What is the Difference Between Re-pointing and Tuck-Pointing?

What is the Difference Between Re-pointing and Tuck-Pointing?

June 23, 2021

The simple answer is that tuck-pointing versus re-pointing are essentially the same thing. The words are often interchangeable in today’s vernacular. However, the word tuck-pointing refers to a specific method not commonly used today as such techniques are considered a heritage method. Where original “tuck-pointing” techniques are concerned they refer to the following: The end […]

Masonry Repair Versus Masonry Restoration?

Masonry Repair Versus Masonry Restoration?

May 18, 2021

For those people who require some form of masonry work on their home or commercial building, it is important to consider the magnitude of the work involved. When we think of masonry repairs, this can include items such as sawing out and replacing individual bricks which may be porous or warn (spot- pointing), it could […]

Exterior Brick Staining- Should You Do It?

Exterior Brick Staining- Should You Do It?

March 20, 2021

There are circumstances where owners of brick homes or buildings are interested to change their structure’s façade appearance. For example; some people may not like the colour of the original bricks. Others may want to modernize the exterior appearance of their brick home. Businesses that have brick or block buildings may want to introduce colours […]