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Do you need a mason to build walls or lay tiles? Bricks are a popular and versatile building material. With the right technology and materials, all the walls of your home can look stylish and increase its value. A skilled mason will help you quickly and professionally build what you need so that your construction looks great, lasts a long time and is safe.Wilio will help you find experienced masons who are ready to embark on your project immediately.
1. Turnover price offers
Don't waste time looking for offers from different companies. Enter an inquiry and you will soon start receiving offers from skilled masons in your area.
2. Do not exceed your budget
Prices for construction work can be really different. However, with Wilio you can easily compare several offers and choose the one that suits your budget and type of construction.
3. Find the best masons
Hire the best rated bricklayers in your area, you will get quality work that will last a lifetime of real estate.
Frequently asked Questions
What skills does a mason have?
The mason uses bricks, concrete blocks, or natural stones to build and repair structures such as walls, sidewalks, fences, and chimneys. Masons also help with troweling, plastering or cladding buildings and roof structures. They can also rebuild or renovate existing structures, add partitions, or cut holes in masonry walls, ceilings and floors.
What tips do masons do?
The mason works with building materials, such as bricks, blocks, tiles and concrete blocks, for the construction of house structures, perimeter walls, partitions, foundation slabs, reinforced concrete wreaths, ceilings, superstructures, garages, masonry fences, sidewalks or driveways. projects include the construction of walls for houses, the laying of tiles on sidewalks, the construction of retaining walls of buildings, or even brick fireplaces. Mason can work on new residential buildings, commercial buildings and renovations.
Should I supply bricks and tools, or will a bricklayer bring his own?
The mason will usually bring all the necessary tools and equipment, but you must pay or supply the bricks and other building materials after consulting your mason. Always make sure you have enough of all the necessary material. It is best to agree on what materials will need to be purchased before confirming the price offer for masonry work.
How much does a mason cost?
The price of the work will depend on the duration of the project, the selected construction process and the materials used. Larger buildings will require more material and therefore time and work. It also depends on the types of work that will need to be performed and whether the work is valued according to the footage or the performance as a whole. The price can also be affected by the need for pre-preparation work, whether the mason is nearby or must come from a greater distance.
How long does masonry last?
It depends on the type of masonry work that needs to be done, the amount of preparatory work needed and how many meters you will need to brick. On average, a bricklayer can lay 280 to 500 bricks a day. Smaller jobs can be done in a few hours, while larger projects such as building a house can take several weeks.
How do I find a good mason?
On Wilio you will easily find a clever and willing master mason from your area. Just enter a request, answer a few questions about what will be bricked and wait for offers from experienced masons.
What common projects can a mason help me with?
One of the most common tasks that a mason can help with is building or repairing masonry walls in the interior or exterior of a house. The mason will advise you on how to choose the right materials and ensure that the wall is firm, straight and has an aesthetic appearance. The mason will use a trowel to apply mortar to the bottom and side of each brick, tap the brick to remove any air bubbles from the mortar, and then place the brick and remove excess mortar with a trowel.
Pavements for driveways, terraces and sidewalks are affordable and easy to maintain. The mason begins with surface preparation. Preparatory excavation work, leveling the ground, laying the base material such as gravel, and then a mixture of sand and cement may be required. The mason then lays the tiles according to the chosen pattern and covers the excess mixture of sand and cement into cracks.
Retaining walls and brick fences
For elevated garden beds, a mason can build retaining walls, or he can pave sidewalks or brick a fence in the garden. It will use a similar procedure as for the construction of standard brick walls, but will work with materials that can withstand more demanding and exposed conditions.
Masonry of fireplaces and chimneys
Other minor masonry work includes the installation and repair of brick fireplaces and chimneys.
What types of masonry can I order?
- Brickwork of bricks and concrete blocks
- Construction of stone or brick walls, retaining walls, columns, decorative or functional structures
- Construction and repair of chimneys
- Repairs of damaged walls and replacement of damaged or crumbling bricks and masonry
- Building stone walls with or without mortar
- Casting of concrete columns, foundations, washers
- Cement repairs
- Plastering and troweling walls
- Waterproofing of concrete, block or stone foundations
- Installation of natural or artificial stone cladding
- Installation and reconstruction of decorative stone and architectural details, such as window sills, bay windows, etc.
- Installation of stone walkways, terraces, fireplaces, stairs
- Pouring concrete stairs and sidewalks
- Access roads made of concrete, gravel, tiles or stone