Choose the Right Finish/Color Palette for Your Project

Jump To: Why Color Matters Consider the Style of the Building Factor in the Other Materials Plan Your Architectural Block Project Designing your project comes with lots of decisions, whether you’re building from scratch or renovating an existing structure. Choosing the color and finish for your architectural concrete block may seem like a simple decision, […]

Read More

What is a Concrete Masonry Unit?

Jump-To: Characteristics of Concrete Block Typical Uses for Concrete Block Concrete Blocks: A Sustainable Building Product The LEED Program Use Recycled CMU and Earn LEED Points Recycled CMU Nitterhouse Masonry Concrete Block Products Concrete masonry units are a versatile, environmentally friendly building product that can be used for a wide variety of applications. With the […]

Read More

Tips for Low Maintenance Yard and Landscaping

We’ve all heard the expression, “less is more”. It’s a phrase often overused, but nowhere does it apply better than to having low-maintenance landscaping. Less maintenance, especially in landscaping, is more time available to do other things, like enjoying those outdoor spaces. Your outdoor living spaces are an extension of your lifestyle. Just as the […]

Read More

Outdoor Patio Trends

Jump To: Check the Trends, Define Your Style Basic Types of Patio Design Pavers Can Serve Many Purposes Best Patio Design 101 Partner With the Experts Nearly all humans love and even have a basic need to be outdoors. All five senses kick into high gear, and everything seems more vibrant and vivid as we […]

Read More

Recap of the 2016 AIA Convention

2016 Convention Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   Last week thousands of architects, merchants, representatives, students and more flowed through the doors of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia for the annual American Institute of Architects national convention. Over 800 companies were represented throughout the convention halls with a multitude of products on display. Companies proudly exhibited new […]

Read More