Can Crumbling Brick be Replaced on a Chimney?
Crumbling bricks? Cummins Restorations is here to help! In this article we will take a closer look at what causes bricks to crumble, if and how damaged bricks can be repaired, and tips for maintaining the longevity of your brick wall, chimney, or home. Why Are My Bricks Crumbling? There are several reasons your bricks […]
How To Waterproof A Chimney
Waterproofing your chimney is an easy, affordable way to prolong the integrity of your chimney and avoid costly, dangerous damage from water leaks.
What Is Tuckpointing?
Tuckpointing…have you heard of it? If not, you may be wondering what it is and whether or not your brick structure may need it.
Can A Single Brick Be Removed From The Wall?
Luckily, there are a number of ways that bricks can be removed from a wall. Read on to learn more about your options for removing a single brick!
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.
Top 6 Tuckpoint Facts To Know
Tuckpointing: what is it and how do I know if I need it? You probably have a lot of questions when it comes to tuckpointing and how it affects your brick structure. Don’t worry! The professionals at Cummins Restorations are here to give you the 411 on everything you need to know about this mortar […]
Can Damaged Bricks Be Repaired?
In this article we will take a closer look at what causes bricks to crack, if and how damaged bricks can be repaired, and tips for maintaining your brick structure.
4 Most Common Chimney Repairs Needed in Your Home
As the summer draws to an end homeowners need to consider chimney repair. Why? You want to feel confident when you use your fireplace and chimney this winter. Avoid wasting money on energy costs and save yourself the problem of a fire hazard by taking care of issues like spalling brick repair, chimney sweeping, and […]
Top 5 Reasons Why You Have a Leaky Chimney
Whether summer or winter, a leaky chimney can be a serious problem. Why does your chimney leak? Do you need professional masonry repair? Our experts put together a list of the top five reasons your chimney leaks. 1. Chimney Does Not have a Chimney Cap You need a chimney cap to prevent moisture, precipitation, debris, […]
6 Ways to Repair Damaged Brick
Do you need to repair your home’s masonry? How can you tell if you need cracked brick repair? What signs should you be looking for? Many masonry issues result from natural settlement. The soil around your home loses strength over time. The building foundation alignment depends on the pressure of the earth around it. When […]