The Importance of Tuckpointing to Your Home’s Structural Integrity

Jan 18, 2024 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the owner of a historic brick home, you know the inherent charm of the house is the result of the craftsmanship that went into building it. With proper maintenance, these homes were designed to..

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Protect Exterior Brickwork and Hardscaping Before Winter Sets In

Oct 19, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

As the cool autumn weather turns frosty, homeowners might want to focus on a frequently overlooked but crucial part of home maintenance: the cracks and chips of brick walkways, pavers, front steps..

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Preventing the Growth of Mold, Moss, and Mildew on Old Brick Walls

Aug 3, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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Is a Permit Required for a Tuckpointing Job on my Historic Brick Home?

Jun 1, 2023 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

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..

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Understanding the Causes of Crumbling Brick - and How to Fix It

Apr 20, 2023 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

Maintaining a historic brick home requires a little extra care than modern brick, but it is well worth the effort to retain its timeless beauty. It's important for homeowners of old brick houses to..

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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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How Investing in Tuckpointing Can Increase Your Brick Home's Value

Feb 9, 2023 8:45:00 AM Christina Wilson

The timeless charm of an historic brick exterior makes it a perennial favorite in the housing market. Homes with unique identities and rich back-stories have an inherent curb appeal built right..

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In Need of a Handrail for the Front Steps of Your Historic Brick Home?

Feb 2, 2023 9:00:00 AM Christina Wilson

When it comes to curb appeal, your front steps can make a huge impact. Signaling excellent craftsmanship, attention to detail, and a welcoming atmosphere, they add a special touch to your historic..

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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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What Are the Pros and Cons of Spot Tuckpointing?

Jun 12, 2020 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

If you are the owner of a brick home, you may be tempted to choose "spot tuckpointing" when you see signs of damage on an otherwise solid wall. Homeowners and contractors alike consider it to be an..

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