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Posts Tagged ‘ brick ’

How to Treat and Restore Historical Brick Buildings

Friday, March 3rd, 2023
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It’s always best to work with a professional when you need to treat and restore historical brick buildings.

Many of us understand the significance of historical buildings. While modern designs may make for great places to live and work, historical brick buildings can be a great reminder of where we came from. While we all recognize the importance in preserving historical brick buildings, we may not realize the care and detail that goes into doing so.

If you’re dealing with historical brick buildings that are in need of some work to get back to their former glory, we have a few tips for you on how to treat and restore that brick to get the most out of it. (more…)

3 Reasons Commercial Buildings Need Masonry

Friday, February 24th, 2023
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Discover three great reasons why commercial buildings need masonry to look their best.

Are you debating the right way to construct new commercial buildings or to do some heavy renovations to an existing building? If so, you’ll need to make many considerations and vital decisions about the material you want for your structure. Most people gravitate towards vinyl siding because it’s cost-effective. However, we’d like to argue that masonry is better for commercial buildings. Here are three reasons why commercial buildings need masonry.  (more…)

When You May Need to Repoint Bricks In Your Building

Thursday, February 9th, 2023


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Is it time to repoint bricks in your building? Look for these signs.

Brick buildings are notoriously long-lasting and aesthetically appealing. Sturdy bricks and straight lines of mortar create a powerful impression on anybody. However, even the sturdiest brick structures may need repairs from time to time to stay in their best condition. You may need to repoint bricks at some point to maintain the look of your commercial building. Before committing to repointing, it’s important to know why repointing may be needed and why failing to do so may cause more problems. Read on to learn more about repointing bricks before calling the pros at DelPrete Masonry to repair your building.  (more…)

3 Types of Masonry for Commercial Buildings

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
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Explore the three popular types of masonry available for your commercial building.

Commercial buildings come in all shapes and sizes and can be built with numerous materials. If you are still trying to determine the best material for your commercial building, consider masonry. Brick, concrete, and stone can all provide unique aesthetic and practical benefits. Which of these types of masonry is best for your new construction project? Consider the advantages of each and then plan your best masonry project with DelPrete Masonry.  (more…)

The Problems That Brick Masonry Repair Can Solve

Monday, February 14th, 2022
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Brick masonry repair can restore the beauty of your building.

Brick masonry repair means that you can look forward to your building having enhanced curb appeal. It also signifies that you can take pride in your home or business and ensures longevity for a historic structure. Home and business owners alike make a common mistake of prolonging a brick masonry repair. Masonry materials are durable and can ensure beauty and structural integrity for years to come. Here is a look at the problems that brick masonry can solve.  (more…)

The Functions of Different Bricks

Monday, July 13th, 2020
Here are some of the ways these bricks work.

Did you know that there are different types of bricks? Bricks come in different shapes, sizes, and sometimes different materials. And, for masonry construction, these different types of brick can serve specific purposes inside of a structure. Here are some of the ways these bricks work.


The Process of Brick Restoration

Monday, June 8th, 2020
Here are a couple of things to assess when finding a way to save the magnificence of your home.

Your wonderful brick home may have been in the family for ages. Or on the other hand, you may have purchased a fixer-upper with brickwork that had a ton of character and potential. Either way, you might be worried the condition of your brick could prompt more significant issues later on. Luckily, normal assessments and calling an expert for refurbishing, or even repairs, is a straightforward method to deal with issues like worn, broken brick and disintegrating mortar. Here are a couple of things to assess when finding a way to save the magnificence of your home.


The Process of Replacing Your Brick Joints

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Now and then, even though you deal with the brick around your home or business, fixes should be made. One of the most well-known fixes is repointing brick joints where mortar breaks down or around free or split bricks. Releasing harmed or dissolved mortar unrepaired can cause an entire host of issues, generally from water damage. Repointing your bricks can extend the life of your home siding, yard, steps, and more. Here is how the process works.


The Benefits of Brick Staining

Monday, May 4th, 2020
Here are some of the main benefits of brick staining.

Although brick is one of the most dependable and aesthetically pleasing masonry materials, without proper care, the appearance of brick can deteriorate over time. There are a few different solutions to use that address this problem, such as painting brick. However, depending on what you’re looking for, staining could be a better alternative. Here are some of the main benefits of brick staining. 


Reasons to Choose Brick

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Here are some of the reasons why brick could be the best choice for your construction project.

When it comes to remodeling your business or home, there are many materials that are available for you to choose from. For both indoor and outdoor structures, brick is one of the best options. Whether you have a building, pavement, hardscaping, or other projects, you can’t go wrong with brick. Here are some of the reasons why brick could be the best choice for your construction project.