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Published on May 13, 2013
Lintel replacement Chicago is an important part of masonry structure maintenance. http://masonrytuckpointing.com/steel-... Over the years steel lintels start corroding, which results in their expansion, leading to wall cracks, and often significant structural damage. Timely acting on the very first signs of deteriorating steel lintels and cracking masonry walls is the key to prevent costly repairs.
Often, while performing tuckpointing in Chicago, you should consider careful evaluation and lintel replacement Chicago if necessary. By performing steel lintel replacement and tuck pointing at the same time you are usually lowering the overall cost of the procedure and the final result will be much more appealing . There will be no mortar color difference between the old and newly repaired area.
In some cases the homeowners try to save some money by postponing lintel replacement Chicago and just tuck-point the cracks caused by corroding steel lintels. Unfortunately, by doing it, the damage will become even more significant over the years following wall tuckpoiting process.
In such cases, rebuilding large portions of the masonry wall supported by the corroding steel lintel might be the only solution.
If you think that you need lintel replacement Chicago or you are simply looking for a professional opinion on the condition of your brick, cinder block, stone, or any masonry material wall, give us a call at (847) 724-5600 Edmar Corporation 4411 W. Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60641