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Posts Tagged ‘ brick ’

Tips for Increasing the Lifespan of Your Brick Masonry

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Tips for Increasing the Lifespan of Your Brick Masonry

You might be surprised to learn that bricks can be subject to water damage.

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 that your brick will have the longest possible lifespan. (more…)

Why Brick is Such a Great Material for Your Project

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Brick is a durable material that gives any building a classic look!

If you’re wavering between building materials for your next project, consider choosing brick! Brick is not just an aesthetically pleasing option for your building, patio, retaining wall, walkway, etc. It’s incredibly strong and has proven to stand the test of time for centuries. Whether you want a timeless, nostalgic look or need a durable design, brick is a great option. (more…)

The Process of Repairing and Repointing a Wall

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
The Process of Repairing and Repointing a Wall

Whenever you have a wall that needs a little tender loving care (or mortar), it’s time to call in a repointing expert.

Repointing a brick wall is a straightforward process, but without the right supplies and process, it’s not all that easy at all! Whenever you have a wall that needs a little tender loving care (or mortar), it’s time to call in a repointing expert. Here’s what you need to know about repairing and repointing a wall. (more…)

Finding The Best Brick Pattern For Your Project

Friday, January 5th, 2018
Finding The Best Brick Pattern For Your Project

The pattern of brick you choose can really shape the outcome of your project.

If you’re thinking of laying brick for your next outdoor project, you already know how versatile, classic-looking, and durable it can be for your walkways, driveways, or patios. However, choosing the right pattern can be a daunting task, as you’ll have it as a permanent installation in your decor.  Before you commit to a pattern, check out these 5 brick patterns and see what could do best for your project. (more…)

Monument Signs and Their Value in Business Marketing

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Monument Signs

Monument signs, like the one we did for Johns Hopkins, are great ways to promote your business or organization.

We all know that effective marketing is invaluable to a business, but one of the best marketing tools is signage outside of your location. Since there are so many types of signs, it can be difficult to choose which one is right for your business. If you’re looking for a versatile and sophisticated look to your signage, you may want to consider a monument sign to draw customers to your business. (more…)

Surface Treatments for Brick

Friday, October 27th, 2017
Surface Treatments for Brick

The brick walls outside of your home or business set your building apart with timeless appeal.

The brick walls outside of your home or business set your building apart with timeless appeal. There are many different surface treatments available that can help to further customize your brick. Here are some of our favorite surface treatments for brick. (more…)

Finding the Best Brick Pattern

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Finding the Best Brick Pattern

One of the single most important choices you will make is the brick pattern.

When designing your new patio, there are many things to consider, including how large you want your patio to be, any additional features, and whether or not fun outdoor living elements like fire pits will be integrated into it. One of the single most important choices you will make is the brick pattern. Here is everything that you need to know to find the best brick pattern for your patio. (more…)

4 Reasons Why Brick is the Best

Friday, July 14th, 2017
4 Reasons Why Brick is the Best

Commercial brick is one of the most charming exterior materials available on the market.

Commercial brick is one of the most charming exterior materials available on the market. Whether you have commercial brick in need of restoration or are looking to spruce up your commercial property with masonry, here are four of the reasons why brick is the best. (more…)

Surface Treatments for Aging Bricks

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Surface Treatments for Aging Bricks

When it comes to cleaning your aging bricks there are a lot of different surface treatments you can choose. A surface treatment is a process applied to the surface of a material to make it stronger and better.

When it comes to cleaning your aging bricks there are a lot of different surface treatments you can choose. A surface treatment is a process applied to the surface of a material to make it stronger and better. This can be purely aesthetic or make it resistant to corrosion and water. Here are some different methods for treating your aging bricks. Which one should you choose? (more…)

Picking Brick Patterns

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
brick patterns

There are so many options for you when it comes to brick patterns and types of bricks you can choose.

The pathway leading up to your house or through your garden can make a significant difference in how your yard appears. Do you want something whimsical for your pathway? Do you want something straightforward without a lot of nooks and crannies? There are so many options for you when it comes to brick patterns and types of bricks you can choose.  While most patterns can be DIY, most of the time it’s best to leave it to the experts. Check out the information below to figure out what sort of results you want to get. (more…)