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Why Foundation Piering is Vital for Most Foundation Repair Jobs

Does your home reside on unstable soil? While this might not sound alarming at first glance, unstable soil can negatively impact the health of your home’s foundation, causing it to weaken. With loose soil around your foundation, the walls of your home can become unstable over time. If this is a situation that you’re currently […]

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When is the Last Time your Chimney Was Checked for Structural Integrity?

The chimney of your home may not be an area that you stress about frequently, but it is in fact a very important part of your residence. When is the last time that your chimney was checked for structural integrity? If it has been a very long time or if it has never been checked, […]

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Benefits of Working with Brickworks for Foundation Repair

When you have foundation issues that are in need of repair, thinking ahead can save you lots of money and can avoid a large headache in the long run. Many people will quickly choose the first thing that pops up on their search engine without really thinking the process through. Sure, they will get their […]

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10 Signs You Need Foundation Repair

Brickworks Property Restoration believes that your long-term home maintenance plan needs to include the proper maintenance of your foundation.  Your foundation, after all, provides the support for the structure built on top of it.  When it is weakened by time, by rain, by snow, and/or by settling, you could be witnessing the steady loss of […]

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Why Does My Chimney Smell in the Summer? 

If you are noticing a strange smell coming from your chimney or fireplace during the summer, it is very likely due to deposits of creosote, a natural byproduct of wood-burning that may have built up on the walls of your chimney.  People tend to notice the smell in the summer because of higher humidity outside […]

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Use Tuckpointing and Repointing to Extend the Life of Your Masonry

Brickworks Property Restoration can extend the life of your home’s masonry.  Like all materials that are exposed to the elements, masonry is also vulnerable to degradation.  However, with proper maintenance, and by employing the processes that we have experience and expertise in using, your brickwork will last a very long time.  We understand that masonry […]

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How to Know Whether you need Interior Basement Waterproofing or Exterior Basement Waterproofing

Brickworks Property Restoration can help you determine which solution is best for you to keep your basement dry and protected from the elements. We offer complete basement waterproofing for homes in the Detroit Metro area, including both interior and exterior basement waterproofing.  You can count on our team to give you an honest appraisal of […]

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Standing Water in your Yard? Maybe you need a Yard Drain Installation

Have you noticed water in your yard after a big rainstorm or after you’ve used your sprinkler system? If you have standing water in your yard at any time, you may have a drainage problem.  You may need a yard drain system installed to allow the water to flow away from your home.  Water near […]

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Importance of Properly Waterproofing your Basement

If you’re lucky enough to have a basement in your home, it may in fact be one of your favorite and most functional areas of your home. It can be used to store household items, add precious living space, or perhaps serve as a playroom or game room for the children in your life.  Because […]

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What Is Tuckpointing?

While the bricks on your chimney can last as long as a century, the mortar that is used to connect the bricks has a much shorter lifespan.  Tuckpointing is a repair technique that can be used to strengthen and repair the mortar that deteriorates over time in order to prevent your chimney from being compromised, […]

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