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..Read More
Renaissance Development Blog
Brick and mortar structures are considered to be among the most weatherproof and long-lasting buildings. And yet, older brick and mortar homes and businesses will need periodic repairs. Weather..Read More
Centuries-old architecture is a vanishing treasure across the United States. And while the battle to preserve beautiful and still-useful old buildings continues, many are unaware of just what is..Read More
The battle between moisture and structural deterioration has lasted since man first erected a structure, and it will continue. Masonry systems are designed to prevent the intrusion of natural..Read More
Your old brick home is located in one of the historic neighborhoods in Washington DC. Preserving the unique architectural and design features of your dwelling maintains the desirability of that..Read More
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
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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