Bringing the outdoors, in!

There is a trend we love for interior spaces right now, and that is bringing the outdoors in! Large windows, indoor plants, natural décor, and how about what is on the exterior of your home? Thin brick looks great inside, too! It gives a vintage yet trendy ambiance to a kitchen, living room, bedroom, or … Continue reading Bringing the outdoors, in!

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

The Brick Driveway, a smart way to upgrade your home.

There are countless articles on kitchen, bathroom and extreme remodels and likewise numerous ads for window replacement, but one of the smartest and simplest upgrades for your home is often overlooked.  Consider building a brick driveway! The brick driveway is an instant way to increase your home’s value.  Furthermore, one day you may want to … Continue reading The Brick Driveway, a smart way to upgrade your home.

112 Years and Counting…

Summit Brick Company is Colorado’s only family owned and operated clay brick manufacturer, founded in 1902 by my great grandfather Joseph C. Welte.  This upcoming year, Summit Brick will become 112 years old.  We are a dying breed nationwide as multinational conglomerates are buying up family owned brick companies.  Being right in the middle of … Continue reading 112 Years and Counting…

Break out the sweaters!

With temperatures dropping significantly and snow falling across the nation, many people are rushing to get a set of snow tires and their furnaces fixed.  One thing that most people don’t think about during this arctic blast is brick; however, this is a time that can be damaging to your brick if not taken care … Continue reading Break out the sweaters!

Welcome!

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!