The Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 in Arizona was just over a month ago, but we’re still thinking about it! The winner- Matt Jones & Jose Mondragon of Sargon Masonry- will now have the chance to compete in the 2020 World Championship on February 5th in Las Vegas. They won with a brick count of 729 … Continue reading Bricklayer 500 THROWBACK
The 2019 Excellence in Masonry awards through the Arizona Masonry Guild were announced and Summit Brick is an award winner! 3 times! A distinguished panel of out-of-state jurists judge the entries each year. The Arizona Masonry Guild recognizes “the professionalism and expertise of the individual jurors, encourages and supports the jury’s discretion in its choice … Continue reading We’re Winners!
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!
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
Welcome to your new source for Summit Brick Company’s latest and greatest… Brick Head News! We are elated to bring you the 411 on our company and industry. We will be posting news, tips, and a "For Distributor’s” page to see a list of request forms (coming soon!) you can send to us so we can help … Continue reading Welcome!