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The Art and Science of Testing
Nothing is more devastating than taking a perfect masonry building and scarring it during the cleaning process. An industry expert discusses how testing your chemicals before use can save you from doing just that.
Cutting Through the Competition
In an industry where power is king, there's a new upandcomer that's breaking all the rules. Find out how a manual saw has a couple of advantages over its motorized counterparts.
Fast as a Speeding Masonry Unit
Many of the new innovations in the masonry industry have to do with the masonry units themselves. Discover some of the various new brick and block products that are cheaper, lighter, more waterproof, and stronger than the traditional units and how they might play into making masonry more competitive against other building systems.
Increase Your Revenue with Air Barriers
With mold and moisture articles showing up in newspapers and magazines across the country, air barriers are likewise becoming a hot topic for mason contractors. Learn the answers to some frequently asked questions and misconceptions on this product.
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
From the Editor
Making the Grade
The Design with Brick Awards
Arizona's "Masonry: It Makes a Village"
Kentuckiana Masonry Institute Awards