Brick is one of the most conventional materials known to man, they come in a variety of sizes and shapes. They are used to develop everything from the largest commercial brick building to a beautiful brick patio. Bricklayers have been used to build fireplaces and homes for thousands of years in almost every country in the world, in a wide variety of style and design. The reason for this can be summed up with one-word; quality! Brick has a quality that each of us can appreciate, it is an innate feeling that we know when we recognize it. Choosing the right building material for your home is a decision that portrays to the world who you are and what you value. Building with brick authorizes you to execute virtually any architectural design through a variety of complementary shapes, color, and textures. Brick contributes to your home value in many ways. We have been involved in building various type masonry projects that were environmentally friendly and green. Brick is a green building material it is made primarily from clay, one of the natures most abundant resources. Brick also contributes to the sustainable design and long lifespan. Other sustainable practices are durability, energy efficiency, recycled content, acoustic insulation, low construction waste and a potential for reuse. Finally, bricks are manufactured with modern-day practices.
Choosing to build with brick has other practical considerations, brick is a natural insulator, it's slow to absorb or lose heat. It will be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, all the while saving you money on the fuel bill. Brick also never needs to be painted or sanded. Brick won't rot, fade or peel, it just improves with time. Building with brick brings a feeling of warmth and hospitality when it's used in an interior setting. By adding brick to a fireplace, kitchen wall or wine room, you can turn ordinary living spaces into a stunning work of art. When building with brick on the exterior of your home, brick is a maintenance saver in many ways. Brick will hold up far longer than homes that have typical type siding or stucco. This can lead to a saving of time, energy, and safety. Brick is one of the most fire resistant materials known to man. Brick can withstand temperatures that will burn and melt most other materials. Last but not least, it's the resale value of a brick masonry home. If and when you decide to sell your brick home, you will find it will command a much higher price. This requires your initial investment a very logical one indeed.
We have been building brick homes in the Seattle area for over 35 years. If you go to my picture gallery, you will be able to see quite a few pictures of brick homes, brick fireplaces, brick walls and brick patios. Take a moment and click on the brick picture, and enlarge them. When you do, you will see that these brick homes are as beautiful as the day that they were built. Many of these brick homes, fireplaces, and walls were built over 30 years ago. Brick is truly an ageless material in many settings. Brick masonries only improve with time. It's no wonder that brick has been used for thousands of years in every country in the world. Building with brick is building for the generations. Let us assist you with your next brick project. From a new brick home to a beautiful brick patio or a brick walkway. We will provide you with extraordinary masonry service at reasonable prices. We are your hometowns bricklaying contractor.