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How to Build a Masonry Chimney: All About Masonry Chimney Construction

How to Build a Masonry Chimney: All About Masonry Chimney Construction

Are you planning to build a home for yourself and your family? Or are you still thinking of the details for your home improvement project? Adding a masonry chimney to beautify your house further seems like a good idea, plus it can make the fireplace area warmer. Therefore, you’d enjoy holidays and warmth during winter. […]

5 Types of Masonry Walls and their Functions

5 Types of Masonry Walls and their Functions

When they say, the earth is surrounded by art, believe them. Art is everywhere, even in construction. Look around you, and you’ll see that almost every structure is made from masonry, making the construction industry questionable without it. However, the strength of masonry wall construction would still depend on the quality of material used. Aside […]

Chimney Repair: How to Repair A Cracked Chimney

Chimney Repair: How to Repair A Cracked Chimney

Who wouldn’t enjoy a holiday without a fireplace? However, homeowners seem to overlook and take the chimney for granted, making issues with it arise. If you neglect the problem, a repair could be of no use, and you would opt for the worst-case option, chimney rebuild. Which, by far, can cause you more costs. Do […]

5 Brick Paver Maintenance Tips You Should Know

5 Brick Paver Maintenance Tips You Should Know

Pavers can undeniably make your patio, walkway, decks, or driveways more attractive. Brick pavers, stone pavers, or concrete pavers are all pleasing to look at, but bricks win when it comes to durability. However, without proper and basic brick paver maintenance, your bricks won’t last long. Being a homeowner carries a lot of responsibilities. Brick […]

5 Common Chimney Problems and How to Cure Them

5 Common Chimney Problems and How to Cure Them

Chimney adds more beauty to your house, and a fireplace gives off a holiday vibe. But it doesn’t stop there; behind the elegant look it offers, it requires regular maintenance. Chimney deterioration and other potential issues may arise if left neglected. Therefore, a homeowner should not set aside chimney maintenance to enjoy the best of […]

Masonry Restorations: Definition, Tools and Different Types of Masonry Restorations

Masonry Restorations: Definition, Tools and Different Types of Masonry Restorations

Starting off with the definition of masonry, it is a construction method that binds bricks or stones together using a cement mortar. Some structures, especially historic buildings, are made with masonry. All building types will age and will need some repair or restoration. Simple masonry repairs can strike some damage control; however, some damages need […]