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Types of Stone Masonry

Ashlar masonry is formed using finely dressed stones of the same shape, size, and texture laid together at right angles to each other using lime mortar or cement of equal size joints. The size of the stone blocks used in ashlar masonry must be proportionate to the thickness of the walls. Types of Ashlar Masonry…

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Is Chimney Repair Covered By Home Insurance?

Contrary to popular belief, most insurance companies label chimney fires as unexpected or sudden events. This means that if your fireplace caused an unexpected chimney fire then your homeowners’ insurance will probably take care of the damage. However, if the fire was a result of poor maintenance or negligence, then your insurer will not cover…