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Posts Tagged ‘ Commercial Concrete Repair ’

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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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
4 Signs You Need Masonry Work Done del prete masonry
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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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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Common Materials Used in Masonry Repair

Friday, July 16th, 2021
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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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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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Signs Your Masonry is Deteriorating

Friday, June 25th, 2021
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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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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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