Categories for Masonry Contractor

Tips for Building Backyard Planters

July 20, 2021

Planting a beautiful garden is one of the best ways to brighten up any backyard. Flowers and plants offer a splash of color and new life that you just don’t get from other backyard decorations. When planting a garden, it’s important to house your plants in a secure structure. Stonewall backyard planters are easy to construct and offer the perfect place to display and protect plants of all kinds. Read on for tips on building beautiful stone planters for your backyard. Make a plan Before starting any construction project, it’s important to make a plan. That means deciding on how... View Article

Tips to Care for Concrete and Masonry

July 15, 2020

Caring for your concrete and masonry is a critical part of any homeowner’s list of tasks. While it’s not something that you need to tend to every day, it’s still a good idea to check in every now and then and make sure everything is in good order. This includes performing a little basic maintenance every so often. Luckily, masonry care tips in Racine, WI are relatively easy to come by. As recognized leaders in our industry, we feel privileged to teach our customers how to look after and maintain the quality work we’ve done, ensuring that it will last... View Article

Should You Repair or Replace Masonry?

March 25, 2020

Cracked or damaged masonry will certainly not be aesthetically pleasing, but the fact that it’s an eyesore isn’t what you need to be most concerned about. Instead, cracks and holes can allow water or pests to get into your home, and hasten the degradation of your structural surfaces. If you notice holes or cracks developing in your concrete or bricks, it’s important to get in touch with a skilled masonry contractor to determine what masonry repair tips in Racine, WI will be most effective in resolving the issue, or if the damaged blocks will need to be replaced entirely. Here’s... View Article

More Than Bricklayers: What You Need to Know About Masonry Contractors in Racine, WI

September 26, 2019

There is a common misconception that masons and bricklayers are essentially the same thing. While there is a little bit of overlap in what the two do, not all bricklayers are masons, while all masons are capable of being bricklayers. Masons will generally have much more advanced knowledge of not just bricklaying techniques, but other types of masonry work that makes them more versatile and highly valuable to various types of construction jobs. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect out of bricklayers versus masonry contractors in Racine, WI. What do bricklayers do? Bricklayers are generally hired... View Article

Comparing Asphalt and Concrete Driveways

September 12, 2019

If you’re preparing to install a new driveway at your home, you’ll need to determine the type of paving method you’ll use. Your two primary traditional options for driveway paving are concrete and asphalt. There are some similarities between the two, but also some crucial differences that you should take into account as part of your decision-making process. Here are just a few of the factors you should consider when determining whether you’ll have an asphalt driveway installed or work with a masonry contractor in Racine, WI to build a concrete driveway. Appearance Sure, a driveway is primarily a functional,... View Article

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