Masonry

Gorgeous, well-maintained masonry leaves a lasting impression on people. Not only does it provide curbside appeal, but it also can increase the value of your property! Whether you’re looking to get your brick repointed or to put in a decorative wall, you’ll find everything you need to know about masonry here.

Browse our articles to find the latest masonry trends, renovation costs, and so much more. And, if you’re looking for inspiration, check out our masonry and siding projects, completed by our 53-point Verified Contractors.

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The Cost of Masonry Work in 2022 | Toronto vs Montreal

It can be hard to cost out masonry or brick work. With all the reasons for requiring masonry or bricklaying, the cost can be difficult to figure out. We’ve put ...

Published on:
January 2, 2021
3 min read
Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
The Cost of Masonry Work in 2022 | Toronto vs Montreal
Replacing House Siding in 2022: How Much Does It Cost? | Montreal vs Toronto
Published on:
January 2, 2021
4 min read
Replacing House Siding in 2022: How Much Does It Cost? | Montreal vs Toronto

2022 Exterior cladding prices If your home is showing its age, it may be time to renovate the exterior and start looking at your siding options. Calling on the expertise ...

Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Bulging Brick: What is it & What to do
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May 7, 2020
5 min read
Bulging Brick: What is it & What to do

Bulging brick is a common masonry issue caused by water seeping through the mortar joints of a brick or stone wall. The water then swells and puts pressure on the ...

Jonathan Lecault
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
Top 6 Signs You Need Masonry Work Done
Published on:
January 9, 2020
6 min read
Top 6 Signs You Need Masonry Work Done

If your house, condo or commercial building has brick or stone walls, you’ll need a mason at some point. In Canada, where exposure to the elements can significantly damage the brick ...

Maria Santamaria
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance
Changing Your Home’s Facade: 6 Elements to Consider
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August 13, 2019
13 min read
Changing Your Home’s Facade: 6 Elements to Consider

It's said to never judge a book by its cover, but it's rather difficult not to judge a house by its appearance. If a house seems neglected, we tend to ...

Marilena Tricarico
Renovation Expert & Interior Designer | RenoAssistance
Brick Repointing: All You Need to Know
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September 17, 2018
7 min read
Brick Repointing: All You Need to Know

When joints on a brick or stone wall begin to deteriorate, it’s time to get them repaired – ASAP! Yes, deteriorated joints make your home or building look neglected, but ...

Jason Pagliuca
Verification Coordinator | RenoAssistance