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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

4 Ways to Demolish a Building

November 30th, 2018

When we think of building demolition, we often just think of a huge wrecking ball knocking down a building. While this is one of the methods that can be used, there are actually a variety of options when it comes… Read More

4 Common Types of Masonry Materials

November 16th, 2018

Masonry is the act of building and constructing with the use of stone materials. These masonry materials serve as the backbone of many crucial constructions such as buildings, walls, and various pieces of hardscaping.  What masonry materials are the most… Read More

The Top 4 Signs of Brick Masonry Problems

November 9th, 2018

Brick masonry buildings and structures are made to last for years at a time. However, just like any other materials, your brick masonry will begin to wear and tear over time, especially if the proper care isn’t implemented. You want… Read More

Tips for Increasing the Lifespan of Your Brick Masonry

November 2nd, 2018

Brick masonry is a beautiful and durable method to use for any project. While brick is very long lasting, there are still maintenance and repair concerns you must take into account. By following these four simple tips, you can ensure… Read More

The Steps to Preparing Your Site for Masonry Construction

October 26th, 2018

A new construction project is a big investment and requires a lot of planning and preparation. A commonly overlooked step in the construction process is preparing the actual site. You may think that starting construction is as easy as picking… Read More

A Guide to Repairing Damaged Mortar Joints

October 19th, 2018

Do you have old masonry walls or chimneys in need of repair? The crumbling mortar joints of an otherwise beautiful brick wall can make it a real eyesore. But with the right tools and a heaping serving of patience, anyone… Read More

Which Type of Natural Stone Masonry is Best for Your Next Project?

October 5th, 2018

Obviously, with any hardscaping project, there is a large amount of planning that goes into it. You have to choose a location in your landscape for the project, materials to use, and figure out what exactly you are trying to… Read More

Tips for Taking Care of Your New Masonry Structure

September 21st, 2018

Getting a new structure built for your home or business is very exciting. Because you are probably going to invest a good amount of money into your new masonry structure, you want it to last as long as possible. The… Read More

The Important Questions to Ask When Hiring a Masonry Contractor

September 14th, 2018

When you are looking for a masonry contractor for your next project, you want only the best. It can be difficult to sort through a number of possible contractors and try to figure out which one will give you the… Read More