Historic Brick Repointing
The mortar on this house was a combination of colors and types from poor repair attempts over the years. The installation crew at LimeWorks.us repointed the building with historically appropriate Ecologic® Mortar.
The exterior had years of damaging Portland Cement repairs all done in different colors. This was a problem for the building's health and was a problem due to its location in a prominent historic area in the city. The original mortar color was simulated to give a consistent appearance all while using historically appropriate lime mortar with NO harmful Portland Cement.
Repointing of the Eldridge Street Synagogue using Natural Hydraulic Lime
This is the gorgeous Eldridge Street Synagogue, the facade was cleaned and repointed using historically appropriate Natural Hydraulic Lime. Natural Hydraulic Lime is an in-kind, like to like repair mortar that is appropriate for vintage masonry buildings. Photo Credit: Kate Milford