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Omega Masonry Brick & Mortar Contractor Blog

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!

Choosing the Right Bricklayer

If you are embarking on your first major construction project, and you find yourself stymied at the thought of selecting a professional bricklayer without knowing much about the profession itself, there’s no need to be ashamed. It’s completely understandable, and you wouldn’t be the first person to have this dilemma, either. However, over time, and with increasing advancements in technology and its hand-in-hand association to advertising, it is becoming easier than ever to [...]

Bricklayer 101

A bricklayer is a specialist in the construction industry, and it is in the same category as masonry, which involves the modification, maintenance, and building of a structure from individual units. Recently, however, a bricklayer’s importance has increased to the point that the modern definition of a mason can be substituted with a bricklayer, as their duties have become one and the same. However, for the sake of emphasizing the specialist nature of [...]

Benefits of Hiring a Bricklayer

When building a house, or making renovations, or even constructing a patio for Sunday afternoon barbecues, it may be tempting to cut costs by disregarding the importance of a bricklayer. While doing so may result in lower overall costs for the project, the wealth of experience and expertise that a professional bricklayer can contribute to the success of the construction. Furthermore, a professional bricklayer will no doubt have the right qualifications, and the [...]

Why Should You Hire A Stone Masonry Contractor?

When building or renovating your property, there are many construction methods and styles to consider. This means that the contractor you hire will have a large impact on the outcome. Most people assume that there are only two types of contractors: residential and commercial. But actually, there are different skills and expertise within the construction industry with stone masonry being one of them. You may be wondering why you need a stone masonry [...]

When Do You Need Stone Masonry Repair?

While stone houses tend to be sturdy and long-standing, there are many natural factors that can damage it. From erosion, frost heave to gradual deterioration, all these can lead to major issues if not addressed, which is why it is important to get a professional to repair the damage. Consequently, the most common stone masonry repairs involve reconstructing damaged areas such as walls, floors, chimneys, patios, walkways, etc. as well as addressing water [...]

What Is Stone Masonry?

Stonemasons are craftsmen who work with stones to create homes, buildings and structures. They know how to manipulate, shape, polish and carve the stones into a specific design. This also includes stone features like the installation of retaining walls, chimneys, and patios. A stone masonry contractor is able to handle natural and manufactured stone to create different installations and even a home. Types of Stone Masonry There are two main classifications of stone [...]

How to find a good Stone Masonry Contractor

One of the first challenges you will encounter when building or renovating your home or property is finding a good contractor. It is not just about hiring an experienced contractor, but it is also about finding the right fit for you. This is especially true when it comes to stone masonry contractors because it is a specialization that not all contractors can do. In fact, stonemasons are considered both artists and workers due [...]

Common Stone Masonry Work

When you are looking to hire someone to build or renovate your home, majority of the time, you think about a contractor, architect, and/or carpenter. It is rare for people to say, “I need a stonemason.” This is because stonemasons are still an overlooked resource among homeowners. But in actuality, even the simplest stone feature can significantly enhance a space. Stone masonry can take on many forms, including installations that are mortared, slid [...]

Why is Cast Stone Repair Important?

One may not think about cast stone repair as an important home maintenance job. Unless you have elaborate ornaments and trimmings on your house exteriors or you have a decorative garden full of monuments and water features, then you may not have the need for this job. On the other hand, beautifully designed homes with impressive architectural detail and well-planned gardens do need it. And since it’s the aesthetic quality of your home [...]