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Why Use Lime Mortar for Tuckpointing Old Brick

Apr 5, 2018 11:43:16 AM Christina Wilson

For owners of historic brick homes, missing or damaged bricks in the building’s facades are a call to action. These stately exteriors require restoration to preserve their timely authenticity and..

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Your Historic Home Needs the Best Quality Brick Restoration

Mar 8, 2018 4:00:00 PM Christina Wilson

In the historic neighborhoods of Washington DC, brick restoration and repair are essential for preserving the stately old buildings. Well-preserved brick and mortar protects the authenticity of..

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Do You Know How to Care For Old Brick Facades?

Nov 14, 2017 4:08:18 PM Christina Wilson

Owners of historic DC brick homes have likely heard of tuckpointing. Also known as repointing, it is the process by which the facades of brick structures are restored and maintained. Even the most..

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How to Research Your Historic DC Brick Home

Aug 8, 2017 11:48:19 AM Christina Wilson

If you own one of the many historic brick rowhouses in the Washington DC neighborhoods, you are probably curious about who built your home and when. Thanks to the Capitol Hill Restoration Society..

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Traditional Tuckpointing is the Best Method for DC Brick Mortar Repair

Jul 25, 2017 1:33:27 PM Christina Wilson

Owners of historic DC brick homes have likely heard of tuckpointing. Also known as repointing, it is the process by which the facades of brick structures are restored and maintained. Even the most..

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What's Important to Know About Tuckpointing Old Brick?

Jul 18, 2017 12:42:40 PM Christina Wilson

 Historic neighborhoods in Washington DC are well known for their stately and well-preserved old brick homes. Preservation of those unique architectural and design features is essential to..

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How to Avoid the "Money Pit" Trap With an Old Home Renovation

Jun 21, 2017 8:39:52 AM Christina Wilson

 You love old houses and have always wanted to find the right one and settle into a long-term restoration project. If affordability is a definite factor, you may be looking for a bargain. The..

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How to Preserve the History in Your Old DC Brick House

May 16, 2017 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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Brick Restoration Maintains Historic Homes for the Next Generation

Apr 11, 2017 12:19:42 PM Christina Wilson

In the historic neighborhoods of Washington DC, brick restoration and repair are essential for preserving the stately old buildings. Well-preserved brick and mortar protects the authenticity of..

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What Can Research Tell You About Historic DC Brick Homes

Mar 21, 2017 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

If you own one of the many historic brick rowhouses in the Washington DC neighborhoods, you are probably curious about who built your home and when. Thanks to the Capitol Hill Restoration Society..

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