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Posts Tagged ‘ Commercial Masonry Restoration ’

How To Properly Known Your Bricks Need To Be Replaced

Friday, November 19th, 2021
How To Properly Known Your Bricks Need To Be Replaced del prete masonry
Bricks will inevitably require maintenance, repair, and upkeep to keep them up to date.

Bricks are incredibly timeless. In fact, many people use bricks as a material because they want their property to withstand the test of time. Brick is a wonderfully durable and versatile material. The reality is, bricks will inevitably require maintenance, repair, and upkeep to keep them up to date. Ultimately, minor damage may include the need to seal cracks, while more significant issues require installation and support beams. Whatever the issues, you will want to tackle them head-on and quickly before the bricks start to hinder the structure’s foundation. Here are a few key signs that your bricks are in desperate need of replacing.

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Preparing Your Chimney for Fall

Thursday, November 11th, 2021
Preparing Your Chimney for Fall del prete masonry
Over time, your masonry structures can show some signs of wear and tear.

With the cold weather quickly approaching, it is the perfect time to prepare your masonry chimney for the fall weather. Masonry is designed to last, which is why businesses and homeowners alike choose to go with brick in the first place. But over time, your masonry structures can show some signs of wear and tear. Preparing your chimney or fireplace for the season ensures that it will keep your home warmer, save energy costs, prevent fires, and more. Here are some tips for preparing your chimney for fall.

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What to Do About Bulging Bricks

Friday, November 5th, 2021
What to Do About Bulging Bricks del prete masonry
Bulging bricks are a common masonry issue caused by moisture leaking into the mortar joints of a brick wall.

Bulging bricks are a common masonry issue caused by moisture leaking into the mortar joints of a brick wall. It happens when the water swells and affects the integrity of the bricks. This issue typically comes to light after the winter months. You should contact a qualified mason for repairs as soon as the bulging wall appears. They will ensure that the wall doesn’t detach from the structure and collapse. Here are some tips for what to do if you notice your bricks bulging or bowing.

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How to Remove Mold From Bricks

Friday, October 29th, 2021
How to Remove Mold From Bricks del prete masonry
Mold is a common problem for brickwork because it doesn’t take much for it to grow in any environment.

Mold is a common problem for brickwork because it doesn’t take much for mold to grow in any environment. Whether your building is constructed with bricks or you have brick accents like walls, walkways, or stairs, you have likely seen mold at some point. Mold can thrive anywhere moisture remains for any length of time. Ignoring the mold will only allow it to grow more, negatively impacting the appearance of your brickwork as well as the strength and durability. Here are some tips for removing mold from bricks.

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5 Ways to Prevent Problems in Your Brickwork

Friday, October 22nd, 2021
5 Ways to Prevent Problems in Your Brickwork del prete masonry
Brick deterioration can ruin the appearance of a brick wall and impact its structural integrity.

Masonry buildings are built to be sturdy and long-lasting, but they are not indestructible. If your home or business has brickwork, it is essential that you perform regular maintenance to protect the structure from damage. However, unaddressed brick deterioration can ruin the appearance of a brick wall and impact its structural integrity. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to prevent brick deterioration from occurring in your home or business. Here are some tips for avoiding problems in your brickwork.

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Common Materials Used in Masonry Repair

Friday, July 16th, 2021
common materials used in masonry repair
Since each masonry job is different, they each require different materials.

Not all masonry repair projects are the same. It depends on the type of structure being repaired, the needs of the client, and what the professional thinks would be the most effective. The materials used in a masonry project also depend on availability and cost. Since each masonry job is different, they each require different materials. Here are a few of the common materials used in masonry repair.

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Signs Your Masonry is Deteriorating

Friday, June 25th, 2021
signs your masonry is deteriorating del prete masonry
Over the years, your brick and mortar structure will begin to show signs of deterioration.

Stone masonry is a great building material that is incredibly durable and long lasting. However, over the years, your brick and mortar structure will begin to show signs of deterioration. You should have your masonry inspected once a year, or possibly more often if you notice your increased signs of wear and tear.  By putting in some extra effort to assess your building’s masonry construction, you can identify potential issues that could turn into significant problems if left alone. Here are some signs to look out for that could indicate deteriorating masonry.

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