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Dry-Stack Block

Precision-ground concrete blocks make it easy to build a wall

An architect makes the case for dry-stack block walls. They are made from precisely manufactured concrete blocks that are stacked into walls without the need of mortar joints and then filled with grout. Material costs are higher, but labor costs are much lower than typical block construction.

Dry-Stack Block
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