operativemasons Dutchman Stone Repair According to ASTM E2659 09

Dutchman (masonry) A piece of stone used to repair a larger piece, shaped such that it fills as exactly as possible a void or cavity that is to be repaired Dutchmen repairs are useful for replacing small missing or deteriorated sections of stone. First, the area of replacement should be neatly trimmed and squared. AnContinue Reading

Robert Fountain Its All About the Fire. Making Evenings Unforgettable.

Kansas City Masonry is that company.  Our collection comprises of Custom fire pits varying from stone to stainless steel fire pits and square to eclipse fire pit. Patio fire pit styles are also available to choose from. The best Natural Gas Outdoor Fireplaces & Fire Pits. Outdoor natural gas fire pits are a great way to add warmth and a focal pointContinue Reading

totan Historic Masonry Mortar, Lime. Master Masons At Work. Lime that has been burnt in a kiln and all the carbon calcium carbonate, is now changed to calcium oxide.

Kansas City masonry Restoration Contractor, kansas city masonry repair /Brick masonry and masonry repair. Kansas City brick PAVER PATIOS/STONE landscape patios in Kansas City, Kansas City brick. HISTORIC Masonry repair /Kansas City Masonry/Restoration is a specialty company dedicated to preserving.

maurin A Seamless Juncture:  New Construction in a Historic Setting.

Respect for the original architectural design or architect must remain steadfast. Great care needs to be taken to ensure that new construction shall be compatible with the historic materials, features, size, scale and proportion to protect the integrity of the property and its environment. The new construction must be undertaken in such a manner that, if removed in the future, the essential form and candor of the historic property would be unscathed. Kansas City has a long history of great architects , such as Shepard, Farrar, and Wiser; Alice Walton; Edward Delk; Root and Siemens; Smith, Rea and Lovitt; Howe, Hoit and Cutler; John Van Brunt; Adriance Van Brunt; and Courtlandt Van Brunt, only to mention a few.

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Historic Restoration vs. Flipping and Flopping in Kansas City!

Feeling incomplete because of missing stones or bricks? Troubled by bowing or bulging walls? Plagued by mortar joints or vertical corner cracks? The answer is to hire an experienced, reputable and smart Kansas City masonry company. But the answer is two-fold and the second part of the answer is to makeContinue Reading

washinton The Art of Masonry, or the Craft.

The Masons Co and Dionysian Artificers of Kansas City has provided historic preservation consulting, masonry repair, masonry maintenance, Kansas City Brick repair, stone repair, tuckpointing, repointing, mortar matching.

Lime mortar is a type of mortar composed of lime and an aggregate such as sand, mixed with water. It is one of the oldest known types of mortar, dating back to the 4th century BC and widely used in Ancient Rome and Greece, when it largely replaced the clayContinue Reading