Fred Meyer Redesign in Portland Earns Mayors Award

For most of us, when we think of a Fred Meyer store, we think of a big box suburban grocery store constructed of painted block. But when the owners decided it was time to remodel the decade’s old store on the edge of downtown Portland, the…

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Building Raised Garden Beds of Beauty for Garden Wars 2016

Garden Wars is an entertainment staple of Seattle's annual Northwest Flower and Garden Show. This audience participation gardening competition pits teams of local television and radio personalities against one another, and the clock, to see who can create the best…

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PICP Specialist Course

PICP Specialist Course sponsored by Mutual Materials and Willamette Graystone Course takes place April 7th, 2016 at the Monarch Hotel & Conference Center (12566 SE 93rd Ave. Clackamas, OR, 97015). Are you a hardscape contractor presently doing residential or commercial…

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Choosing the Right Paver for Your Project

Concrete pavers are a great alternative to a poured concrete patio or a wood deck. They are durable, easy to maintain, and provide a variety of looks, from rustic to modern. However, there are a seemingly unlimited number of choices…

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Designing with Thin Veneer Brick or Stone?

Are you considering adding the touch of real brick or stone to your design project? Mutual Materials can help. We have hundreds of choices in color and styles to choose from for thin veneers including: Slimbrick natural clay thin brick…

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Concrete Products Magazine: Renewed Investment

2015 NCMA Chairman Joseph Bowen reflects on a solid year for the National Concrete Masonry Association. National Concrete Masonry Association Chairman of the Board Joseph Bowen has assured members that the industry, while back from the recession, confronts a construction…

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