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Masonry Contractor in Richardson, TX 75080
Experienced Masonry Contractors in Richardson, TX Offer More Than Two Decades of Excellence
When it comes to masonry, one thing is clear; you should hire professional masonry contractors. A local handyman may perform good work but that work may not be up to code. Hiring reputable masonry contractors for chimney inspections, cleaning, repairs, custom fabrications, and installations is highly recommended.
A local team of masonry contractors has been impressing your neighbors in Dallas County for more than 23 years. This team of experts offers services for chimneys, fireplaces, and more. That means if you have a fireplace or chimney that needs repairs or cleaning, or you need a new fireplace, Masters Services is the company to call.
What are Masonry Contractors?
As you may or may not know, a chimney is constructed of a variety of masonry and metal materials. This typically includes brick, mortar, concrete, stone, iron, and steel. Masonry materials take a pounding from temperature changes and patterns including extreme hot and cold temperatures, heavy winds, and direct contact with sometimes overwhelming amounts of water. Weather can damage flue linings, loosen masonry materials and cause obstructions that are not good for your chimney and fireplace.
Masonry contractors like Masters Services, offer protection, repairs, and rebuilds. Regular maintenance of your chimney is critical to prevent major damage, deterioration, and repairs that can be very expensive.
What Types of Services Does Masters Services Handle in Dallas County?
Masters Services takes pride in the Richardson, TX community and their mission is to provide premium chimney, masonry and fireplace services, as well as wildlife removal, air duct and vent cleaning. Their premium chimney caps and glass fireplace doors are custom made. Their chimney repair jobs regularly exceed a client’s expectations.
The Masters Services team services in Richardson, TX include:
- Chimney waterproofing
- Chimney cap repairs, replacements, and fabrications
- Chimney dampers
- Mortar crowns
- Brick repair
- Chimney flashing
- Chimney cleaning and inspection
- Custom fireplace doors
- Wildlife removal
- Air duct cleaning
- Dryer vent cleaning
Masonry chimneys are constructed of a combination of masonry and metal materials. With most masonry materials, direct and constant contact with water can cause an adverse reaction on a chimney. Regular maintenance of a chimney is recommended to prevent damage, deterioration, and costly repairs. Waterproofing service can aid in the reduction of chimney leaks and deterioration.
Chimney Cap Repairs and Chimney Cap Fabrications
A chimney cap protects your chimney masonry from damage and keeps wildlife out. A full-coverage chimney cap keeps out the rainwater that erodes the chimney structure and components. Masters Services fabricates their very own chimney cap. These chimney caps carry a limited lifetime warranty and are made from a 24 gauge flat sheet of metal and each features an animal-proofed screen. Full coverage means that these chimney caps cover the entire chimney top and the first row of brick. This helps reduce the need for chimney repairs.
A chimney damper is installed on the top of the flue and features a chain coming down into the firebox. Top sealing dampers seal out any rain blowing into the chimney cap. More importantly, top dampers seal in the hot or cold air escaping from the HVAC system as well as keeping the outside heat or cold from entering a home. Combined with a full coverage chimney cap makes your chimney ready for all types of weather in Dallas County.
A chimney should be solid on top with a bed of smooth mortar holding the chimney top together. A coating can be applied to seal the mortar crown and once sealed, the chimney top should never deteriorate or leak.
Repairing a chimney crack is called tuckpointing. This involves drilling out any cracks and filling them in with as close as possible matching aged mortar. A good job means that the eye cannot see that a repair was made on a chimney. Oftentimes, tuckpointing the entire chimney is necessary to stop a chimney from leaking.
Chimney flashing is the seal that prevents moisture from entering your home at the point where a chimney meets the roof. Flashing should be secured to the chimney and not bowing out. It should be free from rust or holes. Correctly applied to flash creates a bond that forms a tight seal from moisture entering the roof, attic, or walls and thereby, avoiding any potential future water leak requiring chimney repairs.
Custom Made Fireplace Doors are an Amazing Alternative to the Standard Variety
The job of a fireplace door is to provide safety from fireplace sparks and flames, in addition to keeping warm air inside while minimizing drafts. Well, Masters Services found a way to combine that functionality and craftsmanship with stylish elegance in their own unique fabrication. You see, the Masters Services steel and tempered glass panels are interchangeable. Unlike anything sold today, these door panels can be switched out for a new design as often as a homeowner would like. In addition, these doors can be made to fit almost any fireplace opening including masonry and prefabricated firebox fronts.
Masters Services also sells realistic and best burning gas logs on the market to provide a safe, beautiful fire in your home in Richardson, TX.
Masters Services Provides Additional Important Services to Keep a Home Safe
Masters Services performs dryer vent cleaning and air duct cleaning, important services necessary for every residential and commercial location in Richardson, TX. A dryer vent cleaning can help eliminate fire hazards and improve drying time, thereby saving on energy costs.
Why is air duct cleaning important? There can be a ton of dirt hiding in your air ducts, buildup from daily HVAC use. A thorough air duct cleaning helps keep your heating and cooling system running efficiently and blowing fresher air. Air ducts continually circulate dust, dirt, animal dander and hair, pollen, pathogens, and more. Masters Services recommends cleaning dryer vents and air ducts annually so you can breathe cleaner air inside of your Dallas County home.
Now is an Ideal Time to Schedule Your Expert Masonry and Chimney Repair Services
Do you need chimney masonry repair, chimney cleaning, dryer vent cleaning or air duct cleaning service in Dallas County? Masters Services is a team of professional masonry contractors who can help. For more than 23 years, Masters Services has been handling masonry Richardson and is standing by to take care of all of your chimney repair and chimney cleaning requirements.
To schedule masonry repair, chimney camera inspection, chimney sweep, wildlife removal or dryer vent or air duct cleaning, call 972-877-4650 or visit https://mastersservices.com/ today. The compassionate Masters Services team will be happy to answer any and all questions you have about masonry services in addition to helping you order custom fireplace doors, a fabricated chimney cap, or fireplace logs in Dallas County.
Some information about Richardson, TX
Richardson is a city in Dallas and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2019 American Community Survey, the city had a total population of 121,323. Richardson is an inner suburb of Dallas. It is home to the University of Texas at Dallas and the Telecom Corridor, with a high concentration of telecommunications companies. More than 5,000 businesses have operations within Richardson’s 28 square miles (73 km2), including many of the world’s largest telecommunications and networking companies, such as AT&T, Verizon, Cisco Systems, Samsung, ZTE, MetroPCS, Texas Instruments, Qorvo, and Fujitsu. Richardson’s largest employment base is provided by the insurance industry, with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’s headquarters, a regional hub for GEICO, regional offices for United Healthcare, and one of State Farm Insurance’s three national regional hubs located in the community.
Settlers from Kentucky and Tennessee came to the Richardson area in the 1840s. Through the 1850s, the settlement was located around the present-day site of Richland College. After the Civil War a railroad was built northwest of the original settlement, shifting the village’s center closer to the railroad. Richardson was chartered in 1873, and the town was named after the secretary of the Houston & Texas Central Railroad, Alfred S. Richardson.
In 1908, the Texas Electric Railway, an electric railway known as the Interurban, connected Richardson to Denison, Waco, Corsicana and Dallas. In 1910 the population was approximately 600. A red brick schoolhouse was built in 1914 and is now the administrative office for the Richardson Independent School District. In 1924 the Red Brick Road, the present-day Greenville Avenue, was completed. The completion of the road brought increased traffic, population and property values. The town incorporated and elected a mayor in 1925. In 1940 the population was approximately 740.
After World War II the city experienced major increases in population, which stood at approximately 1,300 by 1950. Throughout the 1950s the city continued to see growth including the opening of the Collins Radio Richardson office, Central Expressway, a police department, shopping centers, and many homes. Texas Instruments opened its offices in Dallas on the southern border of Richardson in 1956. This was followed by significant gains in land values, population, and economic status. In the 1960s Richardson experienced additional growth including several new parks, facilities, and the creation of the University of Texas at Dallas within the city limits. By 1972 the population was approximately 56,000. Residential growth continued through the 1970s and slowed in the 1980s. Commercial development increased throughout the 1980s. Richardson had a population of 74,840 according to the 1990 census. Population increases throughout the 1990s were primarily from development of the northeast part of the city. The city of Buckingham, after being completely surrounded by Richardson, was annexed into the city in 1996.
Richardson had a population of 91,802 as of the 2000 census. By 2002 Richardson had four Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) light rail stations and had built the and the adjacent Galatyn Park urban center, which has a 2-acre public pedestrian plaza, a luxury hotel, and mixed-use development. Richardson was a ‘dry city’ with no alcohol sales until November 2006, when the local option election passed to allow the sale of beer and wine in grocery and convenience stores. In the fall of 2008 Peter Perfect, a television show, came to Richardson. The business-makeover show remodeled SpiritWear, an apparel and embroidery store in the city’s historic downtown area. The episode first aired on January 22, 2009. It was the first episode of the series to be filmed outside of California.
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Here are some masonry-related associations:
- The International Masonry Institute
- Mason Contractors Association of America
- The Masonry Institute
- The Masonry Society
- National Concrete Masonry Association