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Archive for the ‘ Stone Masonry ’ Category

The Stylish and Functional Advantages of Stone Steps

Friday, May 17th, 2024
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Explore the advantages of beautiful natural stone steps.

As you design the exterior of your property, paying attention to detail can make all the difference between something ordinary and extraordinary. Among the various elements that contribute to the overall aesthetics and functionality of your building, stone steps stand out as a timeless choice revered for their durability, elegance, and versatility. No matter what the purpose of your building is or who will be walking up and down those stairs, stone steps offer myriad benefits beyond mere functionality. At DelPrete Masonry, we have extensive experience installing stone and brick steps that enhance a property and last for years. Customers know they can expect the following benefits from a new masonry installation.  (more…)

The Top 10 Advantages of Natural Stone

Thursday, April 18th, 2024
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Explore the advantages of natural stone in your masonry projects.

Since natural stone is considered one of the strongest and most durable of nature’s materials, it’s a popular choice for outdoor living projects. Natural stone is versatile, ranges in size, and comes in various colors. It also complements other materials – metal, wood, and brick. If you are ready to construct a new masonry project with DelPrete Masonry, consider the many reasons why natural stone is such an appealing choice.  (more…)

5 Reasons to Use Natural Stone for Your Masonry Project

Friday, March 15th, 2024
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You can use natural stone for your masonry projects when you want to make a grand impression.

If you are interested in masonry construction’s durable and timeless look, consider whether natural stone masonry is ideal for your designs. Renowned for its durability, elegance, and versatility, natural stone has been a favorite choice for builders and architects for centuries. At DelPrete Masonry, we have extensive experience designing natural stone projects that provide a classic appeal to all types of properties. If you’re considering a masonry project, here are five compelling reasons why natural stone should be your top pick. (more…)

When is Commercial Stone Masonry Restoration Necessary?

Thursday, February 29th, 2024
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If you notice signs of wear like efflorescence, it may be time for commercial stone masonry restoration.

Stone masonry has adorned buildings for centuries, standing as a testament to durability and timeless elegance. However, even the sturdiest structures can succumb to the ravages of time and environmental factors. For commercial buildings with historic or aged stone masonry, recognizing the signs of wear and damage is crucial. Restoring these architectural gems not only preserves their aesthetic appeal but also ensures the safety and longevity of the structure. If you notice the following signs, it is likely time to invest in commercial stone masonry restoration. The masonry experts at DelPrete Masonry can provide the comprehensive restoration services you need.  (more…)

The Reasons to Install Stone Paver Walkways

Thursday, January 4th, 2024
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Install beautiful and durable stone paver walkways with DelPrete Masonry.

Whether you want to design a patio, driveway, or winding walkway through your lush landscape, you may consider adding stone pavers to your property’s outdoor design. If you want to add more style and structure to your property, stone paver walkways installed by the expert masons at DelPrete Masonry are one way to boost your curb appeal and outdoor environment. The design, durability, and strength of paver stone outweigh the alternative options. The following benefits can be enjoyed when you install stone paver walkways with DelPrete Masonry.  (more…)

3 Types of Stone Masonry Projects

Wednesday, December 20th, 2023
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Explore the benefits of three popular stone masonry projects, including retaining walls.

A mason’s job is to construct buildings, walls, arches, and many other structures using materials like brick or stone. While brick may be a prevalent building material, stone masonry projects are equally worth investing in and can provide classic beauty and incredible durability when installed by masonry professionals. At DelPrete Masonry, we have experience building many stone masonry projects for our commercial clients. Adding retaining walls, pavers, and entryways can create a stunning impression on building guests and last many years. Learn more about these three types of stone masonry projects you can plan with DelPrete Masonry. (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…)

The Many Types of Stone Masonry Construction

Friday, November 17th, 2023
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Learn more about the types of stone masonry construction for your building.

When considering stone masonry for your building, you are most likely looking for strength and durability. Stone masonry has those qualities, which is why it is an enduringly popular material used for buildings across many industries. But while you may know that you want stone masonry for your new building, you may not know the many types of stone masonry construction. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between the types of rubble and ashlar masonry. Call the experts at DelPrete Masonry when you are ready to construct your new building.  (more…)

Can Stone Masonry Cracks Be Repaired?

Friday, August 25th, 2023
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Learn more about how stone masonry cracks can be repaired.

Masonry is one of the most popular building methods because of its eternal nature – it is incredibly strong and long-lasting. Stone is one of the most popular materials for masonry work because of its beauty and durability (and it has been for a long time, which is why a lot of historical masonry is stone). Stonework is particularly popular for exterior masonry, which means that it must withstand the relentless effects of the natural world: sun, wind, freezing cold, and rain. After some time, even tough and steadfast material like stone masonry will start to show its wear. The good news is that stone masonry cracks can be repaired, and if the repair is done correctly, it can last a long time.  (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…)