Summit Brick Company is extremely proud to have been part of the new construction of Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Mortenson Construction, Davis Partnership, H+L and ZGF have done a spectacular job on a beautiful hospital. We were thrilled to be invited to the "Contractor's Open House" and once again, we were proud to have … Continue reading New Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital Opens 12/13/14!
Cold Weather Masonry Construction
Besides the fact that you should have your brick fireplace up and burning by now, there are more things to consider in masonry when these winter months are upon us. As the construction industry fights back from the recession, contractors may not want to stop large construction (or small for that matter) projects because of … Continue reading Cold Weather Masonry Construction
NEW, warm residential color
SBC has an innovative and talented customer here in Denver, Chalet Homes. We have done a lot of beautiful home projects in the Washington Park area with them and there is one in particular going up right now we think looks stunning. There is great masonry detailing and contrasting windows, but we LOVE the brick color. … Continue reading NEW, warm residential color
New, up and coming look? We have it! SBC now carrying Creative Mines.
In this fast-paced world we are always looking for the "up and coming" restaurant, neighborhood, technology and fashion. We want to continue to help you stay ahead of the trend. Summit Brick Company is now a proud distributor of Creative Mines! We are very excited to add this to our product selection giving you a fresh … Continue reading New, up and coming look? We have it! SBC now carrying Creative Mines.
Brand new, design-driven, Summit Brick Company website!
http://www.summitbrick.com We’ve listened to our customers. We know you need design at your fingertips at all hours of the day, in all the places that you go and we are presenting our solution: the brand new, color-driven Summit Brick Company website! Our new website is not only restructured with you in mind, but it has … Continue reading Brand new, design-driven, Summit Brick Company website!
Capture to Inspire 2014 Winners!
Congratulations to our three distributors that placed in our first annual Capture to Inspire Photo Contest! Over six months ago we opened up the contest to our distributors across the country to send in images of Summit Brick projects through out the nation that they thought inspired architectural elegance. We received an abundance of photos … Continue reading Capture to Inspire 2014 Winners!
Union Station: Grand Opening Celebration
Thousands of people gathered in Denver Friday for a monumental opening in the Mile High City. Union Station has been renovated and restored to be a remarkable and ambitious transportation hub in the heart of Downtown Denver. Speeches from Colorado senators, the U.S Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, RTD, DUSPA, Kiewit, and Governor Hickenlooper were followed … Continue reading Union Station: Grand Opening Celebration
Buying Summit, is buying local
The question is perhaps best answered by Michael H. Shuman, author of Going Local. As Shuman writes, "Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ local workers at decent wages and serve primarily local consumers. It means becoming more self-sufficient and less … Continue reading Buying Summit, is buying local
New year, new look!
It is Summit Brick Company’s mission to provide quality clay and building products accompanied by great and personalized customer service. With the utmost respect for safety, the environment and the community, Summit looks to maintain growth and be a leader in the industry through the future. It's February of 2014 and we want to highlight … Continue reading New year, new look!
Brick and Mortar
Mortar is the bonding agent that integrates brick into a masonry assembly. Mortar must be strong, durable and capable of keeping the masonry intact, and it must help to create a water-resistant barrier (The Brick Industry Association). Although we like to focus on our quality brick, mortar makes up 17% of any brick work so … Continue reading Brick and Mortar