Understanding Masonry


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Understanding Masonry
1010401Understanding MasonryMasonry consistently ranks among consumers as the first choice in residential cladding materials. Studies conducted by the National Association of Home Builders have found that 60% of home buyers prefer masonry homes, that the homes command higher selling prices, and that masonry homes produce higher profit margins for the builder.Brick and stone masonry have been favorites of builders and homeowners for hundreds of years, and concrete block is becoming popular for residential construction as well. Masonry symbolizes strength, durability, and prestige and at…
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Christine Beall: Masonry and Concrete. Understanding Masonry, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export