Tips for All Stages of Home Remodeling and Renovating
If you are planning to install a new masonry wood burning fireplace in your home, you know how expensive this can be. It also takes time and you need to hire a skilled mason to help with the installation. Once it is installed, however, you need to ensure you learn how to properly care for your fireplace. This will not only keep you and your family safe but will also keep the fireplace looking beautiful.
Bricks are among the most durable construction materials. Unfortunately, the mortar that holds bricks together isn't designed to last quite as long as the bricks themselves.
Water can leave your mortar in poor condition. You must address mortar problems quickly to ensure that your home remains structurally sound. In order to invest in timely repairs, you need to be able to identify mortar problems quickly. Try looking for the following tell-tale signs of mortar joint damage when inspecting your brick surfaces in the future,
When my wife and I were looking for a new home, we only had a few homes to choose from that were within the district we wanted our children to attend. That made it tough to find a home that was "perfect" for us, but thankfully, we left room in our budget to make changes to the home we bought. Thankfully, the home we bought was large enough for us to live in during the renovation process, although we did have to make our children share rooms until we added that bedroom we needed. We learned that careful planning is important to ensuring the final result of your renovation projects is exactly how you want it, and we dedicated at lot of time to planning. We learned so much during the process that we wanted to make a blog to share our tips and experience on!