Concrete cracks are eyesores that can damage the structural integrity of our driveway, patio, or sideway. Do not worry! There is a way to fix these problems and bring your concrete to its top condition. Types of Cracks Before fixing your concrete cracks, you must determine what kind it is. There are three main types […]
Brick is a versatile and durable building material that has been used for centuries. It has stood the test of time and continues to be a popular choice for both commercial and residential construction. However, over time, the mortar joints that hold the bricks together can deteriorate, causing structural damage and compromising the aesthetic appeal
Upgrading your masonry does not have to involve painting it white or any specific color. Instead, you can upgrade the brick on your home through these four techniques. Brick has been a popular building material for ages, and other than stone, brick has proven to be one of the most robust materials for construction. Although
For hundreds of years, brick has been used to construct homes. Because we make brick with solid and fireproof materials, many still stand today. Have you ever heard the phrase “brick veneer” and wondered what made it different from “solid brick”? Is brick veneer constructed from a different kind of brick, or perhaps a more
Lintels are used for loadbearing purposes but may also be purely decorative. In masonry, lintels are used to support the weight over an opening, such as a doorway. Most masons and construction installers know the many advantages of steel lintels over concrete lintels. However, there are circumstances when concrete may be the better choice. 1.
Summer is the most exciting season for most people with school vacation, planned vacation from work and just the warm weather of summer brightening up everyone’s mood. In Massachusetts this is especially a season to look forward to with all of the long winters we have. Summer is a time to relax, soak up the
If you are going to be getting involved with brick masonry, it is best to have some knowledge prior to beginning laying brick! Whether it is for a sidewalk or patio, hiring a professional can be expensive especially if it is a minor job. It is hard work, but with some quality tips you should