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Masonry October 2016

October 2016

Volume 55, Number 10


Saws, Saw Blades, Hammers and Grinders
Fall Product Review

Pavers, Thin Brick/Stone and Thin Veneer
Demand for Creative Construction Strategies Paves Way for Modern Concrete Block Suppliers

Old-World Look With a New-Age Twist

ThermaPANEL: Snow-Melting, Solar Pool Heating and Patio Cooling

Last-Minute Stone Solution for a Modern Design and Patio Cooling

Hardscaping Case Studies
A Story of Renewal: Flats East Bank Cleveland

East Norport Drive Residence



From the Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
Trowel Tech
Business Building
New Products
Classified Advertising

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