Bricklayers Dewsbury

Regional differences in bricks

If you look around England and the rest of the UK you can see some really big differences in the bricks. The regional varieties are really interesting and can have an impact on new projects. As one of the top bricklayers Dewsbury has, we can help clients to select the right materials. We can then…

Bricklayers Halifax

Getting the right thickness on bed joints

The bed joints are one of the most important parts of brickwork and masonry. Without them, structures would not have the necessary stability. The joints create bonds between materials and allow a certain amount of movement. This can stop them from collapsing under lateral loads and reduces the risk of cracking. As one of the…

Bricklayers Barnsley

Is brick tinting right for you?

In our last article we spoke about matching bricks to make repairs and new work blend into the property. Sadly, it is not always possible to find a good match. Here brick tinting may be the best option for you. Below we want to take a closer look at how it works so you can…

Bricklayers Leeds

Three things to consider when brick matching

Brick matching is one of the most important parts of a repair or extension project. You want the new brickwork to blend in with the existing bricks. If it doesn’t, it will look bad and could ruin the aesthetics of the whole property. However, getting a good match can be really difficult. Luckily, we can…

Bricklayers Bradford

Making brick construction more sustainable

Our speciality is offering top tier workers for brickwork and masonry projects. We are confident we have some of the greatest bricklayers Bradford has available. In fact, we are an accredited business with the Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme. In addition, we are a SMAS member. This gives our clients complete peace of mind…

Bricklayers Wakefield

The costs of poor workmanship

As one of the most respectable bricklaying companies in our region, we go above and beyond to complete our projects. We serve public and private clients by offering them the finest bricklayers Wakefield has available. We have a reliable team of professionals, so you can trust us on every job.

Bricklayers West Yorks

Identifying the three main types of bricks

When most people think about bricks they will probably imagine the most common type – the red, clay ones. However, these are just one style of facing brick. There are actually lots of options here. In addition there are two other main types; engineering and common brick. Because we are one of the leading bricklayers…

Bricklayers Huddersfield

Why is building with bricks so popular?

In the UK bricks are still the top choice for building materials. This is true whether it is homes, boundary walls, or heavy duty structures. There are many great reasons for using them. As one of the leading bricklayers Huddersfield has, we know very well why people will likely continue using these materials for many…

Bricklayers Dewsbury

Using Portland cement in mortar

Using the right type of mortar on a masonry project is crucial. It makes up about 30% of the whole surface and is responsible for proving stability. However, you need to think about things like the hardness, breathability, and how quickly it sets. As one of the leading bricklayers Dewsbury has, we can help clients…

Bricklayers Halifax

A quick look at brick sizes

Whether you are building something new, adding an extension, or repairing walls, you need to think about brick sizes. There is a lot of choice here and it is not always easy to decide what to choose. Below is some useful information about the sizing. Best Brickwork has some of the most skilful bricklayers Halifax…