Spotting Masonry Deterioration

A masonry chimney is a beautiful part of any home and truly adds an aesthetic that you won’t find anywhere else. Yet, if regular maintenance is not applied, your masonry will start to crumble fast! Learn more about some of the more common types of masonry...

Spalling: What the Cold Can Do to Your Chimney

Commonly seen during the winters here in the DC area, spalling occurs when water penetrates a masonry surface, including a brick chimney, and causes the chipping and breaking of bricks or concrete. Freezing temperatures are what causes the damage to the masonry...