Masonry Restoration & Waterproofing NJ

Repairs - Masonry, Carpentry & Metal Trim — New Jersey


Restoration work often involves repairs to the bricks or stones of the facade, cornices, parapets, piers, pinnacles and other architectural features.  Most repairs are required due to damage caused by water and ice.

Masonry Repairs

Visakay Associates are contractors performing evaluation, restoration and repairs of masonry structures in Northern New Jersey.  We typically evaluate your building's existing condition and recommend appropriate remedial repairs.

Danger Signs

Certain symptoms can indicate defects in the building and point towards needed masonry repairs.  These include:

EXTERIOR

  • Efflorescence (salt deposits)
  • Cracked or washed-out mortar joints
  • Spalling (disintegrating) brick, stone, etc.
  • Cast Stone Repairs
  • Structural cracks
  • Deteriorating roof-sides or parapets
  • Peeling paint
  • Constantly wet walls (especially parapets)
  • Heavy soiling of masonry
  • Defective window caulking
  • Displaced and clogged drains
     

INTERIOR

  • Blooming plaster (blistering and flaking) above and around windows (also, ceiling near outside walls)
  • Peeling paint
  • Streaks on inside of windows

BEFORE

AFTER


Over the years we have contracted with Visakay for tuckpointing our brickwork, restoration of damaged terraces, power washing and sealing of parapet walls and brickwork, concrete sidewalk repairs, capping of coping stones, etc., etc. Visakay Associates is always willing to handle any of our needs. Their work is absolutely first rate, none better... completed on time, on budget, as described, neatly and professionally. Karl Miller, Building Manager - Park Place Condominium

Efflorescence

Washed Out Mortar

Spalling

Structural Cracks

Peeling Paint

Defective Window Calking