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Pointing house all walls
How do I measure my house for re-pointing, do you measure all walls then deduct doors and windows.
4 Answers from MyBuilder Bricklayers
Solihull • Member since 21 Jan 2019 • 4 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Typically a tradesman will price a house for re pointing on a m2 rate, so yes you are right.
Work the area of the wall out in metres (height times the length) then just deduct the openings if necessary which will give you the area you require to be repointed
Hope this helps
Answered 22nd Jun 2020
Blackpool • Member since 26 Jun 2020 • 9 jobs, 100% positive feedback
We normally measure the whole area then deduct from from the total measurement anything that is not to be pointed.I hope this helps.
Answered 29th Jun 2020
Orpington • Member since 10 Dec 2015 • 54 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Yes you can get a rough idea of the work sq m but
when pricing work by sq m is not enough because you might have fancy moulded bricks, arches, or dog toothing which takes a lot of time, also theres the reveals and window fillet, all of this you would miss in your quote by just measuring by the sq m.
Hope it helps
Answered 20th Jul 2020
Southampton • Member since 3 Oct 2017 • 5 jobs, 100% positive feedback
Yes that’s correct all you have to do is measure the wall its self and Deduct any openings. My self I quote per day/days that the job will take not per square metre.but either way will give yourself a rough guide price.
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