Local bricklayer and pointing specialist who can quickly and easily build a retaining wall or match the colour of existing mortar and repoint brick or stonework.

No job too small, repairing a garden wall or creating a flower bed feature made of brickwork. Or too big, re pointing a chimney or constructing the walls for a house extension.

Domestic bricklayer and pointing specialist services include;


  • extensions in brickwork, stonework or blockwood
  • new house builds with solid walls and cavity walls
  • boundary walls, repairing existing or building new garden walls using stone or brick
  • conservatory bases, including damp proofing the base
  • repairs to chimneys, fireplaces, brick or stonework
  • feature brickwork, curved brickwork, fireplaces and flower beds
  • wall flashing, usually where there is an interruption to the wall for a window
  • step flashing, where a roof and wall meet to protect wall and roof from rainwater leaks


  • cement repointing, most brick and stone is a cement mortar
  • lime mortar repointing, often Victorian properties are constructed with lime not cement and it is crucial to not mix as can cause damage to bricks
  • brick and stone cleaning, using sand and grit blasting method or water jetting to remove dirt and grime
  • cracked wall repair, most common is crack stitching, using steel bars inserted into slots cut in the wall

So, if you need a bricklayer and pointing specialist to service or repair something in or outside your home HaMuch has thousands of friendly, The National Federation of Builders (NFB) registered professionals ready to help with your collapsing garden wall, redbrick chimney rebuild or repointing your house wall.

Why do you need to 'hire a bricklayer'?

Do you want to renovate part of your new home? Or are you looking to build a new home from scratch? These types of job require hiring a bricklayer. Bricklayers are the first port of call for those who are looking to renovate their home or construct a new building, as brick is a sturdy, reliable material. While a local bricklayer is often employed to build conversions and extensions, they may also be called upon to build a garden wall, path or patio fence.

Bricklayers can conduct repair and maintenance works. Bricks exposed to rain or dampness are susceptible to damage, and while you may be tempted to try to repair or replace them yourself, this could lead to further damage and end up costing you a considerable amount. Even in the best case scenario, the result will likely be untidy and won’t match the mortar used originally. To prevent you from having to spend more money on getting the job done correctly, it’s advisable to hire a bricklayer from the outset.

What do bricklayers do?

You may be wondering what kind of home repair calls for the expertise of a bricklayer. A bricklayer does more than simply lay bricks; they use their creativity and expertise to transform an idea on paper into a home you can enjoy for many years. They will seal the foundation, spread layers of mortar to form a base, and then lay bricks on it.

Listed below are some of the services a bricklayer can provide:

  • Brickwork and Pointing: Bricklayers offer a number of brickwork and pointing (joining mortar together) services, suitable for chimneys, garden walls, extensions, fireplaces, exteriors and more. Without effective pointing, bricks can become waterlogged, causing long-term damage and decay.
  • Brickwork Protection: A bricklayer will protect your bricks from harsh cold and wet weather by applying a weather shield sealer, also known as flashing.
  • Patios: Patios are traditionally built with slabs or bricks. A bricklayer can measure your space accurately, recommend the best material for your desired look and professionally lay the bricks to ensure a smooth finish.
  • Paths: A well-laid path is not only useful for navigating your garden, it also makes the space more enjoyable to look at.
  • Brick Replacement: Damaged bricks can pose structural problems and can become a safety issue if left untended. Bricklayers can identify broken or decaying bricks and replace them without displacing the existing pointing. A bricklayer will also be able to find an exact (or closest) match to your current mortar.

How to find a bricklaying and pointing specialist near you

To find a bricklayer near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford.Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get bricklayer quotes: We’ll send your job listing to local bricklayers. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. If speed is of the essence, this is the perfect way to find the fastest bricklayers in your area. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find bricklaying contractors that best suit your needs, budget and location.

Looking for a bricklayer for your home? Whether you’re looking to build an extension or repair or maintain your roof, you’ll find the right tradesman near you at HaMuch.

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Builder near London£43£223
Builder near Birmingham£25£209
Builder near Leeds£25£186
Builder near Glasgow£32£241
Builder near Sheffield£29£242
Builder near Bradford£25£187
Builder near Liverpool£26£180
Builder near Edinburgh£32£228
Builder near Manchester£31£194
Builder near Bristol£28£209

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Recent jobs posted for bricklaying & pointing

Pointing front of bungalow Lime mix

Pointing front of bungalow Lime mix

Replacing a half plaster board wall with bricks

Extend porch by 4feet

Extend porch by 4feet

Front of old terrace house sand stone brick want's repointing approx 4m x 7m

Hi i want a quote for a garden wall and some long concrete paths in the garden.

Front wall with oanels

Ground work and extension

Side wall block work can send plans

Pointing repairs to house

Fix a bowed yard wall

Wall and chimney removal

Partial rebuild of low garden wall

Partial rebuild of low garden wall

Pointing my whole house

Re pointing inside of chimney breast, with lighter sand/cement

Inside chimney breast

Inside chimney breast

Remove existing and replace porch, with double glazed windows and doors

Removal of partial false ceiling in bedroom (and all supporting framework) and then re-plastering/making good original ceiling and cornice areas. Also removal of built-in caravan wardrobe unit over bed.

Wall, pointing and possible chimney repair

Repoint front and back walls 2 floors at front, 3 at back

Install lintel above first floor window approx. 110cm opening. Lime mortar to match existing mortar. Lintel supporting top row of soldier bricks.

Install lintel above first floor window approx. 110cm opening. Lime mortar to match existing mortar.

Need a front Garden wall fixing three pillars need rebuilding and front paved path needs relaying and pointing...

Build brick wall for garage

70 breeze blocks to be laid to raise garden flower bed

Repointing a gable end

The bottom half of the front of a 1934 semi detached bay fronted house needs pointing

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