A Few of Our Masonry, Brick, and Construction Supplies At A Glance

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When it comes to masonry, brick and construction supplies, we offer Chicago with an affordable cost and exceptional quality. Curious what’s in our inventory? We’re happy to share a few of our popular items!

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Concrete and Chicago's Famous Architecture

In the Windy City, you’d better be sure your structure is sturdy. Now we all know the moniker pertains to politics, but as it turns out Chicago really does have a reliable backbone. What’s it made out of? None other than concrete.

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Masonry Basics: Bricks, Blocks, and How It's All Made

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Bricks are literally the building blocks of masonry. We use them for creating structures and pavement every day. You probably live or work in a building made of bricks, or you walk on streets or sidewalks of them. The brick material is so useful because it’s incredibly long-lasting and strong, but what it’s actually made up of — and what the different kinds are used for — can vary a lot. Here’s the deal. Continue reading

Corners You Definitely Shouldn't Cut When Working with Concrete

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As a concrete supply house in Chicago, we see everyone from general contractors to newly trained masons. While you might not need to buy cinder blocks or ladder mesh reinforcement just yet, you can always use tips for working safely. We don’t want anyone to cut corners when it comes to concrete.  Continue reading

5 Most Important Safety Tips for Construction & Masonry

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Unless you’re a seasoned professional — and even then, you always have workplace safety on your mind — construction and masonry projects require serious care and attention to oneself and one’s surroundings. Here are our top five most important construction safety tips for (relative) beginners. Continue reading