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
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
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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