At some point, repointing is needed throughout the life of any brick structure. It is an affordable way to restore the brick structure of your wall or chimney. The process of tuckpointing essentially involves the taking out the damaged mortar and replacing it with fresh mortar. Thus, you preserve the surrounding bricks from harsh outdoor elements.
Although repointing is a dusty job and demands expert skills, it can be achieved by the help of a professional mason. To be more knowledgeable about repointing, here is a process flow: