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Moisture management solutions from Mortar Net

This Pro Masonry Guide Product Showcase is brought to you by Mortar Net Solutions, the industry leader in moisture management solutions for masonry walls. Mortar Net Solutions Offers Online Support Documents in Spanish Mortar Net Solutions now offers its downloadable technical data sheets and installation instructions in Spanish for all of its innovative solutions, including […]

The Move to Pre-Blended Mortar

Less labor, more choices: The growing dominance of pre-blended mortar is changing the mason’s business model. By Jim Cook Images courtesy of Spec Mix When Jim Doane began work as a mason, big sand piles necessary for mixing traditional mortar were a given on just about any jobsite. Today, Doane sees fewer of those sand [...]

Determining a Unit Price for Masonry

Most masons will likely need to figure real costs for work to be done. Here’s how to determine a unit price for masonry. Being a mason contractor requires many skills. You have to estimate projects, maintain equipment, provide material and labor, and collect your money. Estimating, for some masons, has become easy. When a project [...]