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Brick Slips, or brick veneers, or brick tiles all mean the same thing. They are small cuts of real brick used to model the same appearance of a standard brick wall. They are used both internally and externally. Brick slips are primarily used for beautification...

When making certain changes to your masonry structure, it is essential that your new addition match your pre-existing masonry. There is no way to sugar coat it, a poor match is a terrible choice. Matching colors have a way to accentuate your work and offer...

As we’ve mentioned in our previous blog, painting your brick walls will most likely end with tears, regrets, and broken hearts.   We will reiterate the dangers for you: You risk damaging the bricks themselves You risk damaging the external foundation of your home You risk damaging...

The following is an easy to follow guide that will show you how to build a brick wall.  Materials for building a brick wall  Shovel Tape measure  Old board Mercury gauge/spirit level  Bolster  Brick line Stiff brush Club hammer  Brick trowel  Steps To Building A Brick Wall   Start...

It is never too late to learn some casual bricklaying tricks and tips. You never know when you would require the skill to build a wall in your back garden or in front of your house.  Whether you are a handyman or not, the experience and...

Bricks have become a mainstay in the building materials industry. In fact, there are considered one of the oldest materials in the industry. Bricks have been in the business for centuries, and it doesn't look like their usefulness will diminish anytime soon. The reasons why...

Let’s face the music right now: removing paint off of a brick wall is basically impossible – especially if you’re doing it yourself. There, I said it. I’m sorry if it broke your heart, but the truth needs to be spoken.   I know, you’re probably bored...

As discussed in our previous blog, there are two main ways of attaching things to a brick wall, drilling or sticking. Sticking things to a brick wall can prove to be more challenging than sticking thigs to a wooden or tiled wall. For this reason,...

Changing the brick color of your home is something that is common. We all want to change the color for various reasons. But before you go about changing your brick color, it is important you know the cost of the entire process.    How much does it...

While constructing a house with brick walls comes with a plethora of benefits, many brick homeowners report that brick walls come with a unique challenge: attaching things to them. There are two main methods of attaching something to a brick wall, yet both methods are...

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