June 2015 Table of Contents

Words: Dan Kamys

Table of Contents

June 2015

Volume 54, Number 6 FEATURES Choosing the Right Masonry Pressure Washer For masonry cleaning, a pressure washer is a universal tool applicable across a range of service fields. Should You Clean Your Own Masonry, or Hire It Out? Opinions are split down the middle on sub-contracting new masonry cleaning or keeping the work in-house. Brick Matching 101 Matching colors and textures is one way to make any set of structures appear to belong together. BIM for Masonry Releases New Roadmap The first BIM-M Symposium took place in April and affirms that the BIM-M Initiative is moving at an ever-increasing pace.  


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Comparison of Laying Brick Versus Block

Brick and CMU (Concrete Masonry Unit) are two commonly used materials in masonry. As a mason, it is important to understand the similarities, differences, pros, and cons of both materials, as well as the variations in layout and measurement techniques, mo

Westlake Royal Building Products™ to Showcase Be Boundless™ Campaign, Top Industry Trends and New Product Innovations at Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

HOUSTON (June 18, 2024) — Westlake Royal Building Products™ (Westlake Royal), a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), will showcase its Be Boundless™ campaign, top industry trends and new product innovations at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in Anahe

Bringing Bricks Back To Life with BrickRecyc

BrickRecyc, a machine that removes old mortar from bricks, was invented by three entrepreneurs from Quebec in 2021. Tommy Bouillon, David Dufour, and Hugo Cartier were the innovation's source. The invention emerged out of necessity. Tommy Bouillon, head o

Are Your Employees Safe While Working In Hot Weather?

As the temperatures rise outside during summer months, so do the risks that employees working in hot conditions may be harmed by the dangerous effects it can have. Exposure to high temperatures can be deadly. It’s your responsibility as a business owner