Masonry Restoration in Manhattan
Consulting with a certified and experienced masonry restoration contractor is crucial to preserving the original architecture and structural security of historic buildings in addition to protecting the stone and brick masonry on a commercial building in Manhattan. The licensed and insured heritage masons at City Suburb, Inc. are equipped with the proper tools and qualified expertise to address any aspect of stone repair, including brick chimney repair as part of a complete line of masonry restoration services. Consult with our qualified masonry restoration experts for:
Masonry Cleaning – Cleaning provided by a certified mason will significantly enhance the appearance of commercial building facades that have been dulled and darkened by environmental pollutants and contaminants and is best carried out by a professional masonry contractor for best results and to ensure stone masonry is kept intact. City Suburb, Inc. craftsmen apply a meticulous step by step process using customized cleaning formulas followed by specialty waterproofing treatments specially formulated for brick and stone masonry repair. In addition, professional masonry cleaning of your commercial building in Manhattan allows for precise identification of damaged areas.
Masonry Damage – Recognizing the precise causes of damage to stone and brick is a job for masonry repair experts. City Suburb, Inc. creates detailed repair plans for the most suitable masonry restoration that typically derives from a range of environmental and structural factors that include:
- Thermal expansion and contraction due to rapidly varying temperatures in Manhattan
- Trapped moisture behind masonry walls
- Improper maintenance of mortar joints
- Faulty engineering in the original construction
- Incorrect installation
- Wind erosion and acid rain
- Wildlife damage from birds and plants
Masonry Cracks and Leaks – Damage to the masonry on commercial buildings can be traced to a range of causes that also include tremors from heavy equipment, ground shifting and earthquakes and soil issues among many other causes. Prompt and accurate evaluation by a professional mason is crucial to preserving the safety and value of your commercial building in Manhattan. Masonry cracks and leaks that are left unaddressed invite increased moisture penetration as well as insect and plant life infiltration that will cause further damage. As a certified masonry restoration contractor, City Suburb, Inc. provides detailed written evaluations and practical and aesthetic masonry repair recommendations that can include the installation of piers to reinforce foundation, epoxy and grout injection and skilled repointing using mortar to repair masonry cracks.
Repointing – Cracked and deteriorating mortar make a commercial building vulnerable to water infiltration and more prone to expansion from freeze and thaw cycles. City Suburb, Inc. heritage masons restore and protect buildings in Manhattan with the qualified removal of decayed mortar from masonry joints and customize repair plans according to your budget and specific requirements.
Chimney Repair – A neglected brick chimney can emit dangerous gases in addition to reducing the visual appeal of a commercial structure. In addition, loose and broken masonry stone can easily become dislodged is can quickly become a hazard injuring both people and vehicles below. City Suburb, Inc. masons provide reliable and licensed brick chimney inspection and repair to ensure safety and restore the architectural beauty of any commercial building or institution in Manhattan.
For more information and a free estimate contact the City Suburb, Inc. masonry restoration experts today.