Backyard Entertaining? Three Must-Have Elements

What is more fun in the spring than a backyard party? The trees are budding, the birds are singing, and the glorious sun is shining! It’s time to emerge from the house and celebrate with family and friends. But before…

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Six Resources for Women in Trade Industries

Today, on International Women's Day, Mutual Materials would like to recognize the growing professional contributions that women are bringing into the trade professions.  In our business lines of providing masonry and hardscape products, we work with architects, designers, construction professionals,…

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5 Reasons Why Brick is a Smart Design Choice

In addition to being an extremely versatile design and construction material, natural clay brick provides many functional benefits when designed into homes and community buildings. Benefits range from being fireproof, insect-proof, low-maintenance, a natural insulator and recyclable. Today, brick remains…

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Watch this Video to Learn about BIM for Masonry

As technology continues to permeate our lives at work and home, Building Information Modeling (BIM) has the potential to deeply and rapidly change how buildings are designed and constructed. The BIM model provides a digital representation of the building so…

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Remodeling? 4 Projects Where the Beauty of Brick Shines

Brick, it’s not just for construction anymore. How would you like to transform your kitchen or bathroom from ordinary to extraordinary? Or to upgrade your current home office with an industrial loft look?  Or increase your home's curb appeal without…

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Permeable Parking Lot Wins a Hammer Award

Congratulations to Fairwinds Development, who recently won a Hammer Award in the Small Business category from the Master Builders Association Built Green program. Through the use of Eco-Priora permeable pavers from Mutual Materials, Fairwinds was able to reduce stormwater runoff…

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Lewis and Clark Journal Features the Story of Kanta Products

The September issue of Lewis and Clark Journal, published in Three Forks Montana, features Kanta Products with an article telling the story of this 70-year-old company. In June 2016, Kanta Products became part of Mutual Materials through acquisition and today continues…

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The HNA Pacific Northwest Qualifier Was a Huge Success

Last Saturday, we had the incredible experience of hosting the first Pacific Northwest Regional Qualifier for the Hardscape North America (HNA) Paver Installer competition at our Lacey paver plant. The winner of the contest got an all-expenses paid trip to…

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