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4 Tips for Preparing for Masonry Repair Jobs

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Learn how to prepare for successful masonry repair jobs.

Whether you have a residential home or a large commercial business, there is a good chance that you have masonry somewhere on the property. Bricks and other types of masonry have been used for hundreds of years to provide structure and aesthetics. However, bricks require proper maintenance in order to keep them structurally sound. How can you prepare for masonry repair jobs at your property? 

Ask Questions

While there are many different masonry repair companies to choose from, they are not all necessarily a good fit for your specific needs. In fact, many other repair companies have specialties. Don’t be afraid to ask questions when selecting someone for your masonry repair jobs. Do they often work on buildings like yours? How much experience do they have in performing the specific type of repair that you need? These questions and more can give you insight.

Determine the Underlying Issue

Masonry is about more than just the outside surface of the brick that you can see. Often, masonry repair jobs involve the surfaces underneath the masonry, not just the stones or bricks themselves. Make sure you are working with an experienced company that can thoroughly assess the situation and find out if there are deeper problems, like drainage issues or water damage, happening. 

Protect Your Property

Even when you work with a professional for masonry repair jobs, a certain amount of debris around the area is expected before they can clean up. As a result, it’s always a good idea to proactively clean up the area that they will be working in. This makes it easier for them, as they do not need to worry about an accident happening, and it also gives them greater peace of mind. 

Know When to Ask for Help

Masonry repair jobs can be incredibly complex, and knowing when to ask for help is important. In many cases, trying to tackle the job on your own can lead to even more damage when you finally decide to call a professional. Don’t be afraid to pick up the phone and call for assistance


Whether you are ready to start your next masonry project or are still hesitant and have questions, Del Prete Masonry is here to help. We have the experience and expertise to get it right the first time. Questions? Want to visit some of our residential or commercial projects? Ready to set up a consultation? Feel free to give us a call at 410-683-0650 or visit us online. We are happy to serve Baltimore City and County, Harford County, Carroll County, Anne Arundel County, and Howard County. To see examples of our work and to keep up with our new and exciting projects, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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