HOW-TO: Install a Brick Paver Patio

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

SHOWCASE- Creative Mines

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

Pavers Perfect for Projects

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 project: … Continue reading Pavers Perfect for Projects

UPDATES: Website redesign

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

Grab your THIN BRICK before it’s gone!

We’ve updated our website to show our current surplus thin brick! There are currently seven colors of thin brick on it- Alaskan, Cork, Dark Pewter Smooth, Dark Pewter Grain, Fossil Gray, Light Gray Grain, and (our new favorite) Light Gray Groundface. Our Thin Brick is perfect for adding the classic look of brick in your … Continue reading Grab your THIN BRICK before it’s gone!

Get your backyard ready for CELEBRATING!

With the Fourth of July coming up quickly, we’re getting ready to enjoy some time outside on our patios! Here are some amazing, simple, fun, DIY ideas to get your backyard ready for celebrating with family & friends! All can be created with surplus brick! 1) Labeling old bricks with everything you’re growing in your … Continue reading Get your backyard ready for CELEBRATING!

Is Hardscaping the new Landscaping?

Hardscaping: the man-made features in landscape architecture, e.g. paths or walls, as contrasted with vegetation. Basically anything that’s hard in your yard, and not living, (outdoor kitchens, water features, decks, pathways) is considered to be hardscape. Besides just looking amazing, adding hardscape items into your front or back yard is a great way to add … Continue reading Is Hardscaping the new Landscaping?

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

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?

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!