benefits of brick re-pointing

5 Benefits of Brick Re-Pointing

Firstly, what is brick re-pointing? Simply put, it is the process of repairing the mortar or joints between bricks when they become cracked or crumbly. Although this might seem like a simple task, having a clear understanding of the type of brick and type of mortar to use is essential to prevent future damage. In […]

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Best Time of Year For A Concrete Restoration Project

Concrete Restoration Project this Spring According to the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the spring and autumn months are the most effective time to pour concrete and commit to concrete restoration projects. Why is this the case? For starters, temperature plays a huge role in concrete’s capacity to dry effectively. More specifically, hot weather creates problems […]

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How Do I Prevent Water In The Basement?

Preventing Water In The Basement Virginia basements can be known to become wet during the spring months. However, there are several options that can ward off unwanted moisture. Preventing water in the basement is not something to put off. In fact, waterproofing your basement sooner than later is definitely going to save you money and […]

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Spalling Brick 101

Spalling Brick Due To Weather Spalling brick due to weather is inevitable after years of being exposed to the elements. Considering the weather patterns in Virginia– freeze and thaw cycles, along with extreme heat during the summer months- these elements can cause several issues with the brick on the exterior of your home or business. […]

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Foundation Repair During Winter

WHY WINTER FOUNDATION REPAIRS? Are you thinking…why foundation repair during winter? Often times, home owners consider foundation repair during winter an interesting choice. However, many experts would suggest this is the best time for foundation repairs. For instance, even though it may be easier to see foundation problems with the naked eye in the spring, […]

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Are Bowing Walls Serious?

What You Need To Know First Things First. Are bowing walls serious? The answer is a definitive yes. Bowing walls occur when excessive exterior pressure effects the foundation and its wall support. Because of this pressure, walls curve inward forming a “bow”. When this exterior pressure becomes too much for foundation walls, they begin to […]

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Masonry In Northern Virginia

At Reliable Waterproofing and Masonry, we take great pride in providing Virginians the service they deserve. Our service area can cover all of your masonry needs in northern Virginia. Our reliable team provides these essential services: foundation repair, waterproofing, masonry, brick repointing, and concrete restoration. Moreover, we roughly cover a 100-mile radius around Richmond, VA. Masonry is a […]

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Preventing Frozen Pipes in VA

Problems with Frozen Pipes during VA Winters Did you have a problem with frozen pipes or broken pipes last winter? Each winter, thousands of homeowners in Virginia lose water service due to frozen and broken pipes and water meters. It’s not too soon to start thinking about how to prevent problems this winter. Repairing and […]

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Protect Your Home This Winter

It seems like taking care of your home is a never-ending process, but you must have your home ready for the winter months. We just reached fall, but winter will soon be coming around the corner. Winter can be long with harsh temperatures, big snowfalls, and other miserable weather and it’s time to get to […]

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Mold Prevention: What You Should Know

Everything You Need To Know About Mold Prevention In Your Home For homeowners in Richmond, Virginia and surrounding areas, it is important to know the signs and causes of mold growth, as well as how to mold prevention tips. When heavy rains and floods come, your basement will be prone to water seepage which in […]

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