Monthly Archives: January 2018


What is Tuckpointing

What is tuckpointing? We’ve all heard the term “tuckpointing“.  In Chicago, it’s the standard designation for any method of smearing cement on masonry walls.  But, almost no one knows what this word really means. Originally, it was a method for striking the mortar joints to make old bricks of different sizes and shapes appear uniform.  There was…

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