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Tuck-pointing Mortar Joints with Mortar Repair
Cosmetic, non-structural repairs can be made to deteriorated mortar joints using QUIKRETE Mortar Repair.
When working with mortar mixes, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves.
Prepare the mortar joints using a hammer and chisel to remove any deteriorated mortar to a depth of ¼ inch to ¾ inch.
Clean out the joint using a wire brush.
Apply the mortar repair by puncturing the seal inside the applicator tip and placing the cartridge into a standard caulk gun.
Apply the Mortar Repair caulk using firm pressure, filling the mortar joint from back to front.
NOTE: QUIKRETE Mortar Repair has a special square applicator tip that is designed to smooth the caulk as it is being applied.
Excess QUIKRETE Mortar Repair can be safely removed with a damp cloth.
- 10 oz QUIKRETE Mortar Repair (caulk)
10 oz QUIKRETE Polyurethane Mortar Joint Sealant
- Caulking gun
- Wire brush
- Damp cloth
- Safety glasses