Smart devices bring a huge benefit to our daily lives. However, when it comes to decorating, they have their downsides. Cords, speakers, consoles, monitors and other tech usually aren't stylish to..Read More
A comprehensive site evaluation is critical when you're looking to purchase, renovate, or repair your historic brick home. Getting an expert's opinion on your home and property can save you time and..Read More
As the owner of a historic brick home, you may have often admired the charm and beauty that brick and stone retaining walls bring to a home's curb appeal, but have you ever wondered why these..Read More
Mold, mildew, and moss are fungi that thrive in damp and humid environments and old brick walls are one of the perfect breeding grounds for these organisms. Over time, brick becomes susceptible to..Read More
Summertime means more time outdoors for many families, and adding a fire pit to your backyard or favorite outdoor space adds the potential for many enjoyable activities. Something about the ambiance..Read More
Old brick surfaces are beautiful and retain a classic appeal on any home or building. However, these surfaces can become dirty and weathered over time, leading many Washington D.C. homeowners to turn..Read More
When it comes to foundation plantings at your beautiful historic brick home, there are some special considerations that must be taken. The trees and shrubs planted years ago for curb appeal can cause..Read More
When you own a historic brick home, you are often challenged to create curb appeal in little squares of real estate locked between concrete and brick. There are those who imply that these yards which..Read More
As you're planning for an urban garden for your historic brick home, it’s quite charming to choose classic landscaping plants. Some homeowners may prefer a historically-accurate garden that is an..Read More
Warm summer evenings can evoke nostalgic memories of a time when neighbors would gather on the front steps, sipping cool drinks and sharing stories about work, family, and the community. The brick..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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