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How Often Should Your Building Have Masonry Maintenance?

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Brick buildings are a huge part of historic Chicago architecture and in fact the architecture of all main cities. For the most part, they can be admired and endure years without needing any maintenance. Unfortunately, due to the weather, and accidental damages that may occur, they do require maintenance as they begin to age. Without maintenance, brick structures can become damaged, often due to water penetration and begin to crumble.

Bricks can add a stylish modern contemporary look to a building, or a classic historic look. They are strong and very long-lasting, but over time they require maintenance to combat damage due to general wear and tear and to maintain their structural integrity. Factors like rain, wind, snow and hail, all take their toll on brick structures and over many years it becomes necessary to contact masonry contractors for maintenance of your brick structures.