Masonry…the art of building structures from individual units such as brick, stone, and concrete block and generally held together in a bed of mortar. An age old method of building beautiful homes and when you find yourself in need of masonry supplies, no other store in the Capital District and outlying areas can compare with the diversity of products than Grimm Building Materials.
Since 1879, we have been supplying masons and homeowners alike with all of their required masonry needs. Tools, cements & mortars, mason sand (in both bagged and bulk), brick, block, and stone, we have got it all. The next time you find yourself in need of supplies, think Grimm Building Materials, your “all-in-one stop” shop.
Brick and Stone
Building a new home? There is no better structurally and aesthetically pleasing material than brick and cultured stone and there is nobody in New York State with a larger variety than Grimm Building Materials. With many hundreds of styles, sizes, and colors to choose from, we are sure to have one that will make your new home a thing of beauty and elegance. Commercial projects? Yes, we do that too. With our many different manufacturing outlets, we have more than enough resources to keep your job running smoothly.
Mortar and Concrete
Grimm Building Materials stocks many different types of bagged cementitious materials for your masonry project. From mortar in both Type S and N, to Portland cement, to grouting materials, we keep a fully stocked warehouse to suit your needs. Mixing your own, we also carry various sands in either bulk or bagged amounts, as well as lime to complete your Portland-Lime blend. Do you want that truly custom look for your project? We also inventory a variety of custom masonry colors that you can add to your mortar or concrete batch that will completely enhance the appearance of any project that you may be taking on.
We also carry a complete selection of Concrete Masonry Units. Our concrete block is of the highest quality and manufactured for a lifetime of service. From hollow to solid block, we have it all. Our block comes in various sizes to ensure that we will either match your existing construction or suit the needs of your new. Are you installing a small and simple path or patio, we also have an inventory of 2” concrete patio block in both gray and red. If you are thinking of building a new or repairing an existing fireplace, we also carry the supplies that you will be requiring. From chimney block, refractory cement, and firebrick, to
fireplace accessories such as chimney caps, cast iron cleanout doors and dampers, we have the material needed to get your project done from start to finish.
No masonry project ever succeeds when improper or worn out tools are being utilized. Grimm Building will make sure that all of your requirements are met to complete your project to satisfaction. Trowels, hawks, jointers, hoes, mortar tubs, and floats are only a few of the crucial items that we carry on our store floor. Not sure of the proper trowel to use for your application…our knowledgeable staff will gladly assist you in making sure that you purchase the correct tool for your particular application. Your
satisfaction is our mission, and one of the basic ways to succeed in this commitment is to make sure that you have the correct tools to finish your project to your greatest satisfaction.
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Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday - 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Sunday - Closed