Smart devices bring a huge benefit to our daily lives. However, when it comes to decorating, they have their downsides. Cords, speakers, consoles, monitors and other tech usually aren't stylish to..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
As the owner of a historic brick home, of course you understand the importance of maintaining its original character and charm. However, when installing or updating your driveway, choosing between..Read More
Brick exteriors are classic and timeless, but that doesn't mean they can't be personalized to reflect your unique style and personality. Painting your exterior brick is a great way to add a touch of..Read More
As decades passed, stucco became popular for covering brick exteriors. However, the use of stucco on historic brick is contentious, with some promoting its removal and others advocating for its..Read More
Historic brick homes are certainly beautiful and charming - and those that have stood the test of time are also resilient, having demonstrated considerable ability to hold their own against the..Read More
If you are fortunate enough to have an old brick wall in your historic home, then you know what a wonderful backdrop it is for entertaining during the holidays, and how it adds to your décor. Here's..Read More
Identifying the architectural style of houses in your neighborhood can be fun and fascinating, particularly in DC neighborhoods where many building styles have shaped the landscape. This piece will..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.
Sign up now for tips and tricks to help you understand how to preserve your historic home or building and maintain its architectural integrity far into the future.