One of the most popular renovations for historic brick homes is removing the plaster on an interior wall to expose the natural beauty of the brick. Warm and inviting, it adds a textural dimension,..Read More
As you settle into winter, there may not be too many thoughts of home repairs or improvements running through your mind. However, if you’ve been considering exposing some interior brick walls or..Read More
Historic brick homes are certainly beautiful and charming - and those that have stood the test of time are also resilient, having demonstrated considerable ability to hold their own against the..Read More
There’s no getting around it—winter is here! As a homeowner, you’re well aware of the challenges that come with snow and ice, trying to keep concrete from turning into skating rinks, and the endless..Read More
If you are fortunate enough to have an old brick wall in your historic home, then you know what a wonderful backdrop it is for entertaining during the holidays, and how it adds to your décor. Here's..Read More
The beautiful colors of Fall are on full view, but as a homeowner you know that along with enjoying nature's palette, the season brings you extra chores, such as dealing with all the fallen leaves in..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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