advice about masonry

Do you have a technical question?

If you need help finding the right information to start a project, complete a project, or evaluate a finished project, our staff of experienced engineers, educators, and construction professionals are here to support you.

NEW for 2020!
MAC can provide a review of your architectural drawings by leading industry experts. Put another set of eyes on your design to determine if you’ve addressed and specified all your needs for masonry construction. It’s a FREE service to you!

ASK MAC is a FREE service of expert technical masonry advice to Architects, Structural Engineers, City Planners, Municipalities, and other industry professionals in the Chicagoland area. We’ll quickly provide expert masonry advice and support in your office, on construction sites, or remotely through phone and email.

We offer free technical phone support only to the general public.

Call 847-297-6704

Or email ASK MAC at and we’ll get the answer for you quickly.

lunch and learn logoWe provide FREE* education support to your organization. Our series of Lunch & Learns are designed as a one hour seminar based on a variety of masonry topics, or we can create one that addresses a specific topic that is beneficial to your employees. It’s easy to schedule a Lunch & Learn…and the lunch part is provided by MAC! It’s a great way for your firm to earn Continuing Education Credits!

*MAC provides free education to companies and organizations in the Chicagoland area. If you are outside of Cook county you may incur travel expenses. Call us at 847-297-6704 to discuss the details of your request.

For more information, visit our webpage: Continuingeducation