Bricks are used in the construction of walls, fireplaces, exhaust flues, decorative gardens, walkways and patios. Bricks offer many advantages used as part of construction. Bricks offer natural and a variety of colors, including various textures. Bricks offer excellent high compressive strength. The porosity of bricks in attributed to its fine capillaries. The ability to release and absorb moisture is one of the most important and useful properties of bricks, regulating temperatures and humidity inside structures.
When prepared properly a brick structure can give a fire protection maximum rating of 6 hours.
Bricks can exhibit above normal thermal insulation when compared to other building materials. Bricks can help regulate and maintain constant interior temperatures of a structure due to their ability to absorb and slowly release heat. This way bricks can produce significant energy savings, more than 30% of energy saving, when compared to wood.
We offer a wide variety of bricks for every purpose and need.
Construction Brick Construction Guide
Please consult the Construction Brick Construction Guide for all brick types, specifications and uses. [SEE CONSTRUCTION BRICK CONSTRUCTION GUIDE]