Laying brick and tuck pointing

Two of the most important skills you need for masonry repair are an ability to lay brick and tuckpoint. These skills are developed over time and repetition. 

Laying Brick and Tuckpointing


Chimney repair cost

It's near impossible to quote chimney repair without actually seeing the job. Assembly of a statement as that may seem I can't tell you the amount of times people have called us and asked us about how much does chimney repair cost.
They're huge array of factors involved in repairing a chimney. Setting up scaffold is one of the first and most important factors to consider. It's very difficult to attempt to do masonry off of a ladder.  Scaffolding is an important piece of equipment necessary for repairing a chimney.
Another important factor to consider. Is the type and quantity of brick involved in the repair. Brick that were manufactured 80 years ago may involve a little more effort to match. Well many brick textures are common such as bark face vertical matt, shale or a rug  finish some brick have a specialty texture a cone or a worm or mineral pigment that has been added to the colored clay to dye the face of the brick this can also make it more tricky to match up brick. It's always a good idea to check out a sample of the brick be installed before it's become a part of your home
Texting or emailing pictures of the work to be performed and measurements for your masonry contractor  may give you a rough idea of where to start

Chimney caps

The chimney cap is a  metal cap or roof that sits on top of the flue liners.  Its purpose is to prevent rain from running down the flue liner. It also acts as a spark arrestor so that any sparks coming up your fireplace chimney  did not catch your roof on fire. The chimney cap also helps  to keep animals out.

Chimney caps are available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. Tamika apps can range from 50 dollars at  local big box store to several hundred dollars for custom fit brass and stainless steel chimney caps.

Often times people refer to the concrete on top of the chimney as the cap. And more accurate time for this is the Chimney crown

exciting building restoration project breathing life back into trade one brick at a time

Its exciting and fantastic to see buildings in Detroit getting properly restored.
we can get some more projects like this will really see Detroit on the comeback.

Brick repair llc

Brick Repair llc  Masonry, chimney and fireplace experts welcome you
We are happy to serve Macomb County, Oakland County, Wayne County, and the surrounding areas
All masonry repairs, new brick construction on homes and additions
Have a professional masonry contractor come out and help you with your brick and chimney needs. Masonry is a skill that take years to perfect don’t just trust your home to some hack off the street. Brick and mortar match is important, nothing looks worse than a repair that look like a repair, the goal is to have your masonry restoration work blend in seamlessly into the existing brickwork.
Brick Repair, LLC strives to provide exemplary chimney cleaning and fireplace services. We are specialized in masonry restoration to damaged buildings, maintaining cosmetic and structural integrity of brickwork while beautifying the community through our expert handiwork. We strive to provide a satisfying customer experience from demolition through debris removal. We wish to provide special care for historical buildings in need of restoration to help communities remain structurally sound and pleasing to the eye.
Our Masonry Contractors are experienced with Limestone, bluestone and any natural stone for fireplaces, walkway, porches and patios.  Our bricklayers can help you with any brick and mortar project.
Call For Installation of stone veneer, for fireplaces, bay windows, and over and brickwork. Stone veneers often times called cultured stone is a great way to modernize and update the look of your home. Free estimates for brick, block or stone work, no matter how big or small a project