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Reclaimed Bricks – A Favorite Of Famous Architecture

Want to join the club of famous works of architecture and brick design? Then choose¬†reclaimed building bricks. New York City, home to possibly the most historical brick buildings in all the U.S., frequently has old buildings dotted with reclaimed bricks from other building sites that are no longer standing. Many Chicago residences and commercial buildings feature bricks reclaimed from demolition sites. Reclaimed bricks in Chicago are so popular, they even have their own name, “Old Chicago” brick. Popular during the…

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Driveway Brick Pavers: Reasons to Choose a Brick Paver Driveway Over a Concrete Driveway

Many homeowners would consider poured concrete to be the standard choice for driveways. However, not only can concrete be a boring option, but concrete is known to be easy to crack, hard to repair, and prone to staining. Thusly, if you are considering having your driveway replaced, it may be in your best interest to take a moment to consider the benefits alternative driveway materials, such as a brick paver driveway, could provide you with. Brick paver driveways are popular…

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How Do I Match My Old Bricks?

  If you are working on a renovation or addition to your home or commercial building and would like to know how to¬†match your old bricks, you first should consider exactly what you mean by “match.” Do you mean you want identical bricks that visitors will not be able to tell from the old building bricks? Or are you looking for something that would be complementary? Or would you like to create a contrast but one that still “fits” with…

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