Why Brick Paving is Costly to Repair

There are few masonry repairs that get more expensive than the repair of deteriorating brick paving.  It used to be that tradesmen knew how to build … [Read more...]

Masonry Crack Repair – 4 Common Brick Problems

Masonry crack repair has always been a constant in the masonry industry. The earth moves, buildings move and masonry cracks appear and this will … [Read more...]

Efflorescence Causes (the dreaded white powder)

If you own a brick home and have a white powdery substance on some of your brick, block or stone then you have what is called in the trade, … [Read more...]

Black Mold On Your Masonry

I'll bet that most people will never know that they have mold within the masonry system of their home... until it is to late. Why? Well the effect is … [Read more...]

Brick Sealers Choosing Wisely

I have developed a healthy respect for the amount of damage sun and water can do to building materials over a short period of time.  Even the great … [Read more...]

A Hat For Your Chimney

It has been said that if you got out into the rain without your hat on, your head will get wet!  Pretty simple idea isn’t it… but you know what?  As … [Read more...]

Chimney Stains & Solutions

Have you looked at your masonry chimney lately? If so you have probably noticed some discoloration throughout the chimney brick or stone, … [Read more...]

Mortar Repair – The Art Of Tuck Pointing

He will also color blend the new pointing mortar to match the existing mortar color as close as possible.  Once the mortar has been ‘tucked’ into … [Read more...]

Hidden Cost of Painted Brick

Homeowners often update the appearance of their homes with a coat of fresh paint.  However if you are considering painting the ‘bricks’ on your home … [Read more...]

Mixing Repair Mortars

Repair Mortar... How to Mix It -  Are you ready to start your mortar and stucco repair projects around your home or business?  If so, let me show you … [Read more...]