BRICK MASONS, BLOCK MASONS, STONE BRICK BLOCK LAYERS
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We do all types of custom masonry construction.-
chimneys, brick block-Repair Remodels We also do remodels,
upgrades Design Work We also offer limited design work for your
masonry projects. Restoration Work New to historical. Mason,
Brick, Mason, Masonry Repair
ancient times, the product has improved considerably as
clay was added for durability and heat was applied to improve
hardness. While improved materials such as silica and ceramics
have been added, the modern versions of brick are still modified
recipes of sand, water, clay and heat. Brick's hardiness is
proven by the fact that brick is one of the few building
materials that is routinely salvaged and re-used. In addition to longevity,
brick offers good insulation and weatherproofing. It requires no paint, so it
does not fade. Sound good so far? There's more. If you think that building with
brick lacks imagination, think again. You are not limited to red blocks 8" long
4" wide by 2 1/2" tall (the "standard" size). There are various colors and
shapes for the design application desired.
Types of Brick
Structural bricks are for construction. The holes are there
to save material and reduce weight.
solid ones that show. They are available in various colors,
sizes and shapes.
Heat resistant; made especially for fireplace or
For sidewalks, patios, and edging.
tumbled brick —
achieving the impression of antiquity.
Grades of Brick
are three grades of brick to choose from:
- Grade SW —
Severe Weathering - able to experience freeze and thaw cycles.
- Grade MW —
Moderate Weathering - tolerance to frost and freezing. Used for
- No Weathering —
for indoor use only.
Plan on 5 bricks per square foot in
a paving project.
Plan on 7 per square foot for a
The difference is due to the size of the
bricks, the pattern used and the grout or mortar thickness.
There are 516 brick on a pallet.
There are 896 pavers on a pallet. Unless you are experienced at
cutting brick, buy some extras to allow for mistakes or call us.
Always use the correct mortar mix for the project.
Brick masons and stonemasons
also repair imperfections and cracks, and replace broken or
missing masonry units in walls and floors