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Archive for the ‘ Brick ’ Category

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…)

Practical Tips to Care for Your Bricks

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022
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Properly caring for your bricks will increase their longevity and boost their appearance.

Without a doubt, bricks are built to last a long time. They are seen everywhere, from walls to pavements, but bricks have their fair share of setbacks even with their usefulness. And in places with harsh winters and hot summers, bricks are prone to blemishes. We’ve created an article full of tips you can use to care for bricks properly. (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…)

Considering a Brick Driveway

Friday, February 11th, 2022
Man laying bricks on a new house
You may be thinking about adding a brick driveway to your property. This is likely because the timeless look will complement so many different architectural styles, building materials, and design decisions out there.

You may be thinking about adding a brick driveway to your property. This is likely because the timeless look will complement so many different architectural styles, building materials, and design decisions out there. Considering brick pavers but aren’t sure where to start? As often as we may see brick driveways, we may not know much about them at all. We’re here with the answers so you can decide whether a brick driveway is right for you and go into the process knowing much more than you did before.

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5 Benefits of Using Bricks

Friday, January 7th, 2022
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Brick is one of the most popular materials used for property exterior today.

Choosing a building material can be a daunting task. There are many materials out there with their own advantages. But, when you choose brick, your building is guaranteed to stand the test of time. Brick is one of the most popular materials used for property exterior today. It is well-known for its elegance, durability, and longevity. Here are just some of the benefits of using bricks in your building exterior.

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3 Tips for Maintaining Brick Masonry

Thursday, December 16th, 2021
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Concept The trick to keeping your brick masonry beautiful for years is to keep up with the necessary maintenance. – tools masonry

Bricks are known for their durability, and some of the oldest structures in history are made from brick. But just because bricks are sturdy and long-lasting does not mean you can ignore them. The trick to keeping your brick masonry beautiful for years is to keep up with the necessary maintenance. Luckily, bricks are relatively easy to maintain, as long as they are not damaged. Whether you want to keep your home looking lovely or upgrade your business’s exterior, keeping your bricks in good condition is essential. Here are some tips for maintaining your brick masonry.

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Benefits of Brick Exteriors for Commercial Buildings

Friday, December 10th, 2021
Benefits of Brick Exteriors for Commercial Buildings del prete masonry
Designing your building’s exterior using bricks has multiple aesthetically and functionally advantages.

There is a lot to think about when finishing the exterior of your commercial building using brickwork. With various costs, designs, and sizes to choose from, it is a complicated process. But what stays the same is the clean, natural and beautiful look that bricks have to offer. Designing your building’s exterior using bricks has multiple aesthetically and functionally advantages. Let’s look at the benefits of brick exteriors for commercial buildings.

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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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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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The Functions of Different Bricks

Monday, July 13th, 2020
Here are some of the ways these bricks work.

Did you know that there are different types of bricks? Bricks come in different shapes, sizes, and sometimes different materials. And, for masonry construction, these different types of brick can serve specific purposes inside of a structure. Here are some of the ways these bricks work.

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