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A Green Look at Masonry
As green building techniques become more prevalent, and more legislation is introduced to decrease the amount of construction waste that's going to the landfill, architects are likewise beginning to implement more recycled and salvaged materials into their designs. We'll cover what mason contractors need to know about this trend and highlight some case studies where recycled or salvaged masonry materials were used.
Flushing Out Flashing Basics
Industry experts join us to discuss flashing location, material selection, detailing and proper installation of flashing and drainage devices, all of which are significantly important to modern cavity wall construction.
Installation of Concrete Pavers on Steeply Sloped Residential Driveways and Streets
The use of paver materials is on the rise for residential, commercial and public landscaping and vehicular paving. Designers, contractors and homeowners often ask what the maximum slope is for a driveway constructed with concrete pavers. This article gives a brief, technical overview that mason contractors need to keep in mind when constructing vehicular paving, specifically on a steep slope.
Finding the Right Mixer
This article describes some of the key components of the modern mortar mixer, provides a little buying advice, and acquaints you with a few of the mortar mixer manufacturers in the United States.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making The Grade
Contractor to Contractor
MCAA International Excellence in Masonry Awards
Full Contact Project Management