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Posts Tagged ‘ brick masonry ’

Three Brilliant Reasons to Hire a Contractor to Build a Brick Driveway

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022
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A brick driveway enhances your property’s curb appeal and market value.

While it can be more costly than other options, nothing beats the appearance of a brick driveway. A paved driveway enhances your property’s curb appeal and market value. However, should you hire a contractor or not? Del Prete Masonry excels at building new construction, including working with brick, block, natural stone, etc., that are visually appealing for your building. (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…)

Commercial Benefits of Brick Masonry

Friday, September 10th, 2021
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If you own a business, you realize how important it is to have a valuable commercial space to run your company from.

If you own a business, you realize how important it is to have a valuable commercial space to run your company from. Your company headquarters not only represents the quality of your business but will often be the first impression that potential customers have. There are so many different building materials available to build with, so it can be challenging to create a look that shows confidence and reassures your customers that they are choosing the right company. Here are just a few of the benefits of using masonry for your business.

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Choosing Masonry Materials for Your Fireplace

Monday, December 30th, 2019
Here are some of the choices you have for masonry materials for your fireplace.

If you have been longing for a nice feature to bring warmth and style to your home, or you are looking to update your existing fireplace, you will need masonry materials for the job. Having a functioning and beautiful fireplace is a must for the winter, and you have several options for the types of materials you want to make it happen. Here are some of the choices you have for masonry materials for your fireplace.

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How Weather Can Affect Masonry Construction

Monday, October 21st, 2019
Here are some examples of weather that could affect your masonry construction.

Because many masonry construction projects can take a long time, you will probably experience weather changes. But the question is, what types of weather could be a concern? Here are some examples of weather that could affect your masonry construction. 

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How to Tell When Brick Masonry Needs Repairs

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Here are some warning signs to look out for that your brick masonry could be due for repairs.

Generally, brick masonry structures are designed to last a lifetime. But weather and time can take a toll even on the most well-constructed masonry structures. Here are some warning signs to look out for that your brick masonry could be due for repairs.

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Mortar’s Key Characteristics

Monday, September 16th, 2019
What Is Mortar Analysis and Where Is It Used?

Perhaps the most important ingredient in masonry is mortar. It is a perfect mix of water, minerals, rock, clay, and other ingredients that can hold together anything from brick to natural stone for years. But in order to understand mortar, you should know what makes up a quality mix. Here are the three key components for making the perfect batch of mortar.

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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. 

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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.

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Why Choose Brick?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

 

If you have been thinking of installing a masonry structure, then you may have already thought over the materials. And while concrete, limestone, and natural stone all have their benefits, have you considered brick? There are several reasons why brick might be the ideal choice for your masonry project.

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