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It's Beautiful, But There Are More Benefits of Brick

Jul 12, 2018 5:55:25 PM Christina Wilson

Those stately brick homes that characterize the historic neighborhoods of DC are hard to ignore. They have a very unique charm to them that adds to the desirability of the community. Not only are..

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What You Should Know About Tuckpointing Old Brick

Jun 21, 2018 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Your old brick home is located in one of the historic neighborhoods in Washington DC. As a homeowner you are committed to preserving the unique architectural and design features of your dwelling..

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Old or Historic? Why Should it Matter to Homeowners?

May 31, 2018 12:48:43 PM Christina Wilson

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..

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Warning Signs of Old Brick and Mortar Damage

Apr 20, 2018 6:03:29 PM Christina Wilson

Hard winters are reminders of how devastating weather can be on brick facades. The freeze-thaw cycles eventually lead to damage to brick and mortar. Spring is the best time to take stock of your..

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Clean Your Old Brick Facades With Care

Mar 29, 2018 12:29:56 PM Christina Wilson

Brick and masonry might be among the longest-lasting, most weatherproof building elements, but old brick buildings still require maintenance and repair. To ensure long-lasting structural..

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Why Does Old Brick Need to Be Tuckpointed?

Mar 16, 2018 4:21:02 PM Christina Wilson

Those bricks that make up your old home's facade are durable enough to last nearly a century. But the mortar holding them together is another story. It typically has to be replaced several times..

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