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Posts Tagged ‘ masonry construction ’

The Top 5 Reasons Brick Buildings Will Never Go Out of Style

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
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Why do brick buildings never go out of style? They provide these amazing benefits.

In the ever-evolving world of construction, where trends come and go, one enduring choice stands tall – brick buildings. DelPrete Masonry, a trusted name in commercial masonry construction, has been constructing beautiful new buildings with bricks and stones for decades. What about brick buildings makes them a perennial top choice for building designs? The following benefits can be enjoyed when you choose brick for your next construction project.  (more…)

The Impact of Masonry on Commercial Property Values

Thursday, February 15th, 2024
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Discover how masonry can boost commercial property values.

In the dynamic world of commercial real estate, property values are influenced by many factors. From location and aesthetics to functionality and durability, every detail matters. One often underestimated but highly influential element in this equation is the choice of construction materials, particularly masonry. As a leading commercial masonry contractor in Maryland, DelPrete Masonry understands the significant impact that quality masonry work can have on the value of commercial properties. In this blog, we will delve into the various ways masonry contributes to enhancing commercial property values. (more…)

4 Reasons to Trust the Professionals for New Masonry Construction

Friday, February 9th, 2024
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Trust the professionals at DelPrete Masonry for new masonry construction.

When it comes to constructing durable, aesthetically pleasing structures, masonry stands out as a timeless and reliable choice. No matter the type of building you are planning, the importance of skilled masonry work cannot be overstated. While the DIY trend is gaining popularity, some tasks are best left to the professionals. DelPrete Masonry experts have the knowledge and expertise to construct a beautiful, durable masonry building. We work with brick, block, natural stone, precast stone, and other materials to design an appealing building from the ground up. When you trust the professionals at DelPrete Masonry with your new masonry construction, you enjoy the following advantages.  (more…)

How to Use Structural Commercial Masonry Walls

Thursday, January 25th, 2024
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Learn more about the advantages of structural commercial masonry walls.

In the realm of construction, the use of commercial masonry walls has stood the test of time, providing unparalleled strength, durability, and aesthetic appeal. Masonry has been a cornerstone of architecture for centuries, and its structural applications in commercial buildings continue to evolve. At DelPrete Masonry, our masonry contractors know the best practices for creating sturdy, beautiful commercial masonry walls. Keep reading to learn more about the ins and outs of utilizing structural commercial masonry walls, exploring their benefits, design considerations, and best practices for implementation. (more…)

6 Common Causes of Masonry Damage

Thursday, December 14th, 2023
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Learn more about the causes of masonry damage to look out for.

Masonry structures are always a popular choice in residential and commercial construction. The materials and technology used in brick and stone masonry contribute to the strength, durability, energy efficiency, fire resistance, soundproofing, and style of each building. However, despite these advantages, masonry is vulnerable to specific kinds of damage that can weaken the structure and the accompanying benefits. DelPrete Masonry can help you prevent and treat the following common causes of masonry damage.  (more…)

Should You Build With Brick or Stone Masonry?

Friday, December 8th, 2023
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Should you build with brick or stone masonry? Consider the pros and cons.

Masonry is one of the oldest construction methods, and for good reason. Masonry materials like brick and stone are highly durable, and buildings constructed with these materials can last for hundreds of years. Masonry is best handled by professional masonry contractors, such as the ones at DelPrete Masonry. We have years of success building new brick and stone masonry projects. Consider the following factors if you wonder whether you should create your new property with brick or stone.  (more…)

Understanding the Function and Importance of Masonry Flashing

Thursday, October 26th, 2023
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Masonry flashing is used to prevent moisture from penetrating your building.

Your masonry building relies on many individual parts that keep the structure sound. Over time, the individual parts degrade and must be repaired. Some issues are so apparent that you can notice them in time to fix them. However, some more serious problems may not be noticeable until after considerable damage has already been done. Masonry flashing is often installed to prevent long-lasting water damage. To determine when your flashing may need to be repaired by DelPrete Masonry, it first helps to understand the function and importance of masonry flashing. (more…)

Prevent These 4 Causes of Commercial Masonry Leaks

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023
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Repointing is one way to fix commercial masonry leaks.

Masonry is known for its durability and sturdiness, but as long-lasting as good commercial masonry work can be, it’s not impervious to issues. If not properly maintained (which includes regular cleaning and other maintenance), moisture can make its way into brick or stone and potentially cause real problems. Once you discover commercial masonry leaks, you must take care of them quickly. Thankfully, we have four common causes of commercial masonry leaks detailed below, which can help you know what to look for and how to prevent the problem from getting out of hand. (more…)

4 Tips for Preparing for Masonry Repair Jobs

Wednesday, August 30th, 2023
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Learn how to prepare for successful masonry repair jobs.

Whether you have a residential home or a large commercial business, there is a good chance that you have masonry somewhere on the property. Bricks and other types of masonry have been used for hundreds of years to provide structure and aesthetics. However, bricks require proper maintenance in order to keep them structurally sound. How can you prepare for masonry repair jobs at your property?  (more…)

The Differences Between Two Types of Stone Masonry

Thursday, July 27th, 2023
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Learn more about the two types of stone masonry: rubble and ashlar (seen here).

Stone masonry is a beautiful form of construction that people have used for years to create classic, impressive, and long-lasting buildings. If you are interested in constructing a new building with stone masonry, the types of stone masonry available fall under two categories: rubble masonry and ashlar masonry. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between these two types of stone masonry and discover which is best for your DelPrete Masonry construction project (more…)