At Vic Art Masonry, we know every basement foundation problem where water or leaks are involved is not necessarily a $20,000 repair and rebuild. Sometimes minor improvements to downspouts and basement windows can prevent an expensive repair in the future. Various basement foundation repair projects we have worked on recently show the breadth of the
At Vic Art Masonry, we recognize the high rate of accidents and injuries when working with heavy stone. Building stone basements, repairing stone chimneys high in the air, bracing basement walls and repeatedly bending lifting heavy bricks and concrete masonry units are all dangerous and can lead to injury from accidents and repetitive muscle stress.
VicArt Masonry recently crafted a custom walkway and front porch landing for a Columbus attorney at his Worthington home. The front porch included a unique stone in the shape of the state of Ohio. The original porch and walkway were laid on a concrete slab that was deteriorating because of water drainage that was damaging
Choosing the licensed home improvement contractor Central Ohio that’s right for your project isn’t easy. For complex renovations and additions, and for new builds with character and authenticity you want a team that has seen it all. With regard to renovations, you need to hire contractors who will be able to adjust when they get
When restoring masonry on historic properties, it was long a standard that harder mortars with higher cement content were better. We’ve since learned that these mortars harm historic buildings. At Vic Art Masonry, we make it our business to determine the proper solution for each application. We have studied mortar options, and we are trained
The man who made the bottom of one of the Northmoor stone pillars disappear last week while the top stone remained in place is a mason, not a magician. James Cox, the owner of Vic Art Masonry, is working on a major restoration project for the two structures that have marked the entrance to the
Check out Vic Art Masonry’s Restorations and Home Additions Here are just a few examples of the work we’ve been doing the past couple months. We’re very proud of the quality and craftsmanship in these projects from restorations to home additions.
The VicArt Masonry team has achieved a 5-star rating for 2013, earning it the Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award! Only businesses that achieve an annual 5-star rating from Talk of the Town are eligible for the award. This score is based on all available resources including consumer-review websites and blogs, social networks, business-rating services and
Do you live in Central Ohio and have issues with your basement walls bowing inward and cracking? It’s a common problem in many neighborhoods in the Columbus, Ohio, area, where the water table is high and ground water pushes against the basement walls and the foundation of the home. Previously, this problem was treated by
We were hired by a customer who wanted a new look for an existing fireplace. The fireplace had been brick, but there was another fireplace in the home that had a stone facade and chimney. The owner wanted the secondary fireplace to match the striking look of the stone fireplace. We used thin pieces of