What Are Chimney Flues?
In order to best maintain and use your chimney, it’s important to understand these various parts and how they all operate together.
How to Tuckpoint Mortar Joints in Bricks
Although we strongly recommend hiring a professional to complete this precise and labor-intensive repair, it is possible to do it yourself.
5 Ways to Keep Your Masonry Contractors Honest
Masonry contractors in Toronto are no different than any other contractors. Some are honest, hardworking professionals dedicated to getting the job done right and others are dedicated to padding the bill, cutting corners and making excuses. While everyone hopes they get the first kind there’s no absolute way to tell if you might actually be […]
The Best Time for Chimney Repair?
If your chimney is in need of repair it is better to have the work done as soon as possible, to avoid the possibility of any further deterioration. However, right now is not always the most convenient time to have such repairs carried out and certain times of the year may be more practical than […]
Factors that Can Affect the Cost of Chimney Repair
First of all, we recommend that you contact 2 or 3 reputable contractors for quotations, even if you are sure that you would like to use our services! We know that we are highly competitive as well as highly skilled but we want you to be sure you are making the right choice when you […]
4 Masonry Projects to Invest in in 2017
If you want to protect your investment and ensure that your home remains in excellent condition, you may wish to consider spending a little money on one of the masonry projects that we discuss in this article. If you are not sure which one would be most suitable for your property or whether any of […]
Masonry Repair: Here’s Why It’s No Laughing Matter
As the properties in which we live age, they can fall into a state of disrepair. Some tasks, such as repainting interior walls or replacing worn carpets are done mainly for aesthetic reasons and postponing them will not have a detrimental effect on your home. Masonry repairs, on the other hand, are a different matter […]
Brick Repair 101: Essential Points to Consider
Homeowners in Toronto know how hard the climate can be on their properties and do not need reminding why they should ensure that the exterior walls of their home are maintained in excellent condition. If the exterior walls of your home have exposed brickwork, you will eventually need to have that brickwork repaired to ensure […]
5 Reasons Why You Should Never Hire Uninsured Masonry Contractors
Whilst low quotations for masonry work in Toronto can be very appealing to cost-conscious homeowners and businesses, they are not always as attractive as they might first appear. Some contractors are only able to offer cheap masonry services because they have cut their running costs to a minimum. There is nothing wrong with this in […]
Why It’s Important Chimney Repair Issues are Dealt With Quickly
Having a chimney adds a cozy charm to your Toronto home, but it is also very important to keep the chimney properly maintained and cleaned. Even with good maintenance, however, well-used chimneys accumulate creosote buildup inside their flues and, over time, gaps in the flue that allow heat damage to come to the brick area […]