At Thompson Crowley Masonry our specialty is foundation restoration. What does that mean to a property owner ? It means when calling Thompson Crowley Masonry you're getting a fully licensed, insured and experienced third generation mason contractor. Our family started working in masonry in the Boston area in 1964. Since the 1960's our family has one specialty beyond being professionally trained brick and stone masons. We were and are today trained in European white washing and the different uses of lime mortar. Our grandfather learned first hand in Ireland and England the uses of lime mortar and foundation restoration. Why is that important? Being trained in the uses of lime mortar is important because all stone foundations from the 1600's to 1900's used lime mortar for building and coating interior walls. Lime mortar restoration training is is not currently available it can only be acquired first hand.
As a young children we white washed with lime and mixed lime sand and cement variations for our uncles, father and grandfather. We learned first hand how to treat and repair aged lime. Over time we were trained at brick laying, stone setting, mortar repairs and basement sealant. Over the decades our company has repaired thousands of stone foundations in the Boston, Brookline, Milton area with complete interior pointing and sealant.
We have had the privilege to work on homes from Colonial Americas first period the 1600' and early 1700's. We also work on all aspect of stone foundations from 1800's and early 1900's.
We offer complete interior foundation repairs and restoration. We restore old aged foundations with crumbling walls to dry secure structures. This is accomplished by removal of all aged failing mortar, rehydrating existing mortar. Full repointing of all masonry joints. Setting of loose stones or bricks. Lime mortar repairs and coatings. Upon completion of all masonry repairs we apply white wash coatings. Foundation sealant or White washing. Today in modern times white washing consist of lime based materials and different levels of fortification for waterproofing and project goals. Interior and exterior foundation repairs available.
For three generations our family has worked in Boston area masonry. We have priced thousands of jobs, written thousands of estimates and contracts. We have implemented thousand of contracts to job completion. We have gained knowledge of materials, manufactures and suppliers and maintained good working relationships with suppliers and customers. Our company maintains Massachusetts CSL Masonry license, HIC Registration, Workmans Compensation and liability insurance.
We have recently completed a full foundation restoration in Brookline, Massachusetts. With the 2022 industry supply shortage in certain materials we were able to rely on strong customer relations with our Brighton, Allston, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury neighborhood suppliers. We are proud to offer continuous foundation restoration services with same great rates.
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