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The 5 Types of Bricks: Which is Best for Your Masonry Project?

June 15th, 2018

Brick is a great, classic masonry material that can be used for any building or structure. Bricks are very durable and last a long time with little maintenance, but there are multiple types. Here are the five types of bricks… Read More

Common Causes of Masonry Cracks

June 8th, 2018

Masonry materials are pretty durable, but they are constantly enduring the various elements of nature. Over time, the masonry can begin to wear down and even crack. There are several different causes of masonry cracks, so here are a few… Read More

3 Weather Conditions that Can Impact Masonry Construction

June 1st, 2018

Masonry construction can be a lengthy process, especially when constructing an entire building. It is important to keep the weather conditions in mind when planning a masonry construction project because the weather can affect the quality of construction. Here are… Read More

Brick Masonry Restoration: Tuckpointing vs. Repointing

May 24th, 2018

Brick is a very durable masonry material and can last for years with little maintenance. However, just like anything else, it can start to wear down over time. After a while, you will be in need of masonry restoration. Often… Read More

Signs That Your Chimney May Need Repairs

May 18th, 2018

  You may not check your chimney often, but it is a good idea to do so every now again to make sure it is still in good shape. With varying weather conditions,  you never know when damage could have… Read More

The Steps Involved In The Demolition Process

May 11th, 2018

While it may seem like demolishing a building is as easy as just tearing it down, there is actually a lot that goes into the process. The demolition of a building can be dangerous so it is important to plan… Read More

Signs That Your Brick Masonry Needs Repair

May 4th, 2018

Over time, even the best brickwork needs repairs due to a variety of reasons including weather and the nature of the ground beneath your masonry. The dirt underneath your masonry will naturally move due to erosion and the weight of… Read More

The Benefits Of Using Masonry Materials For Your Next Construction Project

April 27th, 2018

One of the most important parts of putting together any building or structure is the materials you are going to use to do so. You want your building or structure to be built nicely and last a long time, which… Read More

What To Look For In A Professional Masonry Contractor

April 23rd, 2018

The most important thing you need to do when preparing for a hardscaping project is find the right professional masonry contractor that will suit all your wants and needs for the project. You have an idea of what you want… Read More

Tips For Repairing Masonry Cracks

April 11th, 2018

Even the most well-made masonry can occasionally crack, and while most of us are content to leave a few seemingly cosmetic issues, it’s important to repair any cracks as quickly as possible. Even the smallest masonry cracks can lead to… Read More