RL Sanborn Masonry,
A Portland Maine masonry stairs contractor,
provides top quality:
All steps by RL Sanborn Masonry are built on site with the highest standards of
craftsmanship & attention to detail.
RL Sanborn Masonry steps and stairs are custom built, starting with excavation, a stone sub
base, a steel reinforced poured concrete footing and a steel reinforced poured concrete core
structure. The steps or stairs are then finished with brick veneer, stone veneer or concrete finish
There is a major difference between our solid core, steel reinforced steps and the common
concrete block structure steps.
By first appearance, block structure stairs, with veneer finishes, look about the same as solid
core, steel reinforced stairs. The difference is that block steps, set on sod then finished with
masonry veneer, simply will not last. The block will disintegrate rapidly, due to the moisture
sealed environment. As a result of settling, the mortar joints and veneers will begin to crack.
RL Sanborn Masonry builds solid core, steel reinforced steps that will withstand frost and
moisture. Solid core, steel reinforced steps last much longer because moisture does not
penetrate the central core structure. The steel reinforcement is installed, before the solid core
structure is poured. Steel reinforcement is what gives concrete strength and durability. Installing
a footing, prior to construction, is crucial to the longevity of the stairs.
Another benefit of solid core, steel reinforced steps is that they can be restored in the future at a
much lower cost than having to replace failed block structure steps. We know, because we
replace so many block structure steps.
RL Sanborn Masonry is prepared to earn your business with courteous professional steps
and stairs installation services. No dream is impossible.
If you are planning on a having masonry stairs & steps installed or need masonry steps
repaired or restored, you can count on our experience.
Request your custom masonry stairs estimate now! (click here)
or give us a call. (207)619-7473
The granite steps and brick walkway(left), installed by RL Sanborn masonry,
compliment this brick home beautifully.
The solid granite steps are set on a poured concrete, steel reinforced footing.
They are here to stay!
|Brick Veneer application
|brick step and landing installation
|granite accent Installation
Masonry construction, with superior
strength and longevity, is a wise
Masonry maintenance is required, as
with all construction types.
RL Sanborn Masonry
for all your masonry construction
projects, masonry restoration,
and masonry repair needs.
We know masonry.
We always strive for perfection.
What is masonry?
Masonry is the building
of structures from
individual units laid in
and bound together by
mortar. The common
materials of masonry
construction are brick,
stone such as marble,
block, glass block, and
tile. Masonry is
generally a highly
durable form of
the materials used, the
quality of the mortar and
workmanship, and the
pattern the units are put
in can strongly affect the
durability of the overall
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