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Posts Tagged ‘ brick maintenance ’

How Often Should You Apply Masonry Maintenance?

Friday, May 12th, 2023
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How often should you apply masonry maintenance? Consider these tips.

If you’re looking for a versatile exterior that can add historical and contemporary value to the outside of a building, you may want to consider brick. As a material, brick is sturdy and energy-efficient—and while it will last you for quite some time, there is a bit of maintenance you need to consider. The most important aspect of masonry maintenance is knowing what you need to know. What damage looks like, how cleaning works, and what processes you may need to use are all critical elements of masonry maintenance. Thankfully, we have the scoop on all things related to masonry maintenance so you can keep your brick in top condition. (more…)

Remodeling Your Home with Bricks

Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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This article discusses remodeling your home with bricks.

The process can be challenging while remodeling your home with bricks. Fortunately, there are different ways around each challenge. Just like other materials, bricks are ideal for types of remodeling, whether it’s residential or commercial property remodeling. Let’s look into remodeling your home with bricks. (more…)

3 Creative Ways to Add Burnt Clay Bricks to Your Home

Friday, May 6th, 2022
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Adding clay burnt bricks to your home can have long lasting benefits.

Incorporating burnt clay bricks into your home has durable benefits. There are several reasons why bricks are continuously used for construction purposes. One of them is that it increases your home’s curb appeal. Here are four great ways to add burnt clay bricks to your property. (more…)

How to Tell When Your Brick Fireplace Needs Repairs

Monday, August 26th, 2019

A fireplace can be a beautiful centerpiece of a room, and of your home. But sometimes brick fireplaces, in particular, can be tricky to maintain. Time and wear can start to cause problems, but if you don’t know what to look for, then it can be easy to miss signs of problems. Here’s how to spot where your brick fireplace might need repairs. 


The Process of Replacing Brick Joints

Monday, August 5th, 2019
Here is a brief overview of what it takes to repair brick joints.

Masonry structures are durable and meant to last for years, but that doesn’t mean that you might not run into the occasional weak spot in the mortar. Not to worry, it is very common to repair masonry structures by repointing these weak spots in the brick joints. If you have been wondering about what happens in this process, here is a brief overview of what it takes to repair brick joints.


Periodic Inspection and Maintenance for Brick Masonry Walls

Friday, September 9th, 2016

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Brick masonry walls are durable, but still need inspection.

While brick masonry walls are long lasting and durable, it is still important not to overlook their regular inspection and occasional maintenance, if it is required. Regular inspection will help you identify problems, and especially get a handle on small problems before they develop into large expensive ones. With regular inspection you avoid unpleasant surprises. (more…)