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Signs That Your Masonry Needs Reparation

February 16th, 2018

Your masonry might need reparation if there is seepage or structural damage present. However, how can you identify whether one of those two conditions are occurring? There are many signs, some subtle and some obvious, that your masonry is in… Read More

Brick, Block, And Stone, Oh My!

February 12th, 2018

There is a lot of thought that goes into constructing a new building. Whether it be a brand new commercial building or restoration to make your business pop, you have a lot of decisions to make. The first starts with… Read More

The Process of Repairing and Repointing a Wall

January 31st, 2018

Repointing a brick wall is a straightforward process, but without the right supplies and process, it’s not all that easy at all! Whenever you have a wall that needs a little tender loving care (or mortar), it’s time to call… Read More

Understanding Masonry Restoration

January 19th, 2018

Masonry restoration is an important process that keeps historic buildings and new buildings in great condition. While many people assume that repointing a brick wall is the same as restoration, that’s simplifying the process a little bit too much! Here… Read More

The Cold Weather Masonry Tips That Could Help

January 12th, 2018

This week has brought a cold upon us for an extended period of time, and we’ve really never experienced anything like it. Meteorologists are calling it the “bomb cyclone,” which is just a cool name in itself. But what that… Read More

Finding The Best Brick Pattern For Your Project

January 5th, 2018

If you’re thinking of laying brick for your next outdoor project, you already know how versatile, classic-looking, and durable it can be for your walkways, driveways, or patios. However, choosing the right pattern can be a daunting task, as you’ll… Read More

Why You Need Limestone in Your Design

December 15th, 2017

Of all the types of stone available for your monument or commercial sign, consider adding limestone to your design. It’s made from pressurized sediment found under the sea and is a great natural material. You’ll find it to be incredibly… Read More

What Is Mortar Analysis and Where Is It Used?

December 8th, 2017

Mortar analysis is used to determine what was used to create mortar at a historic or other site so that it can be recreated. There are two main types of mortar analysis currently used to determine the components of mortar.

How to Hire the Best Masonry Contractor

December 1st, 2017

Hiring a masonry contractor can be a stressful process if you aren’t totally sure what you’re doing. However, it’s important to take your time, since the skill of the masonry contractor you select has a direct effect on the quality… Read More

Demolition Tips You Need to Know

November 17th, 2017

Demolition is the first step when it comes to remodeling both residential and commercial spaces. After you and your designer have come up with the perfect design for the space, next comes the process or tearing down what’s there to… Read More