Stralis X-Way 6x4s are the top ten for MKM Building Supplies
MKM Building Supplies has taken delivery of ten new Iveco Stralis X-Way 6x4 dropsides
Why most shoppers still choose brick-and-mortar stores over e-commerce
Online shopping has never been easier. But the majority of American consumers want the tactile experiences offered by physical stores, according to the first installment in Retail Dive's Consumer Survey.
10 Cool Sustainable Building Supplies on Display in NorthPark's 'Home of the Future' Exhibit
Forget George Jetson and his robot maid. The watchword for the true home of tomorrow is "sustainability," meaning environmentally friendly products that reduce homeowners' footprints on the planet. Wood pavers that filter rainwater, power systems to store unused solar energy and a super-fast modern composter for recycling kitchen wastes are...
How to Edge a Garden Bed With Brick
Use clay pavers to form a tidy border to separate your lawn from plantings
DIY Thin Brick Wall
Easy tutorial on how to install a DIY Thin Brick Wall by Shanty2Chic!
This amazing road-building machine rolls out brick lanes like a carpet
How to Clean Brick
How to clean brickBreak out the elbow greaseHard water stains are generally composed of calcium carbonate and you’ll need an acid-based cleaner to get rid of them. However, don't use muriatic acid, because it can stain or bleach many colors of brick and cause aluminum window frames to corrode. Instead, several brick cleaners are available that, because of special buffers, work well without those problems.Hard water…
10 Brick and Stone Fireplaces!
10 light and bright fireplaces that showcase the natural brick or stone. Fireplace inspiration.
How to Build Brick and Stone Pathways
If you’ve decided that you’d like to lay a brick or stone pathway outside of your home, the procedure for either is very similar. When deciding on what type of material to use, consider your home’s architecture first. For example, if there is a particular type of stone, brick or ro
How to Paint Brick and Stone
OK, OK, let's get this taken care of right off the bat. When some of you saw this title, you either said to yourself, "Nooooo! Never paint stone!" or you thought, "Well, of course I'm going to paint it!" I really think that painting an outdated-looking brick wall or fireplace can modernize the space while keeping the original texture can give it a fresh new facelift without having to replace the masonry or cover over it. To paint or not to paint brick…
How to Paint Brick
Painting tired or out-of-place brick, whether inside or outside your home, is an inexpensive, fairly quick route to an updated—or just cleaner—look. Follow our how-to paint brick guidelines here.
How Khan Academy’s Founder Designs a Brick and Mortar School for Kids
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick-and-mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
How to Pick Your Brick
This video will help you pick the prefect brick for your dream home in 7 easy steps. Brick can be used on the exterior as well as the interior of a home.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Painting Brick
Try a fast home improvement! Here's how you can learn how to paint brick!
How to Match Brick & Siding Colors
Your home is a reflection of you and your house colors are a testament to your personality. When choosing colors for the exterior of your house, remember that the colors you choose will be the ones ...
How to Resurface a Fireplace with the Look of Stone or Brick
Character combines with functionality when you resurface a fireplace with faux panels. One of the reasons our stone, brick and wood style panels are popular is because modern building techniques ha…
How to clean the bricks above a fireplace
Be sure to saturate them with water before applying cleaning solution.
How 'brick-and-mobile' is transforming in-store shopping
As retailers explore adding life to their brands through mobile experiences, will stores become overly tech-ridden and lose their human touch?
Why e-commerce brands are flipping the script and opening brick-and-mortar stores
Brands that grew up online are now working to reach consumers from physical stores.
Why e-commerce boutique Hello Holiday opened a brick-and-mortar store
Adding a physical store to Hello Holiday was an unexpected move for the e-commerce boutique's founders. “When we started Hello Holiday, we never saw ourselves offering an in-person shopping experience because we thought e-commerce was the entire vision of the future."