Brick Patterns

Whether you’re looking to create a brick pathway in your backyard, put up a brick accent wall in your house, or create a brick floor in your laundry room, keep in mind all the different patterns you could use. Just changing the pattern of your brick can completely change the look of the room. Below … Continue reading Brick Patterns

Easy way to impress your friends…

...at least your friends who are easily impressed 😉 In the Brick Industry we LOVE our vocab, but these words can be confusing for someone on the outside. So- here’s Summit Brick’s vocabulary guide so you too can talk the talk. Throw some of these goodies into your next conversation and see how impressed everyone … Continue reading Easy way to impress your friends…

Do you have the Basement Blues?

With the hot summer days quickly approaching, we’re sure a lot of you are hoping to find sanctuary somewhere in your house. What about your basement? After all, it’s probably dark and cool down there. But is it really somewhere you want to hang out? Luckily, it’s not too hard to renovate! Head on over … Continue reading Do you have the Basement Blues?

Short History Lesson

As a family-owned company, we grew up around bricks. We know the ends and outs of what it takes to create a great clay fired brick, but the history of brickmaking goes back WAY more than just us 😉 Bricks are one of the oldest building materials. The first bricks ever found were around Jericho, … Continue reading Short History Lesson

Texture Time!

There are several different ways you can customize a brick, one of them is adding a texture! Keep in mind that a texture on a brick creates more shadows, resulting in a seemingly darker color. Industry nomenclature varies from region to region, but below are the textures we offer at Summit Brick... 1) Smooth 2) … Continue reading Texture Time!

Sustainable Summit Brick and YOU!

Sustainability is something that is extremely important to us at Summit Brick. We strive to run all of our operations with the goal of eliminating adverse environmental impacts. As proud members of the United States Green Building Council, we make sure to be good stewards of the environment and meet or exceed regulations, standards, and … Continue reading Sustainable Summit Brick and YOU!

You can do it, DIY!

It’s that time of year again- the creative juices are flowing and you’re ready to tackle a new project around the house! Adding brick to that project is a great way to add a natural beauty and timeless feel. To make it easy to gather some more ideas, we’ve updated our Pinterest page. With boards … Continue reading You can do it, DIY!