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The weather leads sooner or later to the loosening of the sealed tiles covering the fence walls. Repair locally avoids more serious damage.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: wall

Blow up the mortar with the chisel under the ridge tile. Remove the broken tiles and stake their support surface.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: tiles

Put a piece of chevron on the wall to facilitate the installation and alignment of new tiles.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: wall

Recolete the split tile with epoxy glue (two-component mix) and hold with a clamp.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: tiles

Cut the back rib of the new tiles to make them slip under the ridge.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: rebuild

Strike a cement mortar until it is unctuous and spread it with a trowel over the entire thickness of the wall.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: tiles

Dip the tiles in the water for 5 minutes then slide them under the ridge while pressing them on the mortar bed.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: wall

Prepare a lime-based mortar and complete the ridge seal with a cat-tongue trowel.

Repairs: rebuild a wall coping: tiles

Smooth the seal with a damp sponge or let the mortar dry for a few hours before smoothing it with the soft brush.


Video Instruction: Masonry - Coping Stone Repair