The Importance of Mortar Matching During Do-It-Yourself Brick Repair

When you choose to conduct chimney repair on your own, there are many details to consider. One of these details, which you will come across during tuckpointing or brick repair, is the exact mix of the mortar used to stick the bricks together. It is often impossible to find the exact brand of mortar mix […]

Spot the Signs That You need Masonry Repair

The chimney is one of the most overlooked household features in terms of being properly maintained. Many do not realize that chimneys are fragile mechanisms that require regular attention too, and one of the most important parts of a chimney to keep in good shape is the masonry. A chimney with deteriorating masonry can cause […]

How Masonry Contractors Can Protect Your Property

Masonry contracting is one of the oldest forms of construction work on earth. Hiring a masonry contractor is not like hiring any other worker to perform a routine construction job on your house. No, these particular construction workers provide the full package of keeping your home and you safe while significantly increasing your property‚Äôs value. […]

Hiring Professionals for Tuckpointing vs. Doing It Yourself

Chimney bricks themselves can easily last over a hundred years, but the mortar that holds the bricks together, a porous concrete mixture, is likely to begin deteriorating every 25 years or so. If this is allowed to happen, the chimney will eventually collapse, causing damage to the home it was attached to and necessitating a […]

Some of the Most Common Issues that Require Chimney Repair

Chimneys are stunning architectural features that add a great deal of charm and charisma to any property. But being such a visually attractive feature isn’t easy! Chimneys require a great deal more maintenance than many people tend to think and if this maintenance is neglected, you could potentially make your home environment unsafe. Having said […]

How Will Tuckpointing Benefit Your Property?

This is something that we’ve heard quite frequently over the past 22 years. Home and business owners alike want to know what’s in it for them when they spend their hard earned cash. They want to work out whether their home improvement budget is better spent on tuckpointing or if they would be wiser to […]

4 Reasons Why Your Property Might Need Brick Repair

Brick has proven itself to be an exceptional building material over a very long period of time, but that doesn’t mean that it’s immune to damage. No, in fact it’s actually fairly common for homeowners in Toronto to require brick repair (we wouldn’t be in business if they didn’t) in order to restore their property […]

Tips to Avoid Sub-Standard Masonry Contractors

Regardless of where you live, whether it be in Toronto, Vancouver or any other part of the world, your home will require some repair and maintenance work at some point or another. It’s just part of life. Especially the walls and the architectural elements that form the outer core of your home, as they are […]

Some of the Most Common Masonry Repair Mistakes That are Made

When in perfect condition, an exterior constructed from brick and masonry can look stunning and really enhance how your home appears. Not only that, but this combination is also one of the strongest that exists and can tolerate conditions that would cause lesser construction materials and techniques to deteriorate far quicker. These qualities have seen […]

What Do You Need to Know About Tuckpointing?

You probably don’t pay much attention to the condition of the material that your home is made from, whether that be brick or stone. After all, it lasts forever, right? While the actual material is able to last for a long, long time (a century is not uncommon), the material that is used to join […]