Archive for Commercial

Evergreen Memory Care

Posted by on September 12, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ocassionally we do commercial brick work.  This is the new Woodlands assisted living center in Cape Elizabeth.  We are covering parts of it with a veneer of old white bricks from morin brick. Ron Howard and Mike Collins, a couple of our masons are  working on the octagon, a real challenge for rectangular modular shapes.  It […]

Readfield Church

Posted by on July 11, 2010 with 0 Comments

We are doing a historic repointing job in Readfield, at St Andrews Church.  This is a relatively new addition that appears to have been acid washed incorrectly.    We low pressure washed the bricks to wash all the loose sand and dirt. Then we neutralized the imbedded acid with a amonia solution. This revealed a deep joint which does […]

Filed Under: Commercial, Restorations

Stone Repoint

Posted by on June 15, 2010 with 0 Comments

   We are doing a historic renovation at 95 Main St,;Orono for Rick Pare.  We met with Dan Johnson from Maine Historic Preservation to detirmine the right mix to match up to.  It had three different mortars from multiple repoints.  We took the oldest mortar.This is truely a rubble stone mix between cast quoins. Unfortunately Ruble […]

Filed Under: Commercial, Restorations

SPRING JOBS

Posted by on May 16, 2010 with 0 Comments

We rebuilt this stonewall for Lee Anne Baggott of the easy breathing clinic, just before the bridge going east in Augusta. We start by digging out the wall about 2 feet deep, puting 8″ of crushed rock under the wall and then landscape fabric behind it.  We pour concrete behind the stone, pull the forms […]

Filed Under: Commercial, Landscape

Maine Granite

Posted by on June 15, 2009 with 0 Comments

Maine Granite New and Reclaimed. Many of the projects we have completed in the last several years involve Native Maine Granite. We acquired these 14 foot Maine granite steps when we bought a fallen in foundation.  They are not your typical foundation granite, but trued, flat, and undercut for consistent rise.  They have a lovely […]

Thermotech Masonry

Posted by on May 1, 2008 with 1 Comments

We do all sorts of work from fireplaces, chimneys, walls, walkways, exterior and interior veneers and blockwork, both glass and cement. We also do specialty work, one of a kind mosaics for your entry, wall, patio floor, even fountain areas. We also carry: sand, stone dust, pea stone, crushed rock, ¾” and a mix of […]