LESLIE: Judith in Arkansas is on the line and needs some help with a brick crack. What’s going on? JUDITH: Well, we’ve got a little crack and it’s going up the wall. And we don’t know exactly what’s going on. We’d like to just repair it and not re-brick the whole side of the house. Read the full article…
How to Re-mortar Brick Steps Exposure to the elements can take their toll and you may need to re-mortar brick steps. Instead of hiring a pro to replace crumbling mortar, you can easily re-mortar brick steps and do it yourself over the course of a weekend. Known in the trade as tuck pointing, the process Read the full article…
LESLIE: Jacob in Arkansas is on the line with a crack in the garage. Tell us what’s going on. JACOB: My wife and I have recently bought a new house and there’s a crack above the garage. It’s more cosmetic where it gets no – none of the support. But it goes through the brick Read the full article…
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