For the 5th year Dotolo Brothers Masonry will be one of many exhibitors attending the 13th Annual Southern RI Home Show from February 28th – March 1st. It is an excellent time to get a head start on planning for that new patio, walkway, or that outdoor living space you always wanted. We will be […]
2013 “Awards of Excellence” by Unilock ~ Dotolo Brothers was recognized for excellence in workmanship in two distinct categories of Unilock’s annual award ceremony. It was “Best Permeable Application” and “Best Vertical Application”. It certainly was an honor to be selected as a finalist, only one of three, for all of New Engalnd in these categories. […]
BRICKWORK IN MYSTIC CT. ~ This chimney was rebuilt from the roof up using a Robinson Brick Co. brick called ‘ Cambridge’. What makes this brick a favorite of local masons are the bricks uniformity, color, and ease in installation. When complete the brick take on an elegant antiquated look that is very pleasing and you […]
CHARLESTOWN RI – THINSTONE OVERLAY OF DETERIORATING CHIMNEY. Most people may not realize if your chimney is showing signs of wear you could dress it up and correct problems by giving it a new skin ‘so-to-speak’. With the advent of thinstone products (material cut to 1 1/2” thick) you can go over the worn material without […]
“OLD WORLDSTONEWORK” with a ‘NEW’ World Twist ~ Nowadays everyone is cost conscious, doing more with less, saving money, or trying to find deals seems to be most peoples mantra ~ getting all that you want whatever the cost is the exception …… a bye-gone time. So when something comes along which allows you to […]
This front step & walkway was installed using the Stonemakes process with the design idea of simulating larger fieldstones & granite capped stairs. One nice feature using this technique is it’s ability to be colored to your choice…notice how the tones in the walk match nicely with the siding of the house…a concern that the […]
One of the advantages of the Stonemakers process is it can replicate nearly anything used in today’s hardscapes. The challenge presented on this particular job was the type of repair required and it’s the location (limited space along the backside of the pool). Stonemakers was chosen for several reasons, the first was its integral strength. […]
This transformation took place in Jamestown,RI. The existing granite was disassmebled and reused on-site,while the brick work was torn out and replaced with stone. A Goshen Stone was chosen for it’s color & texture creating a Nantucket style feel and appearance. The stone work was installed using extremenly tight joints making an appearance of a […]
This beautiful home required custom stonework to repair the foundation. Our team of experiened masons were excited to get started on this historical rennovation project.
Considering a home renovation? How about your fireplace? Upgrading your fireplace can bring new life and a new focal point to a room and a home.