Someone who works and builds with brick, concrete blocks, stone, etc.
Trade name of a nonstructural building material, made of wood products and a binder, which creates a dense compressed board, which is useful where a smooth, flat flooring surface is needed.
Construction made from brick, cement block, or stone, which provides structural support as well as a decorative finish.
Masonry anchors attach masonry to other support structures, to other masonry, or attach additional pieces such as window frames, columns, etc. Fasteners attach building elements to masonry and masonry ties hold masonry to other masonry. Thee can be made of wire, sheet metal, galvanized rods, etc. Some types of anchors are placed in the form prior to pouring of concrete.
Twist drill bit, with a carbide tip used for drilling holes in all types of masonry.
Concrete building blocks that are hollow.
Masonry bond beam
Concrete, hollow-top block, which adds reinforcement around the outside of a building, when used in several courses of the wall. Rebar is horizontally positioned in the hollow of the blocks, with concrete filling the remainder of the block, along the length of the wall.
Mix of Portland cement, hydrated lime and other materials that trap air so that the water retention and workability of the cement are improved.
Joints between masonry units.
Block, mortar, or pre-cast concrete headers used for doors and windows in a masonry wall so that they match in appearance and usage.