Concrete masonry units (CMU), also called concrete block, cement block, cinder block, and foundational block have become a standard building material in both residential and commercial structures in the Omaha area. They have many advantages when installed properly.
C&C Construction Masonry has the required knowledge and experience in the application of CMUs, to ensure superior quality. From the construction of large department stores to small retaining walls, and everything in between.
There are several advantages to consider with concrete block construction. Because blocks are more than four times the size of bricks, the use of concrete blocks saves construction time and reduced material costs. Also, concrete blocks are fire resistant, have good insulation properties, and have great noise reduction quality for privacy.
Often used in the construction of retaining walls as seen above, concrete blocks are also used for building of large commercial structures such as warehouses, hotels, office buildings, shopping malls, and more.
The variety of block types includes hollow block solid block, and pavers. Each of these come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors to meet your needs. Block is also paintable or can be overlaid with Stucco for improved aesthetics.