Chicago and Area

Masonry & General Contractors

Our  goal is to provide quality masonry and construction services for residential and commercial customers in Chicagoland.

Call today for your consultation and free estimate.

E&B provides exceptional quality masonry construction services to Chicago and Chicagoland area.
Serving all commercial, Home Owner Associations  (HOA), three flats or residential clients, offering a highly skilled crew of experienced craftsmen.

Builders have used stone to construct the most impressive and long lasting structures for centuries. Increasingly popular and recognized as environmentally-friendly building materials, stone offer limitless design options that are both practical and visually appealing. E&B can construct your project idea from scratch, or provide reliable repair and maintenance for all stonework including waterproofing, acid washing, repointing and any customized masonry repair work.


Masonry Construction
Masonry Repair 

Fireplaces and Surrounds
Pillars, Columns, and Arches

Stone and Brick Pointing
Basement Wall Resurfacing 

Retaining wall – Installation and Repair Driveway Entrance Walls

Historic Masonry Restoration
Masonry Maintenance

Repointing & Tucking
Exterior and Interior Finishes
Mortar Matching

Are you in need of masonry repairs?

Exterior brick is constantly exposed to elements that can damage and degrade it. Not only is crumbling and deteriorating brick taking value from your property, but it is danger for anyone in the area. Loose brick can easily break free from a structure and potentially injure passersby or damage a vehicle. If you’re in need of brick repair services, call us today and we can to put together a repair plan.

man on ladder brick work


Decks and Patios
Garden Walkways 

Sidewalks and Driveways
Retaining Wall Constructions

Concrete Restoration
Basement Wall Resurfacing 

front porch


Flue Repair
Weather Damage

Brick tucking and pointing
Chimney blockage and creosote buildup

Chimney cap and crown
Firebox Damage 

4 Signs you need your chimney repaired.

Just like every other part of your home, the simple reality is that over time, your chimney may need repair work to keep it functional and your home safe. The following four points are signs that your chimney may be in need of repair:

Visible Mortar Damage: Rain, ice, snow and cold temperatures can take a massive toll on the mortar that holds the bricks of your chimney together. One quick and easy way of identifying if your chimney is damaged with gaps, cracks and holes in the mortar is to use some binoculars and have a quick look. If you notice that there is some damage then give us a call today. 

White Staining: Also known as efflorescence, white staining on your chimney can indicate that your home has a moisture problem. The color occurs when water brings natural salts in the mortar and bricks to the surface where they remain after the water evaporates. This moisture is usually the result of a damaged chimney crown or a missing chimney cap.

Firebox Damage: If your chimney is not at its best then it may be because there is firebox damage. The fact is that the firebox inside your fireplace is constructed using different bricks and mortar than the rest of your fireplace to ensure sufficient insulation. Unfortunately, these delicate materials are susceptible to water damage.

Weird Smells: A very easy way of identifying that your chimney may be in trouble is if a weird smell starts coming from it. This usually shows that your chimney’s liner needs to be replaced. The chimney liner is meant to draw fumes from the fireplace to the outside and if this is the case, then you need to call us today.

fireplace chimney

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