Brick masons, block masons, and stonemasons work in closely related trades creating attractive, durable surfaces and structures. The work varies in complexity, from laying a simple masonry walkway to installing an ornate exterior on a high-rise building. Brick masons and block masons—who often are called simply bricklayers—build and repair walls, floors, partitions, fireplaces, chimneys, and other structures with brick, precast masonry panels, concrete block, and other masonry materials. Some brick masons specialize in installing firebrick linings in industrial furnaces. Stonemasons build stone walls, as well as set stone exteriors and floors. They work with two types of stone—natural cut stone, such as marble, granite, and limestone; and artificial stone made from concrete, marble chips, or other masonry materials. Stonemasons usually work on nonresidential structures, such as houses of worship, hotels, and office buildings, but they also work on residences. When building a structure, brick masons use 1 of 2 methods, either the corner lead or the corner pole. Using the corner lead method, they begin by constructing a pyramid of bricks at each corner—called a lead. After the corner leads are complete, less experienced brick masons fill in the wall between the corners using a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick. Due to the precision needed, corner leads are time-consuming to erect and require the skills of experienced bricklayers. Because of the expense associated with building corner leads, some brick masons use corner poles, also called masonry guides, that enable them to build an entire wall at the same time. They fasten the corner poles (posts) in a plumb position to define the wall line and stretch a line between them. This line serves as a guide for each course of brick. Brick masons then spread a bed of mortar (a cement, lime, sand, and water mixture) with a trowel (a flat, bladed metal tool with a handle), place the brick on the mortar bed, and press and tap the brick into place. Depending on blueprint specifications, brick masons either cut bricks with a hammer and chisel or saw them to fit around windows, doors, and other openings. Mortar joints are then finished with jointing tools for a sealed, neat, uniform appearance. Although brick masons typically use steel supports, or lintels, at window and door openings, they sometimes build brick arches, which support and enhance the beauty of the brickwork. Stonemasons often work from a set of drawings, in which each stone has been numbered for identification. Helpers may locate and carry these pre numbered stones to the masons. A derrick operator using a hoist may be needed to lift large stone pieces into place. When building a stone wall, masons set the first course of stones into a shallow bed of mortar. They then align the stones with wedges, plumb lines, and levels, and work them into position with a hard rubber mallet. Masons continue to build the wall by alternating layers of mortar and courses of stone. As the work progresses, masons remove the wedges, fill the joints between stones, and use a pointed metal tool, called a tuck pointer, to smooth the mortar to an attractive finish. To hold large stones in place, stonemasons attach brackets to the stone and weld or bolt these brackets to anchors in the wall. Finally, masons wash the stone with a cleansing solution to remove stains and dry mortar. When setting stone floors, which often consist of large and heavy pieces of stone, masons first use a trowel to spread a layer of damp mortar over the surface to be covered. Using crowbars and hard rubber mallets for aligning and leveling, they then set the stone in the mortar bed. To finish, workers fill the joints and clean the stone slabs. Masons use a special hammer and chisel to cut stone. They cut stone along the grain to make various shapes and sizes, and valuable pieces often are cut with a saw that has a diamond blade. Some masons specialize in setting marble, which, in many respects, is similar to setting large pieces of stone. Brickmasons and stonemasons also repair imperfections and cracks, and replace broken or missing masonry units in walls and floors

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WAKE COUNTY
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CUMBERLAND COUNTY

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Harnett County

Providing Services Anderson Creek NC★ Angier NC★ Barbecue NC★ Barclaysville NC★ Boone Trail NC★ Buies Creek NC★ Bunnlevel NC★ Cape Fear NC★ Chalybeate Springs NC★ Coats NC★ Cokesbury NC★ Duncan NC★ Dunn NC★ Erwin NC★ Fonville NC★ Hairtown NC★ Harnett NC★ Johnsonville NC★ Kipling NC★ Lakeside Village NC★ Lillington NC★ Luart NC★ Mamers NC★ Norrington Crossroads NC★ Olivia NC★ Overhills NC★ Pineview NC★ Rawls NC★ Ryes NC★ Seminole NC★ Senter NC★ Shawtown NC★ Spout Springs NC★ Turlington NC★ Twin Lakes NC★ Walkertown NC★ 

Chatham County

Providing Services Asbury NC★ Bear Creek NC★ Bells NC★ Bennett NC★ Bonlee NC★ Brickhaven NC★ Bynum NC★ Carbonton NC★ Corinth NC★ Crutchfield Crossroads NC★ Farmville NC★ Farrington NC★ Fearrington NC★ Fearrington Village NC★ Goldston NC★ Griffins Crossroads NC★ Gulf NC★ Gum Springs NC★ Harpers Crossroads NC★ Haywood NC★ Merry Oaks NC★ Moncure NC★ Mount Vernon Springs NC★ Pittsboro NC★ Seaforth NC★ Siler City NC★ Silk Hope NC★ Terrells NC★ Wilsonville NC★  

Lee County

Providing Services Blacknel NC★ Broadway NC★ Colon NC★ Cool Springs NC★ Cumnock NC★ Jonesboro Heights NC★ Lemon Springs NC★ Murchisontown NC★ Northview NC★ Osgood NC★ Quail Ridge NC★ Rosser NC★ Sanford NC★ Swann NC★ Tramway NC★ White Hill NC★ 

Moore County

Providing Services Aberdeen NC★ Addor NC★ Cameron NC★ Carthage NC★ Dover NC★ Eagle Springs NC★ Eastwood NC★ Edgewood Terrace NC★ Elberta NC★ Foxfire NC★ Garners Store NC★ Garren Hill NC★ Glendon NC★ Harris NC★ Haw Branch NC★ Hill Crest NC★ Hog Island NC★ Jackson Hamlet NC★ Jackson Springs NC★ Jugtown NC★ Knollwood NC★ Lakeview NC★ Lincoln Park NC★ Lobelia NC★ Manly NC★ McConnell NC★ Midtown NC★ Monroetown NC★ Mount Pleasant NC★ Murdocksville NC★ Narrow Ridge NC★ Niagara NC★ Parkwood NC★ Pine Hill NC★ Pinebluff NC★ Pinehurst NC★ Pleasantville NC★ Putnam NC★ Robbins NC★ Roseland NC★ Samarcand NC★ Seven Lakes NC★ Silver Springs NC★ Southern Pines NC★ Spies NC★ Taylortown NC★ Thomas Crossroads NC★ Vass NC★ West End NC★ West Philadelphia NC★ Westmore NC★ Whispering Pines NC★ Zion Grove NC★

Johnston County

Providing Services Bagley NC★ Benson NC★ Beulahtown NC★ Blackmon Crossroads NC★ Brogden NC★ Clayton NC★ Coats Crossroads NC★ Creeches Mill NC★ Crockers Nub NC★ Crumplers Crossroads NC★ Dixie Crossroads NC★ Earpsboro NC★ Edmondson NC★ Emit NC★ Flowers NC★ Four Oaks NC★ Glenwood Crossroads NC★ Hardee Cross Roads NC★ Hares Crossroads NC★ Harper NC★ Heflin NC★ Hickory Crossroads NC★ Hocutts Crossroads NC★ Johnson Crossroads NC★ Jordan NC★ Kenly NC★ Lees Mill NC★ Lowell Mill NC★ McGee Crossroads NC★ McGee Mill NC★ McKoy NC★ Micro NC★ Moores Chapel NC★ Moores Crossroads NC★ Oak Forest NC★ Oak Grove Inn NC★ Ogburn Crossroads NC★ Oliver NC★ Overshot NC★ Peacocks Crossroads NC★ Pine Level NC★ Powhatan NC★ Princeton NC★ Radford Crossroads NC★ Rains Crossroads NC★ Selma NC★ Smithfield NC★ Spilona NC★ Stancils Chapel NC★ Strickland Crossroads NC★ West Smithfield NC★ Whitley Heights NC★ Willow Springs NC★ Wilsons Mills NC★ Woods Crossroads NC★