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Historic Masonry

Historic Masonry

Five reasons to regularly inspect old brick buildings Old brick buildings are a valuable part of our cultural heritage, and it is essential that we take care of them. Regular inspections are crucial to ensure that these buildings are well-maintained and safe. Here are...

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Stop Worrying about Cracks: A Guide to Brick Repair Dallas Texas

Stop Worrying about Cracks: A Guide to Brick Repair Dallas Texas

if you have cracks in your bricks, don’t worry. There are solutions out there, and they are not that complicated or expensive. All you have to do is find a professional for consultation and repairs. They’ll be able to identify the cause of the cracks, the best way to repair them and help you maintain your brick walls to avoid future damages. Don’t wait any longer. Contact Specialized Masonry Restoration now and give your home the upgrade it needs.

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Brick Repair vs Masonry Restoration:

Brick Repair vs Masonry Restoration:

What You Need to Know If your home or building is constructed from brick or masonry, it's essential to ensure that any damage or wear is addressed as quickly as possible. But how do you know if you need brick repair or masonry restoration? Aren't they the same thing?...

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Brick Repair vs Masonry Restoration

Brick Repair vs Masonry Restoration

What You Need to Know If your home or building is constructed from brick or masonry, it's essential to ensure that any damage or wear is addressed as quickly as possible. But how do you know if you need brick repair or masonry restoration? Aren't they the same thing?...

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Drones for Problem Detection

Drones for Problem Detection

I recently visited a hospital to help establish what issues it had after a hurricane. The boom lift was very new, but had safety features that meant it was next to impossible to use to get in close to the walls. I had my drone, so sent it up an area we couldn't access...

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Lidar camera for forensic investigation

Lidar camera for forensic investigation

The advancements in locating existing cavity wall ties and wooden studs will revolutionize how homes are built. A new technology, called LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging), has been developed to help with this task by generating three-dimensional images of buildings...

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Brick Repair

Brick Repair

Brick repair means properly maintaining your home’s foundation. This assists in the prevention of cracks in the structure of your home, both internally and externally. My primary concern is in dealing with cracks which appear on the exterior of your home in the...

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Historic Restoration in Bonham Texas

Historic Restoration in Bonham Texas

Historic restoration in Bonham? Alan Pettingale’s business card says it all: “A brick building only has one life.” That is especially true of historic buildings that achieve iconic status in local communities. “When you lose one of those, you lose heritage,” says...

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