John Carroll University
When many of the structures on the campus of John Carroll University began to show the wear and tear of more than 77 years in the northern Ohio climate, there was no question that university officials would choose the time tested use of masonry restoration and repair to maintain the original beauty, character and design of many of their oldest campus buildings.
PROJECT TITLE: John Carroll Boiler House
PROJECT LOCATION: University Heights, OH
ARCHITECT: Carl Walker Restoration Consultants
MASON CONTRACTOR: M-A Building & Maintenance Company
SPEC MIX PRODUCTS USED:
– Custom Colored Portland Lime & Sand Mortar, 80lb bags
SPEC MIX MANUFACTURER: QUIKRETE Cleveland
Mason contractor M-A Building & Maintenance selected SPEC MIX custom colored portland-lime mortars from the QUIKRETE Cleveland facility. All cracked and distress brick were completely removed and replaced with new materials and deteriorated mortar joints were ground out, then tuckpointed using the custom colored SPEC MIX mortar to matched the original building perfectly.