If you notice the mortar between your brick or stonework is starting to crack and fall out, it is time to call the professionals! Custom masonry contractors Chicago have the expertise and know-how to repair your mortar and save your exterior from completely failing. If not attended to promptly, you run the risk of further damage to your exterior, and possibly your interior walls can suffer too. Tuckpointing is a method by which masons “tuck” new concrete into the spaces around your stonework. Most buildings showing wear and tear are older. Masonry is an ancient art, after all!. It takes a keen eye and experience in color and pigment mixing to match your old mortar to the new application so that your house does not look like patchwork. Weather, sun, and just the forces of nature over the years will naturally deteriorate your masonry work, so let us take care of it now.