New to construction or simply need a quick refresher? Below are a few key terms to get you started
the laying of bricks on top of one another so that, with the use of mortar, they can be combined to form walls, fences, and other structures. Common material for planter walls, siding.
pieces of crushed stone, gravel, or other material that are loosely compacted for building and construction work
a heavy, rough building material made from a mixture of broken stone or gravel, sand, cement, and water, that can be spread or poured into molds and that forms a mass resembling stone on hardening
A type of stone used in exterior construction projects due to their durability
flat pieces of stone, brick, or concrete, usually square in shape, that are put on the ground, for example, to make a path
a type of "decorative concrete" where poured concrete is stamped with a mold of a specific shape and design. Molds typically resemble brick, stone, tile, wood, or slate. Construction method popular for exterior projects such as patios sidewalks, driveways and pool decks. Stamped concrete is less expensive than using authentic materials like brick, stone, or slate.
the shaping of stones into even shapes that can then, with the use of mortar, be combined to form walls, fences, and other structures. Common material siding, walkways.