13548 Jarrettsville Pike | Phoenix, MD 21131 410.683.0650
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • pinterest
  • rss

Blog

Bricks or Concrete Blocks for Your Commercial Property?

September 29th, 2022

If you are currently in the planning stages of building a commercial building, you may be wondering what materials will be ideal for protecting your property from the elements and will last for many years. Brick and concrete are both… Read More

Ask Del Prete Masonry: When Should You Repair Your Brick?

September 23rd, 2022

  Dents and cracks are apparent signs of brick walls that require repair. Addressing damaged brick walls right away is key to avoiding damage. Although masonry walls are durable, they do require constant maintenance. As with other repair works, masonry… Read More

7 Things to Consider Before Selecting Exterior Brick

September 16th, 2022

Exterior bricks adorn the outside of a building and are used to make a wall, pathway, pillars, and more. As one of the most long-lasting building materials, brick provides endless options and can withstand many decades. For these reasons, brick… Read More

Understanding the Process of Brick Laying

September 9th, 2022

Although masonry work overwhelms you, there’s something fantastic about observing an experienced bricklayer working. They smoothly apply the mortar in thick layers before adding the bricks to the stack. In addition, the process of bricklaying must be handled with attention… Read More

What You Must Know About Foundation Repair

September 2nd, 2022

The foundation is one of the essential components of any structure. Without a solid foundation, it’s impossible to have a stable property. The materials used to build the actual foundation can include concrete, blocks, pillars, and bricks. Also, there are… Read More

Restoring Your Business’s Interior Brick Walls

August 25th, 2022

If your business’s building has interior brick walls, the brick may not look as fresh as the bricks you see on television. That’s because masons generally built most structures using the best bricks on the outside since that’s what everybody… Read More

Why is Tuckpointing Needed in Commercial Businesses?

August 19th, 2022

Have you ever walked around historic buildings and wondered how their brick structure remains intact? One of the multiple ways they keep their appearance and integrity is through a process called tuckpointing. If you desire to upgrade the look of… Read More

Why do Chimney Bricks Crack?

August 12th, 2022

Do you wonder why your chimney bricks crack? Over time, bricks need maintenance to keep them in good condition. It’s only natural for brick chimneys to form cracks due to weather, regular use, and other elements. The inside walls of… Read More

Determining When to Replace or Repair Concrete: Part Two

August 5th, 2022

Cracks in your concrete come in various shapes and sizes. It’s common for foundation cracks to develop within the first year of new construction. Mostly near windows, the corners of the floors or walls, or in the longer sections of… Read More

How to Determine When to Replace or Repair Concrete

July 28th, 2022

  Concrete is a common and durable ground covering. However, it starts to wear down and develop cracks over time. Depending on several factors, your concrete might display signs of damage quicker or slower than average. This article will explain… Read More