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Posts Tagged ‘ masonry damage ’

The Importance of Moisture Control in Masonry Structures

Friday, April 29th, 2022
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Harsh weather can damage the walls in masonry structures if moisture control isn’t adequately performed.

Masonry structures require attention and long-term care to keep their structural integrity and pleasing appearance. Harsh weather can damage the stone and brick walls if moisture control isn’t adequately performed. Moisture control in masonry buildings is an essential concern for pre-war buildings and older structures that have handled years of Maryland winters. (more…)

Common Causes of Masonry Damage

Friday, January 14th, 2022
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Masonry buildings are very long-lasting in residential and commercial construction projects, but damage can still happen

Masonry buildings are still undeniably popular among residential, commercial, and even industrial construction projects. In fact, when it comes to masonry, there are many different perks associated with the material itself. The reality is, masonry materials will add significant durability and strength to any building which play a significant factor in why it has become and continues to stay so popular among construction jobs throughout the industry itself. With all of that in mind, masonry damage can still occur. Ultimately, property owners need to take the time to understand and learn the common causes of masonry damage. So they can take preventative measures to help eliminate or reduce the damage that might occur — either over time or due to weather conditions.