A dispute over the kind of brick used on a multi-million dollar downtown hotel came to a final vote

And Thin Brick Won! Downtown Des Moines’ riverfront will soon have two new hotels. However, it didn’t come easily. Monday morning, the city council ended a long debate about what kind of bricks to use on the outside of the development. The hotel developer’s original plans called for a “thin brick” veneer. However, the city of Des Moines’ design board …

Your Questions About Brick Veneer

Thomas asks… Can I install stone veneer over brick veneer? Can I install stone veneer over brick veneer? I would like to know if I would need to completely remove the brick veneer before I can install the stone veneer. Any recommendation is helpful thanks. Mr. Thin Brick answers: To my knowledge depending on the type of stone ie; large …

Your Questions About Brick Veneer

Joseph asks… Replacing window with larger window in brick veneer wall? We are remodeling our home and I would like a bigger window in the kitchen (above the sink). How difficult is it to enlarge the opening, cut through the exterior brick veneer wall and then fill in the bricks around the new window? Thanks! We are doing a complete …

What kind of paint bonds to brick very well and will not come off?

Question by Bar19one: What kind of paint bonds to brick very well and will not come off? Anybody? Best answer: Answer by SuzanneProbably an outdoor or indoor oil based paint would work! I know from personal experience outdoor oil based needs acetone strength cleaner to get it off your skin! lol Add your own answer in the comments!