Build With Block, Get Better Home Insurance Rates

Whether you’re a homeowner, contractor, or building professional, deciding on the right material for your project is key.   It’s no secret that the cost of lumber has skyrocketed, and now you may be looking for an alternative to wood-frame construction that keeps your project within budget. Blocks Build Affordably Concrete masonry units, or concrete block, […]

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Start Planning Your Spring Projects in Winter

Unilock paver idea

As the temperature drops outside, it’s the perfect time of year to plan your spring project. Too many people wait until spring to start their hardscape patio, retaining wall or other outdoor living space. They soon find that if they’d spent some time doing three things a few months earlier, their dream space would be […]

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Enjoy An Outdoor Living Space Year-Round with A Firepit or Fireplace

Unilock Firepit

Nothing makes an outdoor living space more enjoyable than a well-designed firepit or fireplace. A firepit or fireplace is the focal point around which life happens on a patio or in a backyard. At Acme Block & Brick, our experts assist homeowners from initial design discussion through completion of a wonderful outdoor living space. When […]

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Concrete Masonry Provides Safety

Safety is a main consideration when determining building materials for your residence or business.  A concrete block structure can offer a texturally interesting building that can withstand the natural elements and is resistant to forces such as pests, mold and more. The very material of concrete makes it more durable to withstand natural disasters, such […]

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Design Benefits of Concrete Block

Choosing an infrastructure for your building can be a complex web of materials, costs and security concerns. Go with something that stands up to every element and is aesthetically pleasing – concrete block. Concrete is durable, dependable, can withstand most natural disasters – earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes, floods – and can be customized for the […]

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Concrete Block Construction: Sustainable and Green

When you think about sustainable construction techniques, concrete masonry might not be the first that comes to mind, but concrete construction is both environmentally friendly and resilient. Concrete masonry units (CMUs) can be a key component of green, sustainable design with many environmental benefits. The concrete blocks themselves are often made of recycled materials. They […]

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Concrete Masonry is More Cost-Effective Than Traditional Lumber

Price difference erased Typically, concrete is far more expensive than lumber. But the price difference has mostly been erased with lumber’s increased cost — and in some markets, building with concrete masonry is actually cheaper than building with wood. Building a house with concrete masonry units (CMUs) offers many benefits and long-term savings opportunities. For […]

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