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Markham Cost Efficient Fireplace Inserts

Markham wood fireplace inserts give you the same feeling and warmth that a traditional fire does but is much more efficient and there is a lot less work that has to be done in order to get one going. Markham fireplace inserts are becoming very popular in today’s hustle and bustle world. The cost that you would […] Read More

Advantages of Building with Masonry in Toronto

Building with masonry in Toronto is a timeless form of art. It involves constructing of structures through individual units that are laid in one by one and bound together using mortar. Common materials used are brick, granite, limestone, tile, glass block, concrete block, stone, marble and stucco. Logically, this technique is no less a highly […] Read More

Helpful Information About Toronto Masonry Repairs

Masonry Repairs What do most people fear about Toronto masonry restoration? Most of us would answer with all honesty that it would be the cost to of the masonry repair. For those who do not know what the term masonry covers, it is a structure that is built using mortar like brick, block, stucco, stone, […] Read More

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Toronto Chimney Repaired

Your fireplace offers cozy warmth to heat your home in winter, but did you realize that it can also be very dangerous to your home and family? Cracked linings, deteriorating mortar, and creosote buildup are all common problems that can lead to health and fire hazards. These problems may be hidden from your casual glance, […] Read More

Why You Have To Keep Your Woodbridge Chimney Maintained

All open fires require regular maintenance to keep them working efficiently and safely. Without basic work, the risk of a Woodbridge chimney fire or carbon monoxide poisoning rises dramatically. One of the key bits of maintenance is the sweeping of the Woodbridge chimney stack or flue. This removes all the carbon and other waste products produced by […] Read More

Toronto Chimney Repair 101

Chimneys are so insignificant and yet so important. Having a fireplace in your home means you have a chimney too. A fireplace stares us in the face whenever we sit in the drawing room, therefore we maintain it well. However, since a chimney is high up, secluded in one corner on the roof most people […] Read More

To Tuckpoint or Not to Tuckpoint in Toronto

If you have an older Toronto home or have had recent settlement in your homes foundation, you are probably a candidate for tuckpointing. What is tuckpointing you ask? Good question. Tuckpointing is the process of filling in missing, cracked or deteriorated mortar joints in masonry walls. In this process your Toronto masonry repair professional removes […] Read More

Brick Cleaning – Why Would You Need a Professional and How Would They Do It?

It’s a good idea to get a bricklayer who also does cleaning or at least introduce your brick cleaner to your brick layer before the work starts, because the brick layer can influence how easily the cleaning is done.  Read More

Preventive Maintenance to Minimize Chimney Repair

The addition of a fireplace in your home is something that can be appreciated by children and adults alike. Everyone enjoys the warm and cozy feeling that is provided by a live fire on a cold winter day. However it is important to make sure that your chimney, which actually helps your fire breathe, is […] Read More