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Leaking Chimneys

August 16, 2016

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Explanation of what causes many newer chimneys to leak and the solution

What are weep holes and do I need them?

March 29, 2011

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Many homeowners first discover weep holes while observing the exterior brick veneer of their home. I get questions like these…Did the bricklayer forget to fill these holes in the bottom of my house? Can’t mice and insects enter thru these openings? Can you fill them in for me? [In the interest of full disclosure, addressing […]

What every homeowner should know about sealing Brick or Stone exterior of their house

March 24, 2011

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Many of us admire the beauty and durability of brick and stone on our homes. In my opinion, nothing compares in beauty, elegance and durability of a stone or brick exterior. And while a masonry exterior is considered low maintenance it is definitely not no-maintenance. Certain areas of our masonry homes are susceptible to wear […]