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Posts Tagged ‘ Commercial Brick Restoration ’

How to Fix Spalling Bricks

Friday, October 15th, 2021
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Spalling bricks are a common sign of masonry failure, and if not addressed properly, it can cause more serious issues down the road.

Brick masonry is a beautiful form of architecture, and many homeowners elect to have masonry in their homes. Unfortunately, masonry is not indestructible, and it can be prone to damage over time. Spalling bricks are a common sign of masonry failure, and if not addressed properly, it can cause more serious issues down the road. Here are some tips on how to fix spalling bricks.

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A Quick Guide on Masonry

Friday, October 8th, 2021
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Masonry is one of the oldest skilled trades in the world, dating as far back as six thousand years ago

Masonry is one of the oldest skilled trades in the world, dating as far back as six thousand years ago. But, it is also one of the most misunderstood professions. Masonry structures are durable and strong, withstanding weather and even natural disasters. Understanding more about masonry will help you select the ideal material for your next project. Here is a helpful guide to the basics of masonry.

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Cracked Bricks: Causes and Solutions

Friday, October 1st, 2021
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If you notice that some of the brick on your building is starting to crack or crumble, it could be cause for concern.

If you notice that some of the brick on your building is starting to crack or crumble, it could be cause for concern. Cracked bricks are a common problem for brick walls. While this issue does not always indicate serious structural damage, it can make the structure susceptible to water damage and mold. It is essential to identify the cause of the brick cracking so you can fix the issue and take preventative measures to ensure that cracking does not occur in the future. Let’s go over the causes of cracked bricks and how to fix them.

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4 Signs You Need Masonry Work Done

Friday, September 17th, 2021
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Masonry structures are designed to last a very long time, but they are not indestructible.

Many commercial buildings are constructed with brick or stone, and they are often subject to wear and tear. Masonry structures are designed to last a very long time, but they are not indestructible. Exposure to harsh elements, such as moisture leaks and extreme heat, can wear down brick and mortar structures over time. It is important to keep an eye out for any signs of damage and repair them quickly. Here are a few signs that you need some masonry work done on your building.

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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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How to Restore Faded Exterior Brick Masonry

Friday, August 6th, 2021
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Eventually, your exterior bricks will begin to fade and lose their luster.

Exterior bricks are virtually maintenance-free and very long-lasting. However, they are not indestructible. Eventually, your exterior bricks will begin to fade and lose their luster. This is especially true in outdoor environments where the Sun, debris, and weather work against the surface of the porous bricks. Luckily, you can restore the color to old brick and keep it looking like new. Here are a few tips to restore faded exterior bricks on your building.

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Common Causes of Masonry Damage

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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There are many factors that can damage a masonry structure and cause it to lose its luster.

Masonry structures have been popular in residential and commercial construction for many years. Masonry adds style and sophistication to the exterior or interior of any building. The materials and techniques used in masonry add to the strength, durability, energy efficiency, and fire resistance of a building. Despite all these advantages, masonry is not indestructible. There are many factors that can damage a masonry structure and cause it to lose its luster. Here are some of the most common causes of masonry damage.

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Repairing a Crumbling Chimney

Friday, July 2nd, 2021
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There are some key signs to watch out for that indicate a deteriorating chimney

Chimneys are a great addition to any building, and they help regulate heat and airflow inside. Your chimney can most likely last for years. However, there are some key signs to watch out for that indicate a deteriorating chimney. Chimneys are often positioned in exposed areas of the roof, and crumbling can occur due to weathering even if other masonry work around your home is in good condition. In most cases, a crumbling chimney indicates that the mortar between the bricks has degraded, cracked, or both. Here is everything you need to know about repairing a crumbling chimney.

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Is Masonry Sustainable?

Friday, June 11th, 2021
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For centuries, masons have relied on bricks and stones for constructing durable buildings that were meant to last for decades

For centuries, masons have relied on bricks and stones for constructing durable buildings that were meant to last for decades. A material like concrete masonry is low-maintenance and lasts for the long term. When concrete is torn down, it can be recycled and reused for new building projects. That means you may be able to reuse existing concrete masonry or choose sustainable products that are made from recycled concrete. Here are a few ways stone masonry promotes sustainability. 

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