How to Tuck-Point Mortar Joints | Video

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    Project Instructions

    When working with mortar mixes, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves.

    Step 1
    Prepare the mortar joints using a hammer and chisel to remove any deteriorated mortar to a depth of ¼ inch to ¾ inch.

    Step 2
    Clean out the joint using a wire brush.

    Step 3
    Apply the mortar repair by puncturing the seal inside the applicator tip and placing the cartridge into a standard caulk gun.

    Step 4
    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.

    Step 5
    Excess QUIKRETE Mortar Repair can be safely removed with a damp cloth.

     

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