Lat Works Logo

Lat Works Construction

Serving Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, NY

Mortar Joints

What Is Quick Set For TCC Materials

When applied over non-uniform areas, this product provides a smooth or textured surface that can be left as a finished decorative coating. This product is suitable for both interior and exterior applications. I love how the colors play off the… Continue reading

The Finishing Of Joints In Is Called Repairing Mortar Historic Masonry

Grinding wheels are usually bigger than these head joints and will grind into the surface of the bricks from above and below. Once the mortar joints are cut and flushed, mix the new mortar. Then mix the amount of mortar… Continue reading

Why Are In Stone Frequently Raked How Repair Mortar Joints

Lime mortars should be used for masonry repointing as they let the walls breathe. Detailed photographs should be taken before work begins of any sections to be dismantled and rebuilt. Mortar used in the original construction of traditionally built rubble… Continue reading

Historic Wall Construction Moisture Dynamics Masonry Fabric

For more Building& Remodeling videos & Best Practices visit my blog at www.MattRisinger.com See Kristof’s Podcast here: …historic masonry - Historic Masonry Wall Construction It does not cost the contractor any more money to remove another 1/4 inch of material during preparation more...

Brickwork And Best Brick Repair

Previous owner had painted the brick – yuck! We’re also experts in stone and brick patio repair and restoration. We stay on top of current trends in techniques and materials and your patio will be the envy of the neighborhood.… Continue reading

Fix Loose Cap Brick Repairing Concrete Edges Corners

Pointing will only work if damage is limited to mortar joints. The second color is different, and is used for the actual appearance of mortar joints. England near the late eighteenth century. The brick just under the concrete cap to… Continue reading

Parapet Cap

However, even though parapet walls perform a number of important functions, they are moisture management headaches! On top of this, parapet walls have a rather rough life since they are subjected to wind, dramatic temperature changes, moisture from three sides… Continue reading

Non Acidic Cleaner New Construction Restoration Cleaners

This product is capable of extremely effective cleaning and efflorescence removal without brushing or scrubbing and will leave the cream on the mortar joints. This highly efficient, gelled cleaner is a colorless blend of cleaning agents, detergents and inhibitors. Protecthydraulic lift equipment f more...

Non Moisture Measurement Masonry Walls

The spatial resolution of the reflectometer is improved by the use of a pole extraction algorithm. On the other hand the orientation of mortar joints affects the fracture pattern of brickwork and causes different types of crack pattern in brickwork… Continue reading

Standard Specification For Non Loadbearing Concrete Units CMU Basics

ASTM C90 16a Standard Specification Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units - Standard Specification For Non Loadbearing Concrete Masonry Units Deliver units in manufacturer’s unopened, labeled, packaging. Defective units shall be removed immediately. Store materials off the ground and keep free more...

American Exterior Gypsum Sheathing

Gypsum board should be placed so weight is evenly distributed and the floor is not overloaded. The simple solution of painting brick to change their color may have hidden costs down the road. However, it may begin to look a… Continue reading

Brick Stone Macomb Mi

That’s the unique versatility of this tool. Natural stone is perfect for many applications, however, it is sometimes heavy and difficult to affix as a decorative façade. On the exterior of homes, it has many uses. Fountains, ponds, and other… Continue reading

Extreme Tuckpointing Tuck Pointing

I should also mention the finished product looks great and is standing up to our cold winters. Tuckpointing is often overlooked, but it’s extremely important to maintain the structural integrity of your chimney. Plus, having gaps in your chimney means… Continue reading

Mailboxes Brick Stone Mailbox Installation

We offer professional high quality work. We can estimate your job in a timely manner and provide you an idea of what it will cost as well as suggest improvements that are within your budget. Omega has nearly two decades… Continue reading

Types Of Brick Ppti22 Difference Between English Flemish

Flemish bond gives better appearance than english bond. Flemish bond shows more attractive and pleasing appearance of masonry work. Uses of flemish bond is a bit difficult than english bond. When a section of the broken wall falls inward, its… Continue reading