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July 12, 2010

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Masonry Restoration

New masonry buildings rarely are built the way they used to be and we should preserve and maintain our older masonry structures, because like the saying goes “they don’t build them like they used too” is very true in the masonry business.  Very rarely do you see large all real stone buildings being built anymore just because of[…]

May 16, 2010

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Tuckpointing Large Buildings

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In todays post we are going to talk about how to tuckpoint a large building.  Tuckpointing a large structure can be a daunting task and should only be attempted by people who have no fear of heights, because you can end up in some scary places especially along the lake where there are strong winds[…]

May 9, 2010

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The Importance of Having Strong Mortar Joints.

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In a few of my previous post I have discussed Brick Tuckpointing, But now I am going to elaborate on why it is so important.  Over the years your masonry structure takes on heavy damage from rain, wind and ice.  Chimney take the most damage because they are exposed on all four sides where as[…]

May 6, 2010

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Tuckpointing a Brick or Stone Wall

If you have an old crumbling brick or stone wall on your home it can become a real eye sore and take away from the value of your home.  In this post we are going to talk about what you can do to tuckpoint your walls and to fix them up.  Tuckpointing brick or tuckpointing[…]


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