Repointing pre-1920 Brick in a historic home.

I live in a house originally built in the 1860’s, owned by 10 or twelve folks over the years, and even was a boarding house in the 50’s.  Over the years, as people got money, they expanded the house.  The last major expansion was around 1917, where a kitchen and "mother-in-law" room were added.  Som…By: bigattichouse Continue Reading »[Read Full …

Repointing pre-1920 Brick in a historic home.

I live in a house originally built in the 1860’s, owned by 10 or twelve folks over the years, and even was a boarding house in the 50’s.  Over the years, as people got money, they expanded the house.  The last major expansion was around 1917, where a kitchen and "mother-in-law" room were added.  Som…By: bigattichouse Continue Reading »[Read Full …

Supporting A Historic Landmark

WJE engineers discovered that slippage of the brick veneer lead to cracked, bulging and separating masonry. This was a direct result of insufficient vertical support and poor weight distribution. …[Read Full Post] —– [email protected] // “brick veneer” – Google Blog Search

Ambrico’s Utilized in Restoration of the Historic Detroit Opera House

Veneer panels provide an elegant renovation option with all the luxuries of traditional brick. WARREN, Michigan, September 13, 2010—Veneer brick pioneer, Ambrico (http://ambrico.com),has successfully restored the Detroit Opera House’s exterior with its remarkable EZ Wall® System. Located on Broadway Street in the heart of Detroit, the five-story opera house was established in 1922 as the fifth largest theater in the …