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Brick is a classic building material that has been used for centuries
Brick is a classic building material that has been used for centuries. It is known for its durability and strength, but even brick can succumb to the elements over time. If you have brick walls or brickwork on your home, it is important to keep an eye out for signs of...
Historic masonry is a vulnerable construction material that can be made more resilient.
Historic masonry is a vulnerable construction material that can be made more resilient. Historic buildings and structures are often repaired or strengthened to make them withstand the elements, but this process does not always take into account their historic aspects...
Lidar camera for forensic investigation
The advancements in locating existing cavity wall ties and wooden studs will revolutionize how homes are built. A new technology, called LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging), has been developed to help with this task by generating three-dimensional images of buildings...
Here are five reasons why you should repair your brick masonry today!
Problem: Masonry restoration is often considered a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Here are five reasons why you should repair your brick masonry today: Solution: 1. Brick masonry is a valuable part of your home or business and needs to be maintained for its...
Brick repair means properly maintaining your home’s foundation. This assists in the prevention of cracks in the structure of your home, both internally and externally. My primary concern is in dealing with cracks which appear on the exterior of your home in the brickwork.
Cracked and damaged brickwork
If you have cracked and damaged brickwork, is needs to be stabilized. Specialized Masonry Restoration, McKinney, Texas, are experts at installing specialized wall anchors that stabilize brick.
Historic Restoration in Bonham Texas
Historic restoration in Bonham? Alan Pettingale’s business card says it all: “A brick building only has one life.” That is especially true of historic buildings that achieve iconic status in local communities. “When you lose one of those, you lose heritage,” says Pettingale. “You are not going to be able to put that backup.”
Historic Restoration in Windom, Texas
Historic restoration is vital to preserve America’s heritage! A group of historic masonry experts, led by Alan Pettingale of Specialized Masonry Restoration, Mckinney, Texas, restored the front wall of this historic bank.
Dropped and bowing brickwork cracked above my garage door
If you have dropped and bowing brickwork above your garage door, in all likelihood your lintel needs to be replaced. A lintel is the horizontal support above door openings and windows.