Masonry Division

Darrin Gray Corp., Masonry Division

Get It Right the First Time! That is our motto at Darrin Gray Corp. We get it right, the first time. We specialize in all things masonry including Custom Homes, Tract Homes, Commercial Buildings, Fences, Fireplaces, Additions, Retaining Walls and BBQs. We are specialists in the Integra Wall System, and all types of structural masonry including concrete block, brick, stone, glass block, and veneers.

Latest

New Commercial Project

We are about 3/4 through this project in Mesa Arizona. It is the new facility for Mow Power, A small equipment repair/rental company. We have also inserted a small video of the grout pumping process.

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Architectural features

Sometimes you want to do something a little different with your home. This identifies your property as yours and allows your personality to come forward. Architectural features are a great way to do that. They add a uniqueness to your home that no one else has. Here’s a couple of examples of architectural features that we built for a customer that can really make your home and property stand out.

Fence repair

One of the most common repairs that we do is fence repair. This particular fence had a tree planted very close to it. The tree roots cracked the fence and could have eventually caused serious damage to the wall.

In this case ,The homeowner had the tree removed and called us in to repair that part of the wall. This was all that was needed to prevent further damage.

We Do Repairs!

There are a lot of car accidents here in the valley. In this case Two vehicles were racing and crashed into the site wall and the monument sign of a big box home-improvement store in Phoenix.

They called us and asked us to make the repairs. This involved tearing out and replacing all of the damaged block, checking the structural integrity of the footing, bringing the reinforcing and Grout up to current standards, and apply a matching stucco and masonry paint.

Here are the photos of the repaired site wall and signage base before paint.

The finished product is just like new!

Remodel your home with Brick

 

Below are few photos of a Fireplace/ kitchen remodel that we completed in East Mesa recently. Our Brick/Thin brick supplier was Marvel Masonry Supply http://www.marvelmasonry.com/

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Custom Home in Paradise Valley

Below are some Photos of a recently completed Custom Home project in Paradise Valley Arizona.

This Project combines retro Slump Block  with  a Modern design for a really cool look.

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This home presented some challenges for us. The Raked (sloped) walls and the two massive gas Fireplaces with Herringbone patterned block were the toughest part of this job.

General Contractor for this home is Truvista development. https://truvistadev.com/

Custom Bench seat wall and fire pit

Our latest Project…

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This is a custom curved seat wall and radius fire pit that we built for a contented customer in Gilbert Arizona. The General Contractor was The Bruce Gardner Company. img_2415

Custom cutting the Travertine Tile to allow for the curve of the bench and fire pit walls was a quite the challenge.

 

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We applied Veneer stone to the face and back of the wall for a great look!

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The seat back was stuccoed with a brown mortar. Notice that the  Travertine has a bull nose finish on the edge for comfort and style.

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This is the radius fire pit wrapped in veneer stone with a custom fit Travertine top. it is now ready to receive the gas insert.

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The homeowners also extended their Patio so more columns were added to support it. these were wrapped in Stone and Stuccoed.

Custom home in Coolidge Arizona

This Is a Custom Brick home that we are currently working on in Coolidge Arizona for Desert Dream homes.

It has presented several challenges that we have had to overcome. The brick are layed in a “stacked bond” pattern and the top if the brick is saw cut to receive a steel top plate. The tolerances were so tight, that we had to use a tile saw for our cuts just to get them right.

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Marana, Az Sound wall

Marana, Az Sound wall

This is a Sound Barrier Wall that we built in Marana Arizona last week. It was 65 feet long, 14′ 8″ tall and made out of 12x8x16″ block that weigh just under 46 lbs. apiece !! We had some tired workers those three days!!

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Block Wall Repair

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This is the “before” picture of a Fence block column that we repaired for a customer in Mesa Arizona. We found that the  Column didn’t even have any re bar inside of it.

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Here is the  “After” Picture. We epoxied rebar into the footing, and left our customer happy and content with a column that is stronger than it ever was.

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