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Residential Brick Restoration, What to Expect

February 11th, 2019

Your beautiful brick home may have been in the family for generations. Or you may have bought a fixer-upper with masonry that had a lot of character and potential. However you came to own your home, you may be concerned… Read More

3 Ways Hardscaping Can Improve Your Business

February 8th, 2019

When it comes to expanding your business, improving your branding and overall look is a surefire way to grab a customer’s attention and set yourself apart. A great place to start is using landscaping and hardscaping. Whether you expect to… Read More

What You Should Know Before Hiring a Demolition Contractor

February 1st, 2019

When you need a demolition project taken care of you may find yourself lost at how to find the right contractor. Demolitions can be stressful, and hiring the wrong person for the job can make the process a nightmare, which… Read More

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Bricklayer?

January 25th, 2019

Whether you’re building or renovating your house, or building an outdoor structure such as a patio, it’s important to consider the benefits of hiring a masonry professional. Choosing to undergo the project yourself, without the advice or work of a… Read More

How to Tell if a Chimney Needs Repair or Replacement

January 18th, 2019

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about your chimney. Even if you do, the average homeowner doesn’t know a lot about chimneys, how they’re built, or when they fail. But if a chimney does fail or deteriorate,… Read More

What Tools and Materials Are Used For Masonry Repairs?

January 11th, 2019

One of the things that makes masonry so special is the simplicity of the materials used to make strong and beautiful structures. Masonry represents the background of many construction projects, so the stone and construction methods need to ensure a… Read More

Using Natural Stone in New Construction

January 4th, 2019

There are many options available when it comes to choosing building materials for your new construction. They each come with their own set of pros and cons. Natural stone is one that has a list of pros that far outweigh… Read More

Common Types of Masonry Repair

December 21st, 2018

Although masonry is known for its strength, longevity, and structural integrity it does require professional maintenance and inspection. Masonry structures are known for their stately beauty and require regular maintenance and repair. Read on to learn more about some common… Read More

The Dangers of Moisture Accumulation in Your Masonry Structure

December 14th, 2018

Masonry structures are durable and resistant to many common types of natural deterioration, making masonry materials a great choice for strong, long-standing structures. However, moisture accumulation can cause a number of problems in the best structure if it is not… Read More

The Four Types of Mortar

December 7th, 2018

When it comes to masonry, mortar may be the most essential part of the construction. Mortar is what is used to bond the materials of your masonry together, providing the structural integrity of the project. Depending on the type of… Read More