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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It’s Time to Schedule a Spring Inspection for Your Historic Brick Home

Mar 16, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the weather warms up and springtime arrives, homeowners should welcome the opportunity to inspect their historic brick homes. This is especially important after winter's wear and tear; it's..

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Decorating Your Historic Home: How to Hang Things on Brick Walls

Jan 26, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

One of the most popular renovations for historic brick homes is removing the plaster on an interior wall to expose the natural beauty of the brick. Warm and inviting, it adds a textural dimension,..

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Why Winter is the Perfect Time for Interior Tuckpointing

Jan 13, 2023 10:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As you settle into winter, there may not be too many thoughts of home repairs or improvements running through your mind. However, if you’ve been considering exposing some interior brick walls or..

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Three Key Ways to Avoid Winter Water Damage to Old Brick

Dec 29, 2022 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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Home for the Holidays: Beautiful Old Brick Adds Warmth and Charm

Dec 15, 2022 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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Will Tuckpointing Fix a Damp Brick Basement?

Oct 27, 2022 9:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

If your home or office has a brick foundation, it is an integral part of the structure. It is important to keep the brick and mortar in good condition, but basements present a challenge. The..

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How to Maintain the Warmth of Your Interior Brick Wall

Apr 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

So many of the historic brick homes in the Washington DC area display a beautiful exposed interior brick wall. Some are in need of repair, but in many cases, these old brick walls are in good shape..

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