April 2010 Table of Contents

August New Products

Rotary hammer kit, Lift and reach, User-friendly angle grinder, Keep tools within reach, Onsite computing Read more

Lime Mortars

Pre-measured for convenience, Repair historic structures, Prepackaged blend, Add some color, Restoration grout, Lighten up. Read more

Cleaning Agents

Clean sensitive masonry, Clean without harsh chemicals, Remove dirt and grease, Multi-surface cleaner, Concentrated clean-up, Organic cleaner, Surfaces look like new. Read more

Certifiably Green

New certification program helps masons earn sustainability credentials. Read more

Reinforcement Products

Ten reinforcement products. Read more

2010 World of Masonry

Thousands travel to Las Vegas for World of Masonry, Bricklayer 500, and other special events Read more

Masonry Bleachers Are a Winner Masonry Bleachers Are a Winner

Schools use masonry seating instead of aluminum for two stadium projects. Read more

Reaching New Heights

A new elementary school uplifts a Florida community. Read more

One Nice Package

The Harris A. Smith Building embodies the spirit of the multi-disciplinary program. Read more

Welcome to 2010 Welcome to 2010

It's more important than ever to maximize production and minimize costs. Read more

Do Chimneys Require Flashing? Do Chimneys Require Flashing?

Q: Most chimneys I see have a counterflashing that is set into a reglet in the masonry. Read more

Keeping Condo Conversions Dry Keeping Condo Conversions Dry

Q: We are converting a masonry office building into condominiums. The building is constructed with solid masonry walls that are three and four wythes thick. Read more

Platform Safety Platform Safety

Mast climbing work platform operators can get free safety stickers which ask if the operator has been properly trained to operate the equipment. Read more

Celebrating Sustainable Brick Celebrating Sustainable Brick

Winning teams from Cyprus, Qatar, Mexico, and the U.S. were recognized for showcasing brick in sustainable new design in Potomac Valley Brick's first Brick-Stainable 2009 sustainable architectural design competition. Read more

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