Northwest Masonry Buildings Receive USRC Silver Rating

The Northwest Concrete Masonry Association (NWCMA) recently announced The U.S. Resiliency Council (USRC) bestowed a Silver Rating on two local projects for meeting performance targets in case of a seismic event or other natural disaster. The performance targets include limited…

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Building a Legacy Brick by Brick

Building a Legacy Brick by Brick The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties is celebrating 110 years of building communities in the Puget Sound region and in their latest issue of Master Builder Magazine they wrote an extensive…

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Seattle’s Top-Value Home Remodel Project? Stone Veneer.

Mutual MNote: A variation on this blog post ran in the Seattle Times NW Homes section. The article was called; Achieve the look and feel of solid stone with this budget-friendly option.  What remodeling projects have the highest return on…

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SMART: Dynamics of Masonry Showcases Mutual Materials

Mutual Materials Spotlighted In SMART: Dynamics of Masonry In their latest issue, SMART: Dynamics of Masonry wrote an article for their Distinguished Design section highlighting the new Mountainside High School in Beaverton, Oregon. This project was a collaboration between Mutual…

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Seattle Times: Q&A Backyard Entertainment Spaces

Summer outdoor entertaining season is here in the Pacific Northwest! And how ready is your back yard? The Seattle Times recently published a Q&A article with us on the topic, appearing in a recent Saturday Homes section. ---------- Article Question: …

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New Report Details Downtown Seattle Construction Growth

(Photo credit: Downtown Seattle Association website and SLU web dev) Seattle continues to be in the midst of a development boom. The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) recently released their guide measuring this and reporting on 2016 development activity. You can…

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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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