When the mortar between the bricks is cracked or missing because of settlement, deterioration, or design flaw, tuck-pointing will restore the mortar joints back to like new condition. Cracks in the exterior of your building left untreated could cause far worse problems on the exterior and interior, such as water damage, mold, and failure of the façade.
Expansion joints are designed into buildings to allow expansions and contractions caused by thermal, moisture, deflection of supporting structures, and other various causes. Overtime expansion joints need to be evaluated to ensure structural integrity, watertight conditions, and preventing exterior envelope failures.
When granite is used as the façade on a building, minerals in the rock can leech out over time and stain windows. Pressure washing, restoring and sealing the granite will return the exterior to a new look and prevent the leeching of the minerals into the windows.