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About Brent Duchene

Brent Duchene has been in the building industry for over 20 years. His experience in new homes, town homes, apartments, and remodeling construction is extensive. Brent has been a licensed home inspector in Illinois for four years. He has inspected over 400 commercial and residential properties. Brent has worked with numerous real estate companies and agents. Brent has extensive knowledge of building materials and construction. Brent specializes in new and pre-listing inspections.

A Chicago Building Block: Split Face Block ? What You Need To Know

Written by: - June 6, 2018

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A Chicago Building Block: Split Face Block ? What You Need To Know

Split face blocks are manufactured by combining two or more blocks together as one larger unit. After a curing period, the units are put through a machine that cuts the stone in half to expose it’s interior aggregates. The amount of  aggregate varies from block to block. There are many different sizes and colors available. Advantages of Split Faced […]

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