette, Il
Great Lakes, Il
Fort Sheridan, Il
Lincolnshire, Il
Vernon Hills, Il
Deerfield, Il
Bannockburn, Il
Libertyville, Il
Riverwoods, Il
Mundelein, Il
Highwood, Il
Northbrook, Il
Northfield, Il
Glenview, Il
Wheeling, Il
Buffalo Grove, Il

Chicago, Il
Union Ridge
Norwood Park
Schorsch Village
Belmont Heights
Hanson Park
Peterson Park
Rogers Park
Portage Park
Kilbourn Park
Jefferson Park
Lincoln Square
Roscoe Village
Forest Glen

Northern Chicago

Evanston, Il
Park Ridge, Il
Skokie, Il
Niles, Il
Lincolnwood, Il
Arlington Heights, Il
Prospect Heights, Il
Mount Prospect, Il
Morton Grove, Il
Oak Park, Il
Des Plaines, Il
River Forest, Il
Harwood Heights, Il
Norridge, Il
Elmwood Park, Il
River Grove, Il
Melrose Park, Il
Schiller Park, Il
Franklin Park, Il
Rosemont, Il
North Chicago, Il
Waukegan, Il

Lincoln Park
Irving Park
Buena Park
Logan Square
Wicker Park
West Town
East Village
Ukrainian Village
River North
Old Town
Gold Coast
Near North
Near East Side
Millenium Park
West Loop
South Loop
Goose Island
River West

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Tuckpointing Gallery

The Process Of Tuckpointing

  1. Assessment: The condition of the mortar joints is assessed to determine the extent of deterioration and the appropriate course of action.

  2. Preparation: The area to be tuckpointed is cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and loose mortar. This may involve using a wire brush, chisel, or specialized tools to carefully remove the old mortar without damaging the surrounding bricks or stone.

  3. Removal: Deteriorated mortar is removed from the joints using a pointing trowel or other suitable tools. It’s important to remove the old mortar to a sufficient depth to ensure proper adhesion of the new mortar.

  4. Mixing Mortar: Fresh mortar is mixed to match the color, texture, and composition of the existing mortar as closely as possible. This may involve blending different types of sand, cement, lime, and pigments to achieve the desired consistency and appearance.

  5. Application: The fresh mortar is applied to the joints using a pointing trowel or mortar bag. Care is taken to ensure that the mortar fills the joints completely and is properly compacted to provide a strong bond with the surrounding masonry.

  6. Finishing: Excess mortar is scraped away and the joints are tooled to achieve a uniform appearance and proper profile. The tuckpointed area may be left to cure before any additional finishing touches, such as brushing or washing, are applied.