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Frequently asked questions
How much does masonry repair cost near me?
Masonry repair costs $500 to $2,500 on average or $20 to $60 per square foot, depending on the extent of damage, materials, and the condition of the structure. Masons charge $35 to $100 per hour for repairs with minimum fees of $200 to $1,500, depending on the project.
- Brick repair or replacement costs $20 to $30 per brick that's removed and replaced.
- Chimney repair costs $150 to $1,000 for fixing cracked bricks, mortar joints, or minor spalling.
- Severe deterioration of brickwork like crumbling or spalling brick costs $1,000 to $3,500 to repair.
- Repointing or tuckpointing costs $5 to 25 per square foot on average.
|Cracked Bricks (10 or less)||$150 – $500|
|Cracked bricks that require resetting||$600 – $1,000|
|Crumbling or spalling brick||$1,000 – $3,000|
|Patching, sealing and waterproofing stone||$200 – $800|
|Minor mortar repair or regrouting||$200 – $2,000|
|Repointing or tuckpointing costs||$500 – $2,500|
|Chimney rebuilding costs||$1,000 – $3,500|
What are common stone and brick masonry repairs?
Masons repair all materials that require mortar such as brick, stones, concrete blocks, glass blocks, tile, and terra cotta. Common masonry repairs include:
- Chimney repair and rebuilding
- Brick repair, patching, replacement, and staining
- Stone patching, repair, and replacement
- Mortar repair, repointing, and tuckpointing
- Pressure-washing and chemical cleaning
- Sealing and waterproofing brick or stone
- Fixing steps, sidewalks, walkways, driveways, retaining walls, and patios
- Repairing or replacing brick or stone siding
What are the signs I need masonry repair or restoration?
Common signs masonry repairs are needed include:
- Cracked bricks or stones
- Bulging, bowed, or compacted bricks
- Mortar deterioration
- Brick spalling or crumbling
- Efflorescence and staining
- Chimney flue is failing
How to find local masonry repair contractors?
Start by searching our list of residential masonry repair handymen, then compare reviews and costs. Next:
- Get at least three estimates to compare. Most brick repair masons require an onsite visit to provide an accurate estimate.
- Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
- Select companies that are licensed, insured, and certified.
- Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
- Browse reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
- Look for masons certified by the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA), or other masonry organizations.
- Choose a mason who is a member of a local or national masonry union. Union members are required to undergo extensive training.
- Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
- Get a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
- Make sure the quote includes debris cleanup and removal.
- Never pay in full upfront. Follow a payment schedule at job milestones.
After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best brick repair contractor in your area.
What questions to ask masonry repair services?
When hiring brick and stone masonry contractors, ask them the following questions:
- How long have you been in business?
- Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?
- Are you certified by the Masonry Contractors Association of America?
- Can I see photos of your past projects?
- Do you offer free estimates?
- How much will the repair cost?
- Will you give me a copy of the contract before work begins?
- Which mortar type will you use, and will it match the color of the existing mortar?
- Does the estimate include clean up after the job is complete??
- What additional costs should I expect?
- How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
- Are there any potential complications you foresee?
- Do you offer a guarantee?
- What's your payment schedule, and what payment options do you accept?
- What do I need to provide to get started?
- How long will it take to repair my masonry?