The sturdy construction, character, and timeless exteriors of historic properties exude lots of charm and curb appeal, so it's no wonder they continue to be popular investments for home buyers. The..Read More
As the warm days of summer approach, you likely spend a lot of time setting up your backyard patio and garden. Once everything is clean, fresh, and ready for entertaining, you’ll happily welcome your..Read More
As Memorial Day approaches, it’s a great opportunity to add some character to the exterior of your historic brick home. Setting up a flagpole is as simple as attaching a bracket with a few screws,..Read More
Preserving the beauty and integrity of your historic property extends beyond your home's interior and exterior facade. While most homeowners understand the importance of maintaining curb appeal,..Read More
Spring offers the perfect opportunity to assess the impact that the winter weather may have had on your historic brick home's walkways. Cracked, buckling or uneven bricks can compromise the safety..Read More
Maintaining a historic brick home requires a little extra care than modern brick, but it is well worth the effort to retain its timeless beauty. It's important for homeowners of old brick houses to..Read More
As an owner of a historic brick home, you may be looking for ways to add more space for relaxing and entertaining, while maintaining the charm and character of your property. One timeless and..Read More
As the owner of a historic brick home, of course you understand the importance of maintaining its original character and charm. However, when installing or updating your driveway, choosing between..Read More
Owners of historic brick homes may be drawn to the lush greenery of ivy growing on their home's walls. However, much like a beautiful rose has thorns, ivy has its dangers. While other plants cause..Read More
As the weather warms up and springtime arrives, homeowners should welcome the opportunity to inspect their historic brick homes. This is especially important after winter's wear and tear; it's..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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