Commercial or institutional buildings do not have to be dull. They can be inspiring, and one thing they can inspire people to do is use brick floors.
The warm and powerful look of brick isn’t just for walls. Brick floors give homes a unique, well-crafted look that invites visitors past the threshold and can stand up to high foot traffic and impact.
Not all reclaimed brick is suitable for re-purposing. Some of it may have irreparable cracks or missing pieces that would make the block unusable for most applications. That doesn’t mean the brick cannot be salvaged-chances are it could be used to create brick veneer instead. What is reclaimed brick veneer, how is it made, and…
Outdoor kitchens are often beautiful additions to an already manicured backyard experience. With these outdoor brick kitchen designs, pools and even a single grill is a great excuse to have dinner outside and enjoy the warm summer breeze all evening. Whether you’re hosting family dinners or wild neighborhood cookouts, when your backyard has restaurant capabilities,…
It’s the weekend, and the weather is gorgeous, so you’re ready for some outdoor reclaimed brick projects. What can you do with those reclaimed bricks you recently acquired? Any of these DIY brick weekend projects are the perfect way to spend your day off. Layout a Garden Pathway: Depending on how long you want the…
Mr. M. Levi obtained the first patent for paving brick roads during the 1870s. Shortly thereafter, thousands of brickmaking companies opened their doors to keep up with the new demand for covering streets all across America.
Have you always wanted to have your own firepit? You can make this happen when you use bricks.
If you are working on a renovation or addition to your home or commercial building and would like to match your old brick, you first should consider exactly what you mean by “match.”
Brick is known for its durability, but lack of maintenance or poorly done repairs can cause trouble. Faulty materials, workmanship or design can also lead to deterioration.
If you are looking for a beautiful way to enhance the look of your home, then you really need to consider a brick sidewalk.