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

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Repointing Historic Brick with Lime Based Mortar   Brick Warehouse Masonry Restoration and Repointing
Near Frederick, Maryland
Repointing Historic Brick with Lime Based Mortar

Masonry Repairs of Brick Warehouse During Repairs (Photo Courtesy of Fitzgerald's Heavy Timber Construction, Inc., 2008).  

Repointing and Restoration of Stone Foundation, Lime Mortar   Stone Repointing and Restoration
Near Dickerson, Maryland
Repointing and Restoration of Stone Foundation, Lime Mortar

Existing stone foundation of the barn was re-pointed with an appropriate lime mortar at all exposed surfaces.  

Repointing and Restoration Blue Stone Foundation   Stone Restoration
Near Woodsboro, Maryland
Repointing and Restoration Blue Stone Foundation

Areas of the building's blue stone foundation (both interior and exterior) were re-pointed using a raked joint.  

New Stone Foundation Under Historic Outbuilding   New Stone Foundation For An Equipment Shed
Dickerson, Maryland
New Stone Foundation Under Historic Outbuilding

Interior View