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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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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Protect Exterior Brickwork and Hardscaping Before Winter Sets In

Oct 19, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the cool autumn weather turns frosty, homeowners might want to focus on a frequently overlooked but crucial part of home maintenance: the cracks and chips of brick walkways, pavers, front steps..

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Building Materials for Retaining Walls: Brick or Stone for DC Homes?

Aug 17, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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