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 …

Masonry Materials: What You Need to Know Before Your Next Big Home Project

Your home is your castle, and that’s why it is important to choose high-quality brick, stone, tile, mortar, grout, and other products that will be sturdy and fit your style when building or renovating. There are so many types of masonry materials; however, it can be confusing to sort out exactly what you need for your project. Types of Materials …

Three Great Reasons To Choose Veneer Brick

Although brick veneer and houses made of brick look the same and often deceive the eyes of people passing by, the reality is that the two things are entirely different. Not necessarily due to how these houses will look, but entirely because of the purpose of the bricks in both homes. A solid brick house is one that cannot stand …

Brick Veneer Keeps Walls Drier than Vinyl, Fiber Cement, Manufactured Stone and Stucco Siding

Renowned Independent 3rd Party Lab Concludes Brick Veneer is the driest of all wall panels evaluated November 15, 2010 (Reston, VA) An independent 3rd party building products laboratory, a wholly owned subsidiary of the country’s pre-eminent trade association for the housing industry has recently completed a year-long field moisture study entitled “Moisture Performance Comparison of Typical Residential Wall Assemblies.” The …

NAHB Research Center Evaluates Brick Veneer for 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. Of the eight wall systems testedaccounting for approximately 90% of the cladding systems used todaybrick veneer wall assemblies performed the best overall in controlling moisture. The …

New Study Shows Brick Veneer Driest of Exterior Walls Tested

RESTON, VA — 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 …

Veneer Brick Is the New Preferred Choice for the Timeless Look and Feel of Brick Exterior

Reasonable costs and simple installment is making  thin brick installation the prime choice for consumers. WARREN, Michigan, January 14, 2011 — When home owners and builders need to decide on the most trusted and easiest way available to install brick walls, there is only one choice: The American Brick Company (www.ambrico.com).  By using Ambrico’s EZ Wall® Engineered thin brick system, …