Concrete Masonry

Long-lasting concrete masonry provides the best long-term value for fences, retaining walls, buildings, and homes. Concrete masonry provides design flexibility that is not available with other building materials. And the numerous colors, textures, and shapes allow easy integration with the natural surroundings!

Types of Concrete Masonry

Classic Brick

Classic Brick

An affordable alternative to clay brick.

Burnished blocks

Burnished Blocks

Mimic the look of polished granite – at a fraction of the cost!

Precision blocks

Precision Blocks

The most widely utilized type of concrete block.

Slump Blocks

Slump Blocks

Feature a rounded appearance that simulates the look of old adobe bricks.

Split-face block

Split-Face Blocks

Feature a rugged texture – an attractive alternative to standard precision blocks.

The following characteristics of concrete masonry are of paramount importance to knowledgeable design professionals and project owners:

Safety

Concrete masonry construction acts as a fire-break to provide a high level of safety and peace of mind.

Insurance

Lower insurance rates are frequently available for masonry homes and buildings.

Privacy

Concrete masonry’s inherent noise dampening traits provide a much quieter environment than many other construction methods.

Maintenance

Concrete masonry is virtually maintenance-free.

Lower Heating/Cooling Costs

The thermal capacity characteristics of concrete masonry results in lower heating and cooling costs.

Short Construction Time

Time is money! Concrete masonry construction allows for faster project completion times and earlier business opening dates than other types of construction.

Higher Resale Value

Studies indicate that concrete masonry buildings have a higher resale value than other types of construction. In summary, astute developers realize that the lower long-term operating costs and higher resale values associated with concrete masonry construction provide unparalleled value. A case in point — next time you walk into a store owned by our nation’s largest retailer, please take note of what material THEY use for their buildings – concrete masonry!

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