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Dry-stacking fieldstone is a difficult method of building with stone. When done properly, the results are worth the extra effort. Built in the late 1700s, the stately, Colonial-style home is a handsome part of the historic streetscape for drivers passing through the village area of Yarmouth, Maine. But walking around the side of the house reveals a disturbing view from modern times in Alexander City.

Western Waterproofing
(205) 664-0424
105 39th St N
Birmingham, AL
 
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(251) 665-1337
4651 Halls Mill Rd
Mobile, AL
 
Mas-Co Construction Co Inc
(251) 649-5381
7347 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL
 
Artisan Masonry Corp
(256) 746-8130
488 Shields Rd
Huntsville, AL
 
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(205) 939-3223
1019 18th St S
Birmingham, AL
 
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(251) 633-6266
3552 Creek Mill Cir
Mobile, AL
 
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(334) 797-6120
835 NOBLES ROAD
COTTONWOOD, AL
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Structural Masonry
(251) 452-1117
4003 Saint Stephens Rd
Mobile, AL
 
Ambroz Masonry Inc
(256) 337-9767
100 9th St Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
Mc Matrix
(205) 874-6171
4513 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL
 

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Dry-stacking fieldstone is a difficult method of building with stone. When done properly, the results are worth the extra effort.

Built in the late 1700s, the stately, Colonial-style home is a handsome part of the historic streetscape for drivers passing through the village area of Yarmouth, Maine. But walking around the side of the house reveals a disturbing view from modern times: The corner board is peeled back from the house, uncovering a rotting sill and loose clapboards. A siding problem? Not initially. When George Libby got on the scene, he saw a roof with no gutters and foundation backfill that was sloping toward the house. Over time, rain water cascading over the eaves had seeped underground and undermined the fieldstone foundation. Now the granite slabs that had supported the back corner of the house for more than 200 years were leaning out, slowly bringing the wood framing with them. Libby, an expert mason with G.M. Libby Fri, 01 Nov 2002 00:00:00 Tux Turkel Lumber's New Life http://www.smart-homeowner.com/node/9137 Click here to read article from Smart-Homeowner.com