The purpose of security bars on windows is to deter home invasion. Many homeowners opt to remove the old bars now that a broader range of home security options is available. However, when they are..Read More
Do you have ivy growing on the walls of your brick home? It can certainly look beautiful — it can add a thick green texture to the wall and give your home a woodsy feel. However, ivy can be..Read More
If you own a historic brick rowhouse, it's essential to keep up with the care and maintenance of the brick façade. This necessary maintenance will require consultation and professional tuckpointing..Read More
There are few things as charming as landscaping with an older brick wall as a backdrop. Trees and shrubs add significant curb appeal to your property. Still, they can present some unique challenges..Read More
Once the weather warms up, it's the perfect time to check your property for issues that may have arisen over the winter. After a season of extreme weather, it's wise to run through a checklist of..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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