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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Designing Fireplace

Considering fireplace designing first of all it is necessary to take care of a correct design and a chimney arrangement. In fireplace system it’s carries out function of lungs, being responsible for proper air circulation. If a building is already… Continue reading

Windows Treatment

Masonry windows treatment draws the attention and let to get rid of monotonous house windows once and for all with adding of stylish creative element. Brick provides the glorious touching which allows building your project individuality and helps to create… Continue reading

Conditions For Good Exhaust-Out

The fireplace will work properly if in a fire chamber in proper conditions are provided: fussed power for the closed chambers and speed movement of gases for the opened. The minimum chimney height of a fireplace is about 18 feet… Continue reading

All Kinds Of Masonry Materials

Brick Brick is the most versatile masonry product on the market today. From endless designs, patterns, and even hand carved murals of brick today's brick manufacturers have made it a science. Kilned using carefully timed heat cycles to determine… Continue reading

Masonry Industry Features

Masonry is one of the oldest building materials known to man, with a lineage that dates back to the very beginnings of recorded history. From the time of the ancients right up to today, masonry has been the material of… Continue reading

Building Materials – Stone Or Brick?

Historically houses were built from popular materials such as a stone or/and brick. It was the basic building materials. The brick was cheaper and is accessible everywhere. Its fire resistance was one more reason of a wide spread of a… Continue reading

Stone For House Exterior Facing

In our days using stone for house exterior is overwhelming choice for many house projects. Often it is good idea to construct a house from bricks and lay out exterior with natural stone; nonprofessional will not notice of any difference,… Continue reading

Bricklaying Or How To Build A Chimney

To build a chimney pipe it is essential to use a high-grade brick and well prepared mortar (2 parts of cement, 1 part of lime solution and 5 parts of sand) for a laying. Brick work should be done with… Continue reading

Increase Draught In A Chimney

If the chimney short and for any reasons cannot be made higher, but thus it has sufficient section, it is possible to install the electric device for compulsory smoke removal. It is installed on the top part of… Continue reading

Bad Smoke DrawOut – Why Caused?

The reason of bad draught-out in a fireplace chimney can be concluded in insufficient height of a chimney over a roof, its wrong arrangement on a roof, insufficient width of a chimney, its overload caused by joining to it of… Continue reading

Chimney Section

The most expedient chimney section is cylindrical because the smoke moves spirally, and then square and at last the most inopportune is rectangular. The chosen section form of the channel should follow throughout all its height; narrowing and turns can… Continue reading

Chimney Parameters

Along with height very important correctly to determine the size and form of the chimney. In practice the narrow section of the channel meets very often, that limits a possible choice of fireplace designs or bad work of an existing… Continue reading

Modern Chimneys Requirements

The effectiveness of heating equipment is constantly improved. The solutions of energy saving and environment lead to increase of efficiency of heating units and reduction of emissions in atmosphere of harmful substances. Therefore modern fireplaces, furnaces and boilers make more… Continue reading

Chimney Restoration. New York

At an estimation of channel condition and chimney suitability it is necessary to consider as worrying signals the following facts: Presence of several nonlevel sites of a chimney Existence of a site with a angle from a vertical more than… Continue reading

8 Rules For Chimney Construction

1. First of all in rules of chimney construction, it is important to define at once a wall at which the fireplace will be mounted. It is good, if the chimney will be in a warm part of a building… Continue reading

Masonry Barbecue Construction

Some points to consider: A masonry barbecue will be a lasting element, which will indicate it’s a long lasting and efficient shape. A masonry barbecue eliminates any inconveniences which can be related to ordinary barbecues and can ensure that you… Continue reading

Brickwork Patterns

Brickwork patterns are one of our specialties. We are specializing in designing the perfect patterns that will be the best compliment to your exclusive taste. Brick patterns available in a wide range of eye-catching finishes including: • Herringbone • Basket… Continue reading

Bricks Repointing

Bricks repointing is most essential part of masonry restoration and involves the mortar replacing from joint parts all around bricks to present a more attractive overall look in addition to protecting against water damage, mold growing and water seeping in… Continue reading

Stone Windows Installation

Stone windows installations draw the attention and let to get rid of monotonous house windows once and for all with adding of stylish creative element. Stone provides the glorious touching which allows to give your project individuality and helps to… Continue reading

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