Stucco is important for protecting inside structures. If stucco fails and breaks down, you could be susceptible to further damage, creating a greater problem. Many stucco systems fail due to improper installation and use of materials, especially in prefabricated(modern), wood-framed buildings and chimneys.
Bucks County Magazine featured Jon in its fall 2014 "Close Up" section highlighting his award winning masonry heater.
This building is being restored using historical applications.
A stainless steel multi-flue cap, cast inplace crown wash, and proper stucco repair will offer this chimney a long lasting life.
When Mobilizing sites, the mason must be able to reach all surfaces to be worked on effectively, and safely.
Home and Hearth Masonry was awarded 1st Place in designing and building a masonry heater with a bake oven and heated benches.
Jon's personal favorite style of work is a detailed, dated style. He takes great pride not only in his work, but bringing new life to a previous mason's work.
Owner and Mason, Jon Madle sitting in front of a historic bee hive oven.
Stuccoing the masonry heater
An old plaster wall stripped down to mud and stone.