At our Lakewood plant we currently have thousands (and thousands!) of what’s considered “painter brick”. This brick of ours is perfectly fine to use, but only “off” because of its color. A lot of times we can sell the off-colored brick as a whole, but when we can’t it’s put into our “painter brick” pile. … Continue reading 8 Incredibly Creative Ways to Use Painter Bricks- ON SALE NOW!
Halquist Stone is a leader in the industry. They were one of the first to use diamond saws, to locally market stone from around the country, and to recycle its waste into agricultural lime and crushed stone. Natural stone is a very versatile masonry product and Halquist Stone pays special attention to details to make … Continue reading SHOWCASE: Halquist Stone
Painting the brick inside or outside your home is a huge growing trend these days, but is it actually a good idea? Here are some pros and cons to painting brick. PROS: 1. Change the look: Painting brick is a relatively easy way to change the look of your home. Whether you’re painting just … Continue reading To Paint Brick or Not to Paint Brick…?
In March of 2016, Phoenix Brick Yard in Arizona joined Summit Brick Company! They are a clay product manufacturer and distributor that was founded by the Campbell family in 1917. The Campbell family played a major role in the formulation of the Western Clay Products Association and the rise of brick construction in Arizona. Summit … Continue reading Did you know Summit Brick is in Arizona too?!
With the winter weather quickly approaching you might be asking yourself, “How will my brick home hold up in the coming weather?” Luckily, brick is one of the most durable and long-lasting materials out there! Here are some reasons why brick is always the right choice, especially in the winter: 1) Holds Heat: No need … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Brick is Better- Winter Edition
It’s finally September, which means that colder weather is quickly approaching! With all the time you’ll be spending in front of your fireplace, why not make it look spectacular?! There are SO many things you can do with brick to completely change the look of your fireplace. Check out some of our favorite trends this … Continue reading 5 On-Trend Fireplace Updates
We are proud to be a distributor for many other great companies. Here’s a list of who we distribute for and a little about what they do! Interested in a product below? Contact us! Acme Brick Company: We represent the Acme Brick product line in Colorado! Acme is a great addition to our masonry products, … Continue reading The Incredible Products We Distribute!
Installing a thin brick wall on your own is WAY easier than you think! With just a couple tools, your favorite Summit Brick thin brick, and a blank wall- the world is really your oyster! There are so many different things you can do with thin brick from covering walls, re-doing your fireplace, or adding … Continue reading HOW TO: Install a Thin Brick Wall
One of Summit Brick’s early ways of firing brick was through a beehive kiln. These kilns replaced our scove kilns in 1922 and were far more effective. With a scove kiln unfired bricks were stacked inside the kiln and then a layer of plaster was put on the outside. This helped to lock in the … Continue reading A Brief History of the Beehive Kiln
We are SO excited for the annual Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Regional Series coming up on Friday, September 6th, 2019. This year the competition will be held at General Shale- 1845 W Dartmouth Ave Englewood, CO 80110. Teams of masons will battle for the title of “Colorado’s Best Bricklayer”, as well as a shot at … Continue reading Do you have what it takes? Spec Mix Bricklayer 500.