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Welcome to the Omega Masonry blog. Omega is a brick and mortar contractor and expert stone mason offering a wide range of services including Mailbox Repair, Stucco Mailbox Repairs, Brick Mailbox Repair, Outdoor Fireplace & Fire Pits, Outdoor Grills & BBQ Pits, Built in Grills & Outdoor Kitchen, Brick Masonry, Stone Masonry, Retaining Wall Repair, Chimney Repair, Hardscapes Design, Stone Landscape Borders, Stone & Brick Patios, Stucco Work & Repairs, more.

From our Plano corporate headquarters we service the entire Dallas Forth Worth area including McKinney, Frisco, Prosper, Allen, Carrollton, The Colony, Addison, Rockwall, Richardson, Arlington, Little Elm, Rowlett, Murphy, Lucas, Parker, Wylie, Fairview, Lewisville, Anna, Coppell, Flower Mound, Celina Little Elm, Irving, Princeton, Highland Village, Melissa, Mesquite, Balch Springs, Preston Hollow, Allen, Las Colinas, Highland Park, Frisco, Collin County, Denton County, Dallas County, Rockwall County, and Tarrant County. Unlike many local contractors we are a true A to Z company offering emergency service, repairs, build, design and restoration. If you want the best for you home, don’t settle for less, call the expert stone masons of Omega Masonry!

Stucco Repair Tips and Tricks

Stucco repair is a job that’s best performed by masonry experts. Stucco damage may be caused by a lot of things, and the most common issues that homeowners have to deal with are cracks, holes, and discoloration. Every problem is different from the others so not all repair tips and tricks are always applicable. Stucco is the most preferred finishing for walls and siding because of its durability and insulation benefits. Stucco is [...]

How to Hire the Best Stucco Repair Contractor

Whenever you need stucco repair work done, you don’t just call any handyman for the job. You also don’t have to resort to using the DIY stucco repair kits from hardware stores, especially if you’re not the home improvement savvy type of a person. What you should do instead is find stucco repair contractors who can provide you with superior services at the best possible rate. Many homeowners request several quotes before hiring [...]

Should You Consider Stucco Repair a DIY Job?

Stucco repair is not exactly a do-it-yourself job. However, a lot of homeowners attempt to do away with it using the kits that are sold at hardware stores. But this is only possible if the damage is minimal. However, it is always best to call the professionals if there are underlying structural damage on the surface or if mold starts to proliferate. There are ways to determine if the stucco damage merits the [...]

What You Need to Know About Stucco Repair

There are many good reasons why homeowners prefer to install a stucco finish on their walls, as these finishes are extremely durable and can strengthen your home’s insulation. When installed right, they can last for many decades. Stucco repair is also generally affordable if it’s carried out before extreme damage occurs. The cost of installing stucco is worth it because aside from better installation, it also makes your home fire-resistant and soundproof. With [...]

Easy Steps to Stucco Repair

Did you know that stucco can last for a hundred years? That’s the maximum lifespan of stucco and it’s actually achievable if you have it installed in the right way. But even if stucco can last that long, it doesn’t mean you don’t have to do stucco repair every so often. The good news is that repairing damaged stucco walls is not too difficult. You even say that it’s a DIY job if [...]

Professional Tips and Tricks for Stucco Repair

Stucco must be one of the toughest finishing a home can have. When properly installed, it could last for several years, decades even. But if it isn’t applied right, then you might need to do stucco repair sooner than you expected. It’s always best to call the professionals when problems like these arise. But then, calling the professionals doesn’t mean you shouldn’t learn what you must about stucco repair. Stucco has long been [...]

Why Do You Need a Bricklayer?

Bricklaying is related to, but different from a stone mason. As the name suggests, bricklaying is a technique that involves the use of bricks to construct brickwork. This is also considered an ancient profession because it is a technique that has been used for many centuries. Like masons, a bricklayer is also a craftsman who goes to trade schools or serves apprenticeships in order to acquire this specialized skill. So why do you [...]

What does a Bricklayer do?

Bricklaying is a form of masonry, which refers to constructing or building something using individual units (such as bricks, concrete, mortar, cinderblocks, etc.). A bricklayer (“brickie” as they’re affectionately known in some parts of the world) is unique, because he or she is expected to do a bit more than simple bricklaying. The following are some examples of what a bricklayer will be expected to do on a regular basis: Repair and/or replace [...]

Finding a Good Bricklayer

In a field as competitive as the construction industry, one might find that it is not all too difficult to find a professional for the job. However, the challenge lies in finding, not only a competent specialist, but also in finding the right one for your particular need. Finding a good bricklayer might be challenging in that exact way, but there are a few sets of criteria that clients can consult when sifting [...]