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…?
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
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
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
Both our Lakewood & Pueblo plant create the same high-quality bricks you know and love, but they do have some differences in what they can create. Mainly, sizes. Keep these factors in mind when it comes to your project and contact us if you have any questions. Here’s a quick breakdown of what each of … Continue reading Keep This in Mind!
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!
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?
We LOVE being able to sell Eldorado Stone in our showrooms. For over 45 years they have been hand-crafting authentic stone products. Each piece of Eldorado Stone is cast from a special mold and hand-painted by highly trained artisans. Along with being extremely high quality, it has a great warranty so you can breathe easy … Continue reading SHOWCASE: Eldorado Stone