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How much does a Stonemason cost?

How much does a Stonemason cost? September 4, 2023 When hiring a stonemason in Glasgow, it is important to consider the cost associated with their services. The cost of hiring a stonemason can vary depending on various factors. To determine the cost, it is essential to understand the different aspects that affect the pricing. To [...]

Are we losing the art of the craft?

Are we losing the art of the craft? April 18, 2023 Scotland is known for its stunning landscapes and beautiful architecture, which is highly appreciated by tourists from around the world. The country is home to some of the most iconic and impressive architectural structures in the world, and stonemasonry has been a significant part [...]

2022- A year to remember!

2022- A year to remember! November 29, 2022 Our Year in Review. And just like that, another calendar year at Stratum Masonry has ended and what an exciting twelve months it has been… Where to start? We are thrilled to share that we have recruited several talented individuals to our growing team. All our new [...]

Blink and You’ve Missed It!

Blink and You’ve Missed It! January 17, 2022 I’m not exactly sure where this year has gone, but when I think back on everything that we have accomplished, then I’m amazed that we managed to fit it all in! The year started slowly, not because we didn’t have the work to do, but we found [...]

If They Could See Us Now 

If They Could See Us Now  June 7, 2021 It has been more than a year since my last blog and who could have predicted the changes in our world and lifestyle. I could hark on about Covid-19 and its impact on our business and lives, but let’s face it, we are all riding the [...]

Survey Service

Survey Service December 11, 2019 Stonemasonry survey service, what we do... Here at Stratum Masonry, we are constantly reviewing our processes in an effort to ensure that we are always providing the best service to our customers It’s easy when we are doing surveys on a weekly basis, to forget that sometimes a customer may [...]

The Importance Of Fixings In Masonry Construction

The Importance Of Fixings In Masonry Construction November 22, 2019 This week, we are talking about fixings in masonry. We know (or hope!) all the stonemasons out there will know the following information, but we are also very aware that our customers don’t. We write these blogs in an effort to explain the craft of [...]

Stone Versus Brick

Stone Versus Brick November 7, 2019 WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STONE AND BRICK? Or, more to the point, did you even know that there was one? HANDS UP, until a few months ago, I didn’t. It should be noted at this point that it’s me, May (Office Manager) writing this piece and not our Managing [...]

Lime

Lime October 28, 2019 I always think of margaritas! BUT we are, of course, talking about the mineral, not the tequila-based cocktail! So here’s the lowdown on lime;Lime Mortar - composed of lime and an aggregate, mixed with water.   But did you know?.... It was first used by the Ancient Egyptians who used lime [...]