Preserving Historic Masonry: Seeing Structures as Art

By |2022-11-09T18:40:32+00:00November 11th, 2022|Masonry|

Many of the world’s most iconic structures are made from masonry. The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Colosseum, and even the United States Capitol Building are all examples of grandiose architecture built to stand the test of time – and they have. For centuries, masonry has been used in construction because of its durability, strength,

The Story of Historic Stucco & Why You Should Preserve It

By |2022-10-31T19:38:51+00:00October 12th, 2022|Masonry, Preservation|

Stucco is a type of plaster that is made from lime, sand, and water. It is a versatile material that can be used for a variety of applications, including walls, ceilings, and floors. It is also one of the oldest building materials in the world. It has been used for centuries in a variety of

Why DIY Masonry Repair Can Be Problematic

By |2022-07-26T18:46:24+00:00July 23rd, 2022|Masonry|

The austere beauty of historic brick buildings fills their communities with distinct verve and character and also serves as a tangible link to their respective communities' cultural history. Historic masonry structures represent a blend of artistry and craftsmanship. While many examples are architectural treasures, sometimes the ravages of time can take their toll on these

Finding the Right Experts to Restore Masonry

By |2022-07-26T18:41:48+00:00July 9th, 2022|Masonry|

How often do you drive by a beautifully traditional or historic building—or a classic home in an older neighborhood or city center—and admire the intricate brick masonry work? Whatever the building may be, there is a gravitas and grandeur to beautiful brick masonry, even as the material itself is rugged and long-lasting. Not only are

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