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How Building Projects with Reclaimed Materials Are Saving Lives

Building projects that use reclaimed materials are doing much more than just adding a beautiful look to a project or helping the environment. They are also saving lives. Some recent projects, one from Pittsburgh and another from Vietnam, provide perfect examples of the life-saving benefits of using reclaimed materials. Lives Restored in the North Point Breeze Project As reported in the Post Gazette in a recent story, an innovative project, known as Project RE, has been taking place in Pittsburgh. Four men, Steve…

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Gavin Historical Bricks – A Hobby Quickly Grows Into a National Company

Gavin Historical Bricks – a hobby quickly grows into a national company and one of the industry’s leading suppliers Company founder recognized antique bricks’ beauty and potential value before a market for them even existed.   Gavin Historical Bricks – today one of the country’s largest companies specializing in reclaiming high-quality antique bricks and stone – started some 20 years ago quite by accident. John Gavin, the company’s founder, was working as a consultant in 1997 when he came across…

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