Resilient

Termite Resistant

These insects can't eat block, meaning they're unable to damage your structure. This also reduces extermination costs.


Fire Resistant

Block structures won't go up in flames like many other materials. Many insurers offer discounts on buildings made of block.


Mold Resistnat

Moisture and other elements that promote mold growth aren't sustainable in the interior of masonry structures.

Rot Resistant

Over time, wood rot weakens your structure and is costly to repair. This problem is completely avoided with block masonry.


Storms Resistant

Block is unaffected by extreme weather conditions such as heavy rain, snow, and hail - leaving your structure and its contents safe.


Long-lasting

Concrete masonry structures can last up to 100 years. During that same time period, wood can deteriorate and leave your structure weak and vulnerable.

Latest News

Stay informed about what’s going on with concrete block and masonry, and learn why so many contractors rely on it.

Let’s get started now

Have the latest news and information from the Southeastern Concrete Masonry Association sent directly to your inbox.