We are here to help – we have a rich history of clay brick making and our experienced team have developed in depth knowledge of the red brick making process.
Call our technical support line or send us your questions through the contact us page and we will endeavour to answer any queries you might have. We have included some useful site practice tips which will help when using clay facing bricks for your building project.
RECOMMENDED SITE PRACTICE
As protection against inclement weather, bricks arriving on site should be stored in a clean dry place and covered. Newly built brickwork must also be covered in order to prevent the possibility of efflorescence and the washing out of mortar joints. Where a recessed joint is specified the maximum recommended depth is 5mm to deter water penetration.
It is important to mix from at least 3 packs concurrently to avoid any possible colour banding. Colours shown are a representation and final brick selection should be made from product samples.
It is an important consideration when constructing or specifying bricks to be used in positions liable to be saturated and frozen e.g. parapet walls, boundary walls, retaining walls, cappings, copings and cills, that these bricks need to be suitable for use and constructed in accordance with good building practice.