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Category: Masonry

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…

3 Masonry Problems to Watch Out For

Masonry is one of those things that exists all around us, yet many people never really think about it — until something goes wrong. A huge percentage of residences and businesses involve some type of masonry in their construction, and it’s a time-tested method that’s been in use since time immemorial. Techniques and materials have…

How Does Masonry Repair Work?

Whether you live in a brick home or not, you likely have masonry work somewhere in your house. Chimneys, steps and walkways are a few examples of masonry that is featured in many homes. Many people use brick or stone for their durable nature; however, like any other building material, masonry does not stay in…