Concrete Masonry

Concrete Masonry Structural Repair

Unfortunately, some homes and businesses suffer damage to the foundation due to the structure settling. Much to the dismay of the structure owners, these damages can be extensive and expensive. You will find your basement walls are bowing or bulging and they will likely have cracks that need repaired as well.

The process of basement wall stabilization includes the custom construction of steel bracing. The steel bracing is assembled using steel I-beams and then placed vertically on the problematic wall.

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We are dedicated to giving all of our customers our best work, 100% of the time. Our attention to detail sets us apart from other masonry contractors. You can rely on our honest crew to do a quality job on repairs, renovations and new masonry work. Call us for a free estimate today.

What are the most common types of masonry units?

The most common types of masonry units are brick, concrete masonry units, and stone.

Which of the below should be avoided in brick masonry?

Which of the below should be avoided in brick masonry? Explanation: Vertical joints occur when the end of a brick is in line with the end of the underlying brick, vertically. This would lead to low strength wall as cracks can easily be transferred along these joints.

 

 

What is the chief reason to build a masonry cavity wall?

What is the chief reason to build a masonry cavity wall? A cavity wall is much more resistant to the passage of water than a solid wall. Additionally, a cavity wall may be thermally insulated by adding slabs of plastic foam insulation within the cavity. Where should building separation joints be located?

What are masonry materials?

The common materials of masonry construction are brick, building stone such as marble, granite, and limestone, cast stone, concrete block, glass block, and adobe. Masonry is generally a highly durable form of construction. … A person who constructs masonry is called a mason or bricklayer.

Concrete Masonry Installation Durable Structure

Masonry has been used in building construction for thousands of years in construction. It can be used to form a durable cladding system and to achieve various aesthetic effects. The masonry units can be oriented in different positions to create different patterns on the exterior wall. In addition to forming the exterior cladding, masonry walls can serve as a portion of the structural framing for the building. Masonry walls also typically increase the fire resistance of the wall system or structural elements.

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Weather will eventually cause your masonry to need repair. If your masonry has cracks or is crumbling, give us a call. Rely on our experience to create your new masonry project. We have experience building steps, fireplaces, foundation walls, retaining walls and more. Call Nova concrete for a free estimate (612) 462-2610

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