Masonry Restoration

Our masonry restoration team consists of specialists experienced at repointing, cleaning, repairing, and preserving historic masonry.  This may include but is not limited to stone, brick, block (CMU) or poured concrete.

Our work includes:

  • Analysis of the Structure and its needs to determine the appropriate traditional mortar to use
  • Removal of inappropriate impermiable Portland cement product from historic masonry structures
  • Repointing (or tuck pointing) of brick and stone
  • Restoration of historic stucco
  • Masonry cleaning
  • Repair deteriorating masonry
  • Repair cracks, settlement, and leaks


Related Projects

Brick Warehouse Masonry Restoration and Repointing

Brick Warehouse Masonry Restoration and Repointing

Near Frederick
Maryland

Exterior work included rebuilding, repairing, and re-pointing the brick walls and stone foundation using traditional lime based mortar. The masonry was surfaced cleaned to halt deterioration with low-pressure water and soft bristle brushes.  We also selectively hand cleaned deteriorated joints and re-pointed to match existing to reflect the original texture,...

Stone Repointing and Restoration

Stone Repointing and Restoration

Near Dickerson
Maryland

The existing stone foundation of the barn was re-pointed with an appropriate lime mortar at all exposed surfaces (interior, exterior and where accessible on top), as seen in the above photo.  Missing stones were replaced with material from ‘on site’.  Each mortar joint was chisel cleaned (approximately 1” deep) and...

Stone Restoration

Stone Restoration

Near Woodsboro
Maryland

As seen in the photo above, areas of the building's blue stone foundation (both interior and exterior) were re-pointed using a ‘raked’ joint and/or a ‘brushed’ joint depending on the location and desired finish of the customer.  Portions of the building, where structural repairs were necessary were only be re-parged as needed. 

New Stone Foundation For An Equipment Shed

New Stone Foundation For An Equipment Shed

Dickerson
Maryland

We lifted this building to construct a new field stone foundation on solid footings. As seen in the above photo,  the interior view.