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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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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The Importance of Chimney Cleaning and Repair For Your Old Brick Home

Nov 2, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Brick chimneys are one of the most iconic features of historic brick homes and are a testament to the technical craftsmanship of the past. Beneath a chimney’s simple outward appearance is a complex..

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Fall Inspection of Your Historic Brick Home: A Homeowner's Checklist

Oct 12, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

When it comes to the cyclical beauty of the seasons, autumn certainly holds its own. Offering a dazzling display of brilliant reds, oranges and golds, it brings bountiful harvests and cozy knit..

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Learn More about the Vital Role of Retaining Walls in Historic Homes

May 11, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

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,..

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Understanding the Causes of Crumbling Brick - and How to Fix It

Apr 20, 2023 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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