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
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: 4 Creative Ways to Use Patterns
...at least your friends who are easily impressed 😉 In the Brick Industry we LOVE our vocab, but these words can be confusing for someone on the outside. So- here’s Summit Brick’s vocabulary guide so you too can talk the talk. Throw some of these goodies into your next conversation and see how impressed everyone … Continue reading Easy way to impress your friends…
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?
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!
Sustainability is something that is extremely important to us at Summit Brick. We strive to run all of our operations with the goal of eliminating adverse environmental impacts. As proud members of the United States Green Building Council, we make sure to be good stewards of the environment and meet or exceed regulations, standards, and … Continue reading Sustainable Summit Brick and YOU!
It’s that time of year again- the creative juices are flowing and you’re ready to tackle a new project around the house! Adding brick to that project is a great way to add a natural beauty and timeless feel. To make it easy to gather some more ideas, we’ve updated our Pinterest page. With boards … Continue reading You can do it, DIY!
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