Nitterhouse’s Antique finish CMU has a shot blast finish that exposes the naturala beauty of the aggregate, the main ingredient within the block. This finish gives the block a unique rustic texture and weathered face. Our Antique finish block is produced at the same high standards and quality as all of our other CMU products. The block meets ASTM-C90 standard specification for loadbearing concrete masonry units and can also be used both at and below grade. The Antique finish’s weathered look makes it great for interior and exterior facades as wall as accent banding and more.
Nitterhouse’s Antique CMU has a shot blast finish that exposes the natural beauty of the aggregate that is a main ingredient within the block. It also meets the ASTM-C90 specification for load-bearing concrete masonry units, as well as the C129 standard for non-loadbearing units. Use it with confidence for your at- and below-grade construction projects. Examples of the many applications for our antique-style concrete include designing interior and exterior facades, as well as for accent striping, banding and wherever you want to achieve a weathered, textured appearance.
Selecting the ideal building material color is one of the biggest challenges for architects, builders and property owners — but it’s also one of the most critical decisions. The right color will set the tone for the building and help to create a lasting impression on visitors and passersby. NMP offers antique finished concrete blocks in more than a dozen different colors, making it easier to find the shade that works best for your project. If you need assistance, our professional staff can provide reliable guidance.
Our antique finished concrete isn’t only visually appealing and durable. It also provides a host of benefits for building owners. The blocks are fast and easy to install, which saves time and contributes to lower construction project costs. Correctly installed and cleaned units also require little, if any preventive maintenance — they’ll keep their beauty and structural integrity with minimal effort. This product has been fire rated for up to four hours, ensuring excellent protection against fire damage.
As with all types of CMUs, antique-style concrete blocks feature excellent thermal properties to keep conditioned or heated air inside the facility, resulting in lower energy costs.
Antique CMU from NMP is available in various sizes to meet the needs of virtually every project requirement. If you need a custom size, please let us know, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
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Chambersburg, PA-based NMP has been offering high-quality concrete at fair prices for nearly a century. We’re a fifth-generation family-owned and operated concrete masonry manufacturer with a solid reputation throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We support our products with a host of value-added services to ensure the best possible purchasing and ownership experience. We’re available to help during every phase of your building project and beyond.
Thank you for your interest in Nitterhouse Masonry Products! We’ll be happy to provide additional information regarding antique-style concrete or any of our other products or services. Please fill out the form below to reach a masonry specialist, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. If you need immediate assistance or would like to discuss your project with us by phone, feel free to give us a call during business hours at (717) 267-4500.
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