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
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 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
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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