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Christina Wilson

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How Hardscaping Complements a Landscape Design

May 29, 2020 1:56:42 PM Christina Wilson

Having a gorgeous outdoor space significantly boosts your home's curb appeal. You can create a functional landscape design with numerous benefits for your property by blending hardscaping and..

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A Patio Adds Privacy and Comfort to Outdoor Living Spaces

May 22, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

When the warm summer evenings begin to lengthen, homeowners in Washington DC spend more time outdoors. A backyard patio is the ideal way to expand your home’s living and entertaining space into..

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Isn’t Tuckpointing Bricks the Same as Grouting Tile?

May 15, 2020 3:01:59 PM Christina Wilson

Maintaining older brick structures that were constructed from the late 1700s to around 1944 requires traditional methods and materials. This means that many simple DIY repair methods you find on..

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Water and Your Brick Chimney

May 8, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Your chimney is more than just a silent black hole of mystery. A chimney performs a number of vital functions for the safety and comfort of your home. A simple outward appearance doesn't tell the..

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Why a Professional Should Remove Paint from Old Brick Facades

May 1, 2020 3:15:36 PM Christina Wilson

Painting over brick has been popular for generations, either to cover old, tired-looking surfaces or to satisfy a particular color preference. If, however, your home’s painted brick - interior or..

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When and How Were the Bricks In Your Old House Made?

Apr 27, 2020 10:32:04 AM Christina Wilson

Brick is likely the most popular building material in use today. Throughout the world, builders use various forms and styles of brick to erect every kind of building imaginable. Brick making is an..

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Neighborhood Spirit While Distancing

Apr 16, 2020 4:29:38 PM Christina Wilson

The coronavirus is now the in-your-face reality across the United States, and people are struggling to make the adjustments necessary to remain safe and curtail the outbreak. Washington DC..

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We Are Still Here for You!

Mar 25, 2020 11:37:17 AM Christina Wilson

The following information was recently sent to Renaissance customers. We want everyone in the DC service area to know that we are open and continuing to provide tuckpointing and exterior masonry..

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Curb Appeal for Historic Brick Houses in DC

Mar 5, 2020 7:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

There are many ways to increase the curb appeal of historic brick houses in DC and the warm spring and summer months are the best time to act. The home’s landscape, particularly the gardens in..

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What Causes Bulging in Brick Walls?

Feb 6, 2020 3:43:25 PM Christina Wilson

As winter turns to spring and warmer temperatures draw us outdoors, you may spot a bulge in your exterior brick walls. This is masonry issue that are not uncommon among old brick buildings in..

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