Adverse Effects of Winter Weather on a Historic Brick Home in DC

Feb 1, 2024 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Historic brick homes provide a welcome feeling of warmth and charm against winter’s chilly backdrop - but they are not immune to the cold, freezing rain, ice and snow. In fact, historic brick homes..

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The Importance of Tuckpointing to Your Home’s Structural Integrity

Jan 18, 2024 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the owner of a historic brick home, you know the inherent charm of the house is the result of the craftsmanship that went into building it. With proper maintenance, these homes were designed to..

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Protect Your Home from the Ground Up: Preventing Basement Water Damage

Jan 11, 2024 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

When it comes to historic brick homes, inspecting and maintaining the mortar joints to keep water out is important. This is much easier on the visible exterior than it is for basements. However, it..

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Protect Your Historic Property with Wooden Fencing and Iron Work Gates

Jan 4, 2024 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

A fence or gate is one of the most important investments you can make for your property’s safety and privacy. Wood and iron work both mingle well aesthetically with the traditional façades of..

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Finding Balance in 2024: Here's to Restoring Your Historic Brick Home

Dec 28, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

With the new year upon us, it’s a good time to find some balance in our daily lives. One place where you should always feel comfortable and cozy is in your home. As an owner of a historic brick..

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Bring Out the Beauty of Historic Brick with Your Holiday Decor

Dec 7, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the holiday season approaches, your historic home provides a unique canvas for festive decorations. The timeless beauty of exposed brick walls offers an exceptional backdrop for holiday cheer...

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Winter Care for Historic Homes in DC: Inspecting Interior Brick Walls

Nov 30, 2023 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

When harsh weather conditions impede outdoor activities in the colder months, homeowners often turn to tasks like painting and other cosmetic repairs.  However, owners of historic brick homes might..

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Decorating Your Historic Brick Home for the Holidays

Nov 24, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable things about owning a Victorian-era historic brick home is decorating your house for the holidays. Known for its classic style, Victorian decorating was always..

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Prepare For Winter in DC: Preserve the Property of Your Historic Home

Nov 16, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the crisp autumn air settles in, it's essential to prepare your backyard and urban garden for the bitter cold of the approaching winter. This vital task not only protects your outdoor oasis..

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Clean Your Gutters: Protect Your Historic Brick Home From Water Damage

Nov 9, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the last few leaves prepare to float to the ground and the air becomes crisp, you know it’s the time of transition between fall and winter. Though we find ourselves already in November, there’s..

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