THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STONE MASONRY AND BRICK MASONRY
Chimney Tuckpointing

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STONE MASONRY AND BRICK MASONRY

Among the oldest construction methods known to man, each country possesses important and unique structures still standing today thanks to their masonry construction. All masonry and specifically those made from stone masonry are incredibly weather resistant and difficult to damage with either environmental or physical influences. Masonry that has been reinforced masonry can even stand […]

Chimney Tuckpointing

What are Tuckpointing Services and When Do I Need Them?

As time passes or damages occur, masonry will start to weaken, requiring repairs in order to avoid structural issues and crumbling.  Mortar joints that have become damaged may also trigger water damages.   In order to fill mortar in before any damage can arise or get worse, tuckpointing services must be performed by masonry contractors.  […]

Chimney Tuckpointing

What is Tuckpointing and Why is it Needed for Chimneys?

What makes Tuckpointing Necessary? Do you know what can happen if mortar joints become damaged and are left unattended to? They may deteriorate to the point of causing a fireplace collapse and subsequently needing a complete rebuild project. The most cost-effective alternative that a homeowner can take is to complete masonry repair o the affected areas […]

Chimney

How Do I Know If My Chimney is Blocked?

If your fireplace is having trouble evacuating smoke and carbon monoxide to the outside until the point of activating the alarms, it is possible that your fireplace is blocked and requires a fireplace repair. The same is true if your water heater and furnace is having trouble draining hot water, or it has strange odors […]

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