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Atek Tuckpointing & Brick Repair
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Proudly serving St. Louis since 2004
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 My wife is afraid of basements. "They freak me out!" She'll tell anyone. She's not alone in her distaste for these sometimes dungeon-esque spaces, I've heard others express similar feelings. The creepiness often associated with basements has a lot to do…
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Tuckpointing from the Redwood forests to the Gulf stream waters… Well, not that far, really… Our Company’s general service area is “The Greater St. Louis Area” but a lot of our work can be found in specific areas and neighborhoods. How specific? Pretty…
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COLD WEATHER MASONRY REPAIRS Earlier this month, the high was 23° F. It was 14° outside during morning. Cloudy, humidity @ 73%. The forecasted high 31°. The overnight low was 23° and there was a 0% chance for precipitation. SO, You ask, “Is it too cold to…
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A St. Louis Brick Repair Company Providing St. Louis Brick Information As a St. Louisan, born and raised, and owner/operator of a St. Louis tuckpointing and brick repair company, I have a great deal of pride and interest in this city and the work we…
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Tuckpointing has it’s highs and lows (literally), Check out some of the high moments here. Mostly Spot tuckpointing and some solid sections here and there on the high rises, there’s not much in the sake of finished work to look at here, rather us enjoying…
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Yes & No. Here and There. It depends… What year is it and where are you? Tuckpointing Semantics: Definitions & Confusions of the word. There’s a lot of chaos around the word tuckpointing. Is it tuck-point or tuckpoint? I say tuckpointing, but see…
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Not a lot of masonry home owners look at exterior masonry walls and question the condition of the mortar between their brick, block or stone. Not until a problem is readily evident and possibly causing additional concerns such as water entry. Because…
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Water turned Ice + Salt + Brick, Stone & Mortar = Broken Masonry

The Pyramids in Egypt and throughout Mesopotamia are phenomenal brick work on a grand scale. Having lasted thousands of years without maintenance, they would be nothing more than a pile of rubble had they been built so long ago in our own home town. These…
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    Steps beyond the point of tuckpointing repair, need to be pulled and relaid with fresh mortar and a new footing.
U-City Brick Steps Relay
U-City Brick Steps Relay
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