How to get the best results from Baines Masonry Blocks

At Baines Masonry Blocks, we take pride in the products that we offer, investing in the latest technologies and innovations which ensuring the structural integrity of our cities buildings. To ensure the best results from using Baines Masonry Blocks several factors should be considered including the technology in the material, factors when ordering, storage issues, maintenance imperatives and construction practices.  ... Read more

Project: StoneFace delivers the Hamptons style of Design

Australian home designs have increasingly taken inspiration from the luxury homes of the Hamptons in the United States, with hues of white against natural finishes and pops of colour a common theme. As seen in the Roseville Project by Royals Landscaping, our Stoneface masonry blocks emulate the Hamptons design, creating a distinctive aesthetic which complements the natural Australian landscape.  ... Read more

Product Focus – Honed & Polished Masonry Blocks

Honed and Polished blocks are the natural choice when seeking distinctive highly finished walls that have been designed with a careful eye to detail. Made from denser material, they are honed and polished to order at our factory, ensuring quality is first!

Available in 90mm, 140mm and 190mm thicknesses, our honed and polished blocks are made to order, specifically for each individual project. This means blocks are produced and sourced from the one batch, resulting in consistency in quality and colour. Available in a variety of colours, they are designed to create distinctive design features, while also complementing any existing design.

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Can you fire proof a building?

While no building material is one hundred percent fireproof, selecting fire-resistant materials can help reduce the impact of fire and any potential tragedies. At Baines Masonry, we understand the importance of designing and constructing safe buildings, developing an innovative range of masonry products that exhibit fire-resistant characteristics.  ... Read more

Noise and Good Design

Noise can interfere with sleep, rest and conversation, causing fatigue, irritability, headaches and stress. Thoughtful design and the selection of materials with high acoustic performance is critical, especially in multi-residential contexts, as it can reduce the impact of noise and improve the quality of life for occupants.  ... Read more

Product Focus – SRW Premium Stone Seal

After an investment in stone, whether it be for a retaining wall or paved driveway, it’s important to always protect your stone surfaces. Our SRW Premium Stone Seal range is perfect for all types of stone, offering sealing and protective properties ensuring the longevity of use.  ... Read more

Benefits of light weight Masonry Blocks

While new wall systems become available as innovation and design evolve, it is often the proven construction systems that are best for effective and efficient construction. Baines Masonry’s BETTA BLOCK™ is one such block system providing environmental, structural, aesthetic and economic benefits.

The Baines Masonry BETTA BLOCK™ is made of 65% heavy industry by-products, reducing the amount of landfill generated from coal fired power stations and steel making industry. It uses 40% less cement then normally required with the addition of Discrete Super Fly Ash, resulting in 40% less CO2 emissions and up to a 45% lower carbon footprint than other masonry products

The BETTA BLOCK™ is a structurally sound option for building any project, ensuring longevity not only in design but in use. While the BETTA BLOCK™ light they remain strong with a compressive strength of more than 15MPa, complying with Australian Standards AS/NZS 4455.

The BETTA BLOCK™ “H” Block has a dry weight of less than 10.5Kg, making it the lightest full block available in the range. A lighter block means more product per load, reducing the transport impact on the environment and reducing freight costs. Its light weight also reduces injury risks and OH&S claims, ensuring a safer working environment with happier and more productive employees, adding to a cycle of further economic benefits.

The BETTA BLOCK™ provides an industrial but modern design aesthetic which is easily mixed and complemented by contrasting materials, such as timber, stone and metals. It provides an opportunity to use a variety of different colours, or keeping to a monochromatic tone. With options to cover with insitue stone or rendering the design possibilities are endless!

For more information on our BETTA BLOCK™ range and how our lightweight products can save you money, contact one of our industry experts!

  

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Designing with Coloured Masonry

Organic appeal with masonry blocks

Creating spaces with natural finishes has become increasingly popular when designing homes, with many homeowners wanting to incorporate outdoor spaces inside. Masonry blocks provide the answer!

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Product Focus – LockBlocks

The Baines Masonry LockBlock™ is a thin bed jointed interlocking block alternative to the standard mortared concrete block. The self-locating connectors make block laying easier and faster with no mortar to be mixed, just shell bed the blocks using SRW Adhesive to form 2mm joints.  ... Read more


 
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