Different Types of Stone Masonry

Different Types of Stone Masonry - Masonry Contractors of South Shore, MA

When thinking about stone masonry, one of the first things that come to mind is its most notable feature – strength and durability. But most of us don’t know that there are different types of stonework you can choose to build. Each of these masonry styles can make your concrete project look much better than […]

Why Hire a Mason for Your Stonework


Masons are often referred to as bricklayers because of their use of bricks in building structures. They may also be called stone masons depending on the type of work they do. A mason’s job is to construct buildings, walls, arches, bridges, and many other structures using various types of stone or bricks. Meanwhile, hardscaping is […]

Types of Brick Used in New England

Types of Brick Used in New England - Masonry Contractors South Shore, MA

To the unsuspecting eye, bricks appear to be just bricks – rectangular, usually reddish in color, mostly rough, but always very solid. In essence, bricks are solid blocks of hardened clay dried and fired in the manufacturing process. Their use dates back thousands of years due to their exceptional strength and durability. However, if you […]

How Much Does a Backyard Pizza Oven Cost?

How Much Does a Backyard Pizza Oven Cost - Masonry South Shore MA

Pizzas are the favorite of many, especially kids and teenagers who are known to be picky about the food they eat. Likewise, this type of food is never absent on special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, Christmas, New Year, and many more. Pizzas, whether all-meat, extra cheesy or not, with veggies or none, are just […]

Can I Add a Fireplace to My Home?

Can i Add a Fireplace to my Home-Masonry Contractors Southshore MA

Who doesn’t feel excited about the approaching holidays? The most awaited winter season signals the coming of Christmas and New Year’s Eve when we gather with friends and family. While we enjoy looking out at a cold, snowy night, we enjoy the cozy warmth of a fireplace when the temperature starts to drop. Among the […]

Brick Mason VS. Stone Mason

Brick Mason Vs Stone Mason-Southshore MA Contractors Masonry

Masonry is one of the most traditional construction methods known to human civilization. Every nation has significant structures that have stood until today which were built using masonry techniques. Buildings developed by masonry, specifically stone masonry, are durable to all sorts of weather and aren’t easily damaged by environmental forces. Also, reinforced masonry can resist hurricanes […]

7 Benefits of Hiring a Masonry Contractor

Benefits of Hiring a Masonry Contractor-Southshore MA

To some, hiring a professional masonry contractor seems daunting because of the cost it entails. It costs more compared to hiring an amateur to do masonry work. However, they fail to realize that hiring an amateur will cost them more in the long run. In fact, doing so is a sheer invitation for disaster.  Masonry work requires […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Fireplace Repair And Upkeep

Fireplace Repair and Upkeep-Masonry Contractors Southshore MA

Because a fireplace takes care of you by keeping you warm, you should care for it too. Give it some love by knowing its repair and upkeep needs. Knowing about these guarantees you will have a warm place to curl up in during the chilly winter nights. It also contributes to the maintenance of your […]

Signs of Foundation Problems

Signs of Foundation Problems-Masonry Contractors Southshore MA

Have you inspected your home or office? ​Sometimes they need a little TLC. Whether that is your home, office, or warehouse, damaged foundations and cracked walls not only wreak havoc on the resale value, but also makes them hazardous. Before you send in a masonry restoration contractor, make sure that the damage that is in […]

Brick Ovens and Cooking

brick ovens and cooking-Masonry Contractors Southshore MA

A brick oven is an excellent piece of masonry to add to your home. It creates a certain flair that is both elegant and useful. It is possible to cook a wide range of foods in a brick oven using various techniques. Here are some general pointers: ​1. Whenever possible, you should preheat your wood-fired […]