Repairing masonry mortar in an historic home.

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Repairing Masonry Mortar in a Historic Home

This article is focused on masonry in home built before 1850.

Chances are, unless your historic house has been recently renovated, your masonry is looking a little wimpy. Every time I sweep my kitchen floor, I collect sand that sheds from my stone wall. It's amazing that the walls are still straight and the floors remain even. Even though I don't obsess about the state of my walls, having the mortar touched up is something I'm researching.

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