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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..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
Historic Washington DC brick homes give their neighborhoods a classic elegance that is unique to century-old row homes. When restoring one of these structures, homeowners try to integrate modern..Read More
Have you ever noticed a coating of white powdery stuff on your exterior brick walls? The technical name for this white powder is efflorescence. Although undesirable, efflorescence is usually not..Read More
You've just purchased an old DC brick house, and have lots of ideas about what you want to do with it. You can look beyond the neglect to see restored plaster walls, reproduction wall paper and..Read More
Washington DC’s neighborhoods are renowned for their historic brick houses. The classic beauty found in the design of these 18th, 19th, and early 20th century residences is legendary. They also..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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