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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

Exposed brickwork is bang on trend when it comes to interiors - and brick tiles are a cost-effective and easy-to-install way of achieving the latest look

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March 17th 2023


How To Calculate The Number Of Bricks You Need
How To Calculate The Number Of Bricks You Need

Struggling to calculate how many bricks you need for your building project? We show you how to get it right first time while saving yourself time and money

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March 14th 2023


How To Match Your Bricks Successfully
How To Match Your Bricks Successfully

Finding a perfect match is the key to success when adding a seamless extension to your property. Our Brick Matching service can help you do just that

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February 14th 2023


Different Types of Brick Walls
Different Types of Brick Walls

Different bricks can be used to build different types of walls. We take a look at the options so you don't have to

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January 25th 2023


The Ultimate A-Z Of Bricks: Part 1
The Ultimate A-Z Of Bricks: Part 1

The world of bricks is full of technical jargon and head-scratching terminology. We take you through the basics in part one of our handy 'bricktionary'

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January 11th 2023


The Ultimate A-Z Of Bricks: Part 2
The Ultimate A-Z Of Bricks: Part 2

The world of bricks is full of technical jargon and head-scratching terminology. We take you through the basics in part two of our handy 'bricktionary'

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January 10th 2023


Your Guide To Brick Transport
Your Guide To Brick Transport

There are a lot of challenges when it comes to moving bricks. From site access to offloading, we're here to help you prepare for your next delivery

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January 1st 2023


How To Lay Bricks In Winter
How To Lay Bricks In Winter

Wondering how to lay bricks in winter? We've got the lowdown on completing that urgent masonry project when the frost sets in

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November 29th 2022


Brick Buildings We Love: 10 Downing Street
Brick Buildings We Love: 10 Downing Street

Ten Downing Street is recognisable around the world for its black door and brick facade. Here's a brief history of the building and its bricks

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October 26th 2022


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

The Indy 500 has a rich brick heritage. Find out what makes this iconic motor race so special - and how 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. We take a look at some of our favourites

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May 14th 2022


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

Love to see bricks in the built environment? Here's all you need to know about Chicago's Monadnock - the largest 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 perfect gift for the brick lover in your life? We've rounded up the best gift ideas

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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? Read our simple guide to 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 what do they offer that traditional facing bricks don't? And how do you use them in your build?

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November 3rd 2021

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