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Read our thoughts on the brick industry, how-to guides and articles.

7 advantages of using brick tiles
7 advantages of using brick tiles

If you’re looking to add a serious injection of style to your living space, the exposed brick look could be just what you need. But if you don’t have a ready-made interior wall to reveal, don’t worry - brick tiles can create an authentic look in any space without breaking the bank.

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November 29th 2022


Match your bricks the easy way with Brickhunter
Match your bricks the easy way with Brickhunter

Planning an extension, property repair or renovation, and struggling to find the bricks you need to do a seamless job? Our essential Brick Matching service has been designed to help you find the best solution with minimum fuss in super-quick time.

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November 29th 2022


How to lay bricks in winter
How to lay bricks in winter

When it comes to laying bricks, a slight chill in the air and the need for a light jacket is nothing to worry about. But when the temperature starts to drop and frost or snow is on the horizon, your bricklaying process will need a little tweaking.

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November 29th 2022


Find out how many bricks you need in 4 simple steps
Find out how many bricks you need in 4 simple steps

At Brickhunter, we understand that (however big or small) planning for building projects can be challenging - in so many ways. That's why our fast, reliable Brick Estimation service has been design to save you time and money

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November 29th 2022


How to match your bricks successfully
How to match your bricks successfully

Are you undertaking an extension or renovation? Whether you're repairing existing masonry or adding to an original structure, successful brick matching makes a huge difference. But finding bricks that blend seamlessly in with your existing structure can be challenging, costly and time-consuming – to say the least.

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November 29th 2022


How to calculate the number of bricks you need
How to calculate the number of bricks you need

One of the toughest aspects of building a brick structure is determining how many bricks you will need. Bricks are expensive, and the cost of your masonry structure can quickly add up. That’s why it’s important to get it right first time – and Brickhunter is here to help you do just that!

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November 21st 2022


4 Reasons Why Brick Stockists Sell With Us
4 Reasons Why Brick Stockists Sell With Us

If you're a stockist looking to sell bricks nationwide, Brickhunter is for you. In this post we'll expand on why you should want to sell with us, and what you stand to gain when you do.

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July 3rd 2022


How You Can Sell Bricks Through Brickhunter
How You Can Sell Bricks Through Brickhunter

Want to sell bricks to people across the country with no seller fees? With Brickhunter, you can - here's how.

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June 15th 2022


Indy 500: The Most Famous Bricks in Motorsport
Indy 500: The Most Famous Bricks in Motorsport

One of the most prestigious sporting events in the world has a rich heritage involving brick. Find out what makes the Indy 500 so special, and how it earned the track earned it's name of "The Brickyard".

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May 29th 2022


Brick Football Stadiums We Love
Brick Football Stadiums We Love

Some of the most iconic football stadiums in the UK are brick built - join us as we take a look at some of our favourites, and the history behind these famous structures.

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May 14th 2022


Brick Buildings We love: The Monadnock Building, Chicago
Brick Buildings We love: The Monadnock Building, Chicago

In the latest instalment of our series highlighting the very best brick structures, we take a look at the Monadnock Building in Chicago - the tallest load-bearing building in the world.

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April 5th 2022


2021 Bricklayer's Gift Guide
2021 Bricklayer's Gift Guide

Struggling to find the best gift for the Brickie in your life? We've rounded up the best gift ideas into a single blog, so look no further!

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December 24th 2021


Can You Build On The Green Belt?
Can You Build On The Green Belt?

Looking to build or extend a property on Green Belt land? Here's our simple guide to talk you through what the Green Belt is, and how go about building in compliance with local legislation.

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November 10th 2021


Engineering Bricks: What Can They Be Used For?
Engineering Bricks: What Can They Be Used For?

Engineering bricks are a key part to any major project. But why exactly? What do they offer that traditional facing bricks don't? And how do you best incorporate them into your build? Join us as we dive into the world of engineering bricks.

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November 3rd 2021


Why We Love Bricks
Why We Love Bricks

Here at Brickhunter, we love brick. It's the perfect building material for almost any project you can think of. Here's just some of the reasons why we love those cuboid blocks of clay.

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October 20th 2021

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