February 2012 Table of Contents
Table of Contents
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
For the Record
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MCAA Upcoming Education
What a year 2015 has been in Washington, D.C., and the world of politics! We have seen the resignation and retirement of the sitting Speaker of the House of Representatives. We have seen the incredible rise of “outsider” candidates in the Republican Presidential primary field. We have seen foreign affairs…
Thin stone veneer is no longer a slick industry buzz term used by stone quarry spokespeople in scattered areas of the world. It is, instead, a viable and increasingly popular building material seen on everything from banks and restaurants to outdoor fireplaces, entranceways and residential homes.
A wide variety of options exists with choosing a siding product. For many, the decision can be difficult. Following is a breakdown to help with the selection process – five factors to consider when choosing a siding product.
When it comes to durability and maintenance, a clay brick wall is hard to beat. While brick’s service life is projected at more than 100 years, numerous instances exist whereby brick structures have surpassed this benchmark.
As the economy slowly improves, we wanted a snapshot of the manufactured stone industry. Masonry spoke to two industry experts, Mary Alice Bracken, president of Architectural Facades Unlimited Inc., www.architecturalfacades.com; and Todd Gluski, brand manager for Boral Industries, www.boral.com.