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.
Brick pavers are a simple and relatively cheap way to upgrade your backyard. The best part is you can do it yourself! Here’s how: Create a plan. Create a blueprint for your patio, figure out how many pavers you will need, and head to http://www.summitbrick.com to pick out the exact pavers you’re wanting! Be sure … Continue reading HOW-TO: Install a Brick Paver Patio
We LOVE being able to distribute Creative Mines in our showrooms. They have both Craft Stone Veneer and Natural Stone Veneer. The Craft Stone Veneer is made from “natural pumice pozzolan that enhances natural color and strength, minimizes efflorescence, resists sulfate attacks, reduces permeability and improves durability.” The Natural Stone Veneer has a “rigorous evaluation … Continue reading SHOWCASE- Creative Mines
That old fireplace in your home is begging for a upgrade, your front entryway would really pop with a brick archway, your patio could use a firepit so you can host more get-togethers…whatever new project is calling your name, we know you’re ready to hit the ground running! Lucky for you we have lots of … Continue reading Hit the Ground Running