Get Thin Brick and the E-Z Wall brick system in Castleberry. Ambrico proudly provides high quality thin and brick veneer siding from the top manufacturers, including Acme, McNear and Hanson. Our patented EZ Wall System is a widely acclaimed thin brick installation system that couples prime quality grade panels with bona-fide clay kiln-fired thin brick. Our finished projects include Ford Field in Detroit, Ann Taylor and Coach stores, and malls, schools and buildings across the country.
We offer the EZ Wall® Engineered Thin Brick System as an alternative for builders and homeowners wanting to achieve the timeless look and feel of brick in a more cost effective mannerWe would like to give you a free quote on your Castleberry siding needs. Please fill out the form on the right, or give us a call at 866-663-6898
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Alabama’s Leading Resource for Thin Brick and Brick Veneer
Thin brick is a masonry veneer of low weight applied to exterior and interior walls of homes and commercial buildings to give the look of traditional brick at a more affordable cost and lower impact to the environment. Thin brick, which is also known as brick veneer, is made from a combination of clay, gravel and cement. Thin brick is real brick, it is just made or cut thinner. Made with only a portion of the components of most bricks, the cost of thin brick is much more affordable than traditional full-thickness brick.
Thin brick is also easier to install than standard full-thickness brick. In comparison to other building materials, brick veneer is not only more aesthetically pleasing, but it’s durable and requires less maintenance than metal, wood, or vinyl siding. Metal siding is prone to dents and can fade over time. Siding with wood will need to be painted frequently, and does not stand up to inclement weather well. Thin brick has also proven to be more durable than vinyl, and is less likely to puncture.
Please keep in mind that brick veneer is a lightweight covering material used primarily for looks. Thin brick is not to be considered a load bearing solution and will not help a wall’s structural strength. Brick Veneer walls are, however self-supporting, placing no added stress on the building’s structural components. As the thin bricks are non-structural, they can be installed after the structure’s walls and roof, with out the costly brick ledge that is required for full brick. This provides a great deal of flexibility for builders in Castleberry.
In years past, the two basic techniques for installing thin brick walls were either adhered or anchored systems. The anchored system requires brick ties or angle brackets to secure the brick veneer wall to a building’s structural frame. The adhered system employs a light layer of mortar to attach the brick veneer to the structure and does not require using brick ties or anchors. These old-fashioned methods for installing thin brick are becoming out-dated thanks to Ambrico’s EZ Wall® Engineered Thin Brick System. The E-Z Wall System is easy and fast to install and features robust panels to provide the most durability and strength available in a thin brick installation system.
Although thin brick installation is easier than a regular brick wall, it is not an advisable task for non-experienced contractors or homeowners. All of the professionals that we refer have successfully passed the Ambrico EZ-Wall certification process, ran by the United States Thin Masonry Association (USTMA). We will be happy to assist in all thin brick installations in Castleberry.
Ambrico’s EZ Wall System is a great solution for replacing the existing façade of a structure since it can be put on structures built with just about every type of siding, such as vinyl, aluminum or wood. While most often used for remodeling applications, this brick veneer system can also be used in new construction where the weight of regular masonry is too heavy. The EZ Wall Engineered Thin Brick System is available with a wide selection of brick colors, textures and finishes to complement the site requirements and design of any siding job. The brick veneer selections range from very traditional looks to ultra contemporary designs. Special shapes of brick veneer are available to create sills, cornices, quoins and other ornamental architectural details.
Features of the EZ Wall® System:
- Includes a steel ledge for the thin veneer’s shear weight to rest on
- Zinc-coated galvanized to G-90 to prevent rust on heavy commercial applications
- The panel can be fastened anywhere for even weight distribution
- Specially selected components ensure strength and durability for all thin brick applications
- Ideal for exterior and interior walls in commercial construction
- High wind loading capacity tested and certified to 154 lbs per square foot
- Custom tab placement allows for more brick and pattern options
- Special engineering and design allow for easy installation and keep costs low
- Suitable for year-round installation in Castleberry
- Moisture resistant and fire-rated