These This Old House videos showcase all of our masonry projects, how-tos, and designs.
Mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner remove his crumbling stone steps. Then, he tours a factory to learn how precast concrete steps are made and helps install a set at the homeowner’s house.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough visits Milwaukee to teach a homeowner how to repoint brick
Mason Mark McCullough teaches host Kevin O’Connor about the different brick patterns homeowners can choose for their walls or walkways.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough tests out different tools that collect silica dust more efficiently
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough explains the history and function of Colonial-era beehive ovens and then restores one in a house built in 1750.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook demonstrates how to get the right-shaped stones for hardscaping projects using a variety of tools.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook upgrades an old brick with bluestone slabs
Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor explains the differences between three popular masonry materials
Escape the rock and the hard place with our most-watched YouTube video of all time
Mason Mark McCullough teaches us everything we need to know about sealing, protecting, and beautifying masonry surfaces.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough demonstrates a way to whitewash brick with masonry materials
We show you how to fill a hole in a brick wall with mortar, matching bricks, and tools you can rent.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook explains masonry materials and then shows how to pour a concrete slab
Fixing a fractured foundation with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a dry well for a homeowner with drainage issues in his backyard.
Ask This Old House Mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner identify the culprit behind her cracking, front brick steps, and then repoints them using the correct material.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough tells us the story of how he got started in the trade he loves.
Trowel concrete resurfacer over your worn walkway, and you'll have a brand new, durable surface with uniform color. Before you get started, check out this how-to video on working with concrete.
Ever wondered how exactly bricks are made? From ingredients to color, mason Mark McCullough explains how bricks are made and what makes them unique.
Replacing crumbling, missing mortar with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva saves a crumbling mortared-rock foundation wall
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough explains how to match mortar for repointing jobs
Ask This Old House Mason Mark McCullough explains how stone edges are cut to fit into a wall and how to integrate those cuts seamlessly with the rest of the stone wall.
Stack cast-concrete blocks in a tiered pattern to give your curb appeal a hefty boost
Roger Cook, landscape contractor, visits a stone yard that makes prefabricated stone walls at their facility before installing them on-site.
Turn smooth, flat stones into a whimsical outdoor accent of your own design.
In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to make beautiful, long-lasting steps from giant stone slabs
Overhaul your boring concrete porch with bluestone and natural-stone veneers