Ambrico Reports Brick Veneer is a Popular Option for Builders, Contractors

Summary: Ambrico reports that brick veneer has become a popular option for builders and contractors who are looking for an affordable and durable material that is also environmentally friendly. Warren, Michigan, February 2011 – American Brick Company (Ambrico), recently presented on the increasing popularity of brick veneer in both homes and commercial construction projects at its newly opened showroom in …

Hanson Brick Introduces Revolutionary VersaThin

CHARLOTTE, NC – March 8, 2011 – Hanson Brick, North America’s largest brick manufacturer, is introducing VersaThin, the most comprehensive palette of thin brick available. VersaThin is crafted from Hanson Brick’s existing selection of full-face brick, allowing customers to choose from any combination of size, color, texture and coating. This line provides varied styles that are easy to install, low-maintenance, …

Hanson Brick | North America | Sustainability | Environmental Benefits

You may not realize it, but by using brick from Hanson Brick, you’re dramatically reducing the carbon footprint of your project. And that’s not all. There are multiple reasons why Hanson Brick’s products are the sustainable solution for today’s world. Durability * Brick is a low maintenance, permanent, durable building product that won’t rot, rust, burn, corrode, decay, encourage mould …

Cost of Construction Materials Climbs in January

Latest producer price index figures show prices for diesel, steel, bars, steel pipe and other key construction materials have double-digit spikes during the past 12 months. The prices contractors must pay for many essential construction materials continued to increase in January, even as the amount they charge for completed projects remains flat, according to an analysis of January producer price …

Ambrico Announces Updated EZ-Wall Installation Manual

The EZ-Wall System, created by the thin brick installation experts from American Brick Company (Ambrico) has become even easier to master, thanks to the company’s recently developed training materials created exclusively for its customers. Outlining the specific steps and materials required for installation, the E-Z Wall System installation manual makes it easy to complete a thin brick installation on time …

Study Shows Brick Veneer Driest of Exterior Walls Tested

A new study by the NAHB Research Center comparing moisture resistance among typical residential exteriors evaluated brick veneer as the highest in moisture resistance and dryness. As the trend toward lighter, tighter building methods continues to raise moisture concerns, the study aimed to determine how exterior cladding can impact the moisture content of the wooden components in the wall construction. …

Spring Renovations and Thin Brick Installation from Ambrico

WARREN, MI, February 22, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — Spring is in the air, and many home and business owners are starting to plan their spring and summer renovation projects, according to American Brick Company (Ambrico). As one of the leading specialists in thin brick installation, Ambrico commonly works with building contractors and project managers on new construction and renovation projects in …

Ambrico Opens New Thin Brick Showroom in Warren, Michigan

American Brick Company (Ambrico), has announced the opening of the company’s newly designed showroom at the headquarters in Warren, MI. Ambrico’s state of the art showroom is now open to the public. Containing a wide assortment of thin brick samples and project ideas, the showroom is open to contractors, building owners, home owners and anyone else looking for the latest …

Brick Siding, The Influx Of The Future

There is a lot of talk going around these days about the need for effective yet decorative siding. One of the fastest growing types of this is brick walls. This is a great way to increase the look of a home without sacrificing any of the effectiveness that is required to keep heating bills at a minimum. Brick siding is …

Big Companies Going Green with Ambrico Thin Brick Installation

Ambrico thin brick installations becoming increasingly popular with those looking for affordable, environmentally friendly building solutions. WARREN, MI, February 09, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — American Brick Company (Ambrico), brick suppliers and installation experts, have reported that more companies are choosing thin brick installations as an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional brick products. The company, who specializes in the Ambrico E-Z Wall …