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
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
Owners of historic brick homes may be drawn to the lush greenery of ivy growing on their home's walls. However, much like a beautiful rose has thorns, ivy has its dangers. While other plants cause..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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