When you purchase on an old brick house in the Washington DC area, you have taken a step into history. Many neighborhoods, particularly those located in Historic Districts, are known for their..Read More
Renaissance Development Blog
The stately historic brick homes in most DC neighborhoods were constructed with relatively soft, porous bricks and limestone mortar. Many of the interiors were covered with lime plaster...Read More
When building a retaining wall, you have two choices. You can either do the project yourself or hire a professional. Trying to build a retaining wall yourself can be time-consuming, costly, and..Read More
Several factors need to be considered when choosing to build a retaining wall for residential or commercial use. You'll need to decide what type of structure will work best for your location and..Read More
Don’t Take Care of Themselves
Maintaining centuries-old structures requires traditional methods and materials … and that means you may not know the right way to handle upkeep of your historic building’s masonry. There’s so much more to tuckpointing than replacing mortar.
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