Fall tips for proactively preparing exterior masonry

If we’ve learned anything this 2020, it’s that we all have to be prepared and resilient. There’s one area where preparation and resiliency is relatively easy: masonry.  Masonry is built to last, which is why commercial building owners and residential homeowners choose to go with brick in the […]

Getting back to masonry work during COVID-19

Those working in construction are as anxious as any field to get back to work as states across the U.S. begin to open up again these weeks of summer 2020. While construction has been deemed an essential industry in many states, including in Illinois, there have been significant […]

15 construction or hobbyist gifts for father’s day

What could possibly be harder than a hard hat? Giving gifts! This Father’s Day, take some of the stress out of gift-giving for your favorite loved one in the construction business with our gift guide for construction workers. Whether your friends or family work in masonry, construction or […]

Power Breakfast for Construction Workers

This National Nutrition Month is a great time to remind construction workers the importance of eating a hearty, healthy breakfast each day. Although the famous line “Breakfast the most important meal of the day” was invented by Caleb Jackson and John Harvey Kellogg as a marketing technique for […]

5 masonry shortcuts to avoid

When you’re a builder, architect or general contractor, it’s essential to work with a masonry business you trust.  That’s because there’s a lot more to masonry than bricks, stone, mortar and grout. From the outside, nearly anyone in the field can make a structure look good. But, the […]

25 Gifts Every Construction Worker Needs in 2019

What could possibly be harder than a hard hat? Giving gifts! This holiday season, take some of the stress out of gift-giving for your favorite loved one in the construction business with our holiday gift guide for construction workers. Whether your friends or family work in masonry, construction […]

4 Power-Packed Snacks for Masonry Workers On the Job

Imagine grabbing a power tool and right when you try to start working you realize the battery is dead. That could be exactly how you are feeling when not bringing the right fuel for your body to the masonry construction site.  It’s no secret that eating healthy foods […]