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How Moisture Can Damage Your Masonry

April 15th, 2019

Although masonry structures can hold up against natural weathering for years, even the most durable structures are not immune to water damage. Moisture accumulation is an issue that is as easily overlooked as it can be fixed. But leaving excess… Read More

How to Prepare a Site for Demolition

April 8th, 2019

The process of tearing down all or part of a building can be difficult, time-consuming and dangerous. With so much on the line, it is crucial that you make all the right preparations so that everything goes smoothly. Below is… Read More

A Masonry Contractor’s Tools of the Trade

April 1st, 2019

If you are getting masonry work done for the first time, or maybe you’ve considered tackling a small project yourself, you’ve probably wondered how the pros get it done. With the right tools, a masonry contractor knows how to set level,… Read More

The Benefits of a Natural Stone Patio

March 25th, 2019

Whether your yard is a blank canvas of open grass or some of its walkway features need an update from the previous homeowner, your yard and home could benefit from a new patio. With so many options, choosing what’s right… Read More

How to Take Care of Your Granite Countertops

March 18th, 2019

Granite is a beautiful addition to any kitchen, but it may seem difficult to maintain. But you don’t have to worry. With these few simple tips you can keep your granite countertops looking good as new.

Tips to Handle Lintel Deterioration

March 11th, 2019

Brick has a reputation as one of the strongest and most durable building materials you can use. But this doesn’t mean that brick is immune to the wear and tear that any building structure will face over the years. It’s… Read More

How to Mix Mortar

March 4th, 2019

If you are preparing for any do-it-yourself masonry project, such as small brick repairs, then you already know the importance of quality mortar. But proper mixing is one of the fundamental steps that, if not done carefully, can waste you… Read More

How to Get Oil Stains Out of Concrete

February 25th, 2019

  Concrete is a cost-effective, environmentally-friendly, and durable material and a good choice for indoor and outdoor projects. But in places like driveways, concrete can be notorious for picking up unsightly stains from oil drippings from cars. Here are some… Read More

What is Acid Washing?

February 18th, 2019

You’ve completed your new hardscaping project and cleaned up most of the extra mortar, but there’s still a chalky residue keeping your new installation from looking the way you expected. It’s time for an acid wash to finish up your… Read More

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