Updating house with brick veneers
Painted brick will not accept the scratch coat because it is not porous.This does not mean that all unpainted brick is perfect, either.
Don’t want to paint that cedar siding one more time?Our hand made custom colored stones can update your existing home.We have assisted homeowners in the Chicago market whose homes currently have siding such as brick, cedar siding, aluminum siding, vinyl siding and Dryvit (EIFS).Listed here are the most popular materials for exterior siding.Your decision can change the look of an entire neighborhood.Solid Masonry Solid masonry construction is also called ‘Solid Brick’, ‘Double Brick’, and sometimes ‘Brick and Block’.In its most common form, a solid masonry wall consists of an outer layer of brick and an inner layer of brick (a layer of brick is called a ‘wythe’ in masonry circles). Or what about one of those ubiquitous 1960s brick interior walls?Installing stone veneer directly over the brick may be the solution for you. For ages, homeowners have painted over brick in an attempt to cover it up.But painted brick is unattractive, irreversible, and a deficit when you try to sell your home.Stone veneer is a better way to dress up interior brick and increase your property value. But it is not as easy as troweling mortar onto the brick and applying veneer.