According to Industry Experts Ambrico, Brick Veneer Worth the Investment

Summary: Ambrico recently discussed how brick veneer cost is worth the investment, thanks to high durability and performance of thin brick products.

Warren, MI: American Brick Company (Ambrico) recently discussed the benefits of brick veneer and thin brick products from its showroom in Warren, Michigan.  Experts agree that while brick veneer cost may initially be higher at installation then vinyl siding, it has numerous benefits that make the cost well-worth the initial investment.

Thin brick typically costs around $6.00 and $12.00 per square foot, depending on which professional installation solution that you choose.  As reported by Ambrico, when installed correctly, thin brick cost is minimal when you take into account the durable, virtually maintenance free materials that thin brick products are made out of.  Unlike other products that will crack and become discolored over time, brick veneer cost includes a lifetime of use and bright, rich colors that will never fade.

Ambrico recommends that contractors, builders and homeowners carefully weigh their options before selecting a type of siding installation.  Brick veneer cost may be higher than other siding products, such as vinyl siding, however, if you are looking for maximum durability, nothing beats thin brick.  Take the time to compare estimates between the two types to determine which is right for you, as any brick installation is an investment.

Working in the area of thin brick installations for nearly 50 years, the experts at Ambrico have noticed the trend of more requests for brick veneer throughout the years from those who are looking for not only an affordable and attractive building material, but one that is also eco-friendly.  Thanks to the high percentage of recycled materials that are used in the manufacturing of brick veneer, thin brick meets this need.   This is a huge selling point for builders who are contracted to build environmentally friendly business parks and entertainment venues that need to have a reduced carbon footprint combined with the need for a durable product that looks great too.

Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Ambrico includes a showroom, brickyard and manufacturing facility.  The company offers free estimates and information for builders and contractors interested in learn more about brick veneer installation, and maintains a large select of brick veneer samples to view in the state-of-the –art Ambrico showroom.   For more information, please visit