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What are the Total Types of Stone Masonry?

The stone selection for the work depends on stone availability and the benefits of the structure. Common stones used for this kind of construction include marble, granite, limestone, and many more. Mortar Mortar is the binding material used in stone masonry. Lime and cement combined with water and sand help form the masonry mortar. Factors…

Basement Waterproofing: How Does it Work?

There are a lot of homeowners in America who don’t have to worry much about basement waterproofing. In places like Arizona or Nevada, there just isn’t enough precipitation to cause flooding problems, except in rare circumstances. But in vast parts of the country, including here in New Jersey, flooding is a constant concern. There are,…

DIY Masonry Work: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Have you checked out the DIY home renovation scene lately? It’s nothing like it was twenty or thirty years ago – and of course, we have the Internet to thank for that. But it’s not just the prevalence of free instructional content out there. It’s the fact that homeowners have become savvier over time about…

5 Common Problems with Masonry

Masonry is all around us – and no matter how many technological advancements are made, it will always play an important part in the homes and structures we build. When it’s done right, it looks beautiful and lasts a long time. When it’s done wrong, all kinds of problems can develop. Whether you’re planning on…