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
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
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
Summit Brick Company was first established in Pueblo, Colorado under the name of Summit Brick & Tile Co in 1902 by Joseph Welte. With only some earnings from a previous job, Joseph set out west in hopes of striking it rich in gold. When that didn’t pan out, he moved to Colorado to manage a … Continue reading Two Become One
Pavers are always a great addition to areas with heavy foot traffic- such as walkways, patios, or driveways. These solid clay bricks are created without holes to help ensure they can withstand a lot of weight and use without moving or breaking. Here are some other reasons to choose brick pavers for your next … Continue reading 5 Reasons Pavers are Perfect
Our website was in need of a good update…so we did a little redesigning! Head on over to our website to see the new look- http://www.summitbrick.com. If you scroll down on the front page you will see some new tabs that showcase our amazing Blend Generator, the Brick Color Selector, Thin Brick, Paving Brick, and … Continue reading UPDATES: Website redesign