DIRTCO Construction of Austin, Texas
Custom interior masonry work on two fireplaces.

Any masonry project begins with selecting the right materials. DIRTCO's skilled craftsmen go right to the quarry to identify and prepare raw stone appropriate for the project.

DIRTCO mason selects the correct stone
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sizing the stone
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a DIRTCO mason at the quarry
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At the job site, DIRTCO takes great care to minimize the dust and debris that goes along with any stone work. For a natural look, power tools only get you so far. It takes the keen eye and steady hand of a true masonry expert to make the final hand cuts.
a clean work site
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a true masonry expert makes the final cuts by hand
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Our crews are diligent about keeping the owners property clean and safe. Tools and raw materials are stored in a way that causes the least inconvenience to the client and reduces the impact on existing grounds.
routine cleanup of the job site
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Properly preparing the work area makes the finished masonry work more attractive and last longer. The placement of the fireplace in this home makes it the focal point of the room. By mixing stone patterns, adding a stone mantle and an arch to the fireplace opening, DIRTCO created an exquisite new look .
proper preparation of the site
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mixing patterns for effect
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placement of utilities
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the first courses of stone
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With all the utilities in place and the walls properly prepared the first courses of stone are set in place and the fireplace takes shape. Throughout the project our crews are considerate and respect the client's time and space.
carefully set arches
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beautiful symmetry
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Arches matching the fireplace top each alcove to add symmetry to the random background stonework. Recessed lights will a provide soft glow against the light sandstone.
recessed lighting
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the focal point of the room
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The finished stonework brings a warmth to the room that was lacking with the original sheetrock construction. When decorated, guests will be drawn to this cozy area.


When you are considering an upgrade to your kitchens and baths you should consider the luxurious look of custom sinks, countertops and tile from designer
Eric Billig Works. The variety styles that can be incorporated are durable and unique.

 

The homeowner also had DIRTCO apply this same masonry style to a more private area of the house with stunning results.

a two sided fireplace
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DIRTCO matches the second fireplace
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proper preparation
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the finished stone work
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A small two sided fireplace adds a relaxing element to the bedroom and bath. Soaking in a warm tub of bubbles, with a glass of wine, by the elegent fireplace is the perfect way to unwind at the end of the day.
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