Our Bellevue Branch Got a Face Lift

When possible, Mutual Materials uses display gardens to showcase our products because placing a paver or wall block on a shelf does little to inspire customers to visualize their own outdoor living space. Seeing a full patio on exhibit allows…

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What Tools Do I Need to Install a Retaining Wall?

Summertime is backyard improvement season for homeowners and it seems that many people enjoy the cost savings and sense of satisfaction of completing a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) landscaping project.  Building with retaining wall block is a popular choice for DIY landscaping projects ranging…

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Hanging Holiday Decor on Brick, Concrete, Sheetrock & Wood

'Tis the season to be festive and decorate our homes and yards with holiday cheer! With the fullness of Thanksgiving meals fading into recent memory and our days getting darker across the Pacific Northwest, the official holiday home decorating season…

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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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City of Seattle Stormwater Management Code

Do you install hardscapes within Seattle’s city limits? Did you know that the City of Seattle now has new guidelines for the management of stormwater and drainage with new construction projects? The new Stormwater Code and Manual came out last…

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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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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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