Maintenance of Brick Walls?

Answer Brick walls provide separation of property from neighboring yards, security, privacy, and support for many vining types of plants. Brick is a durable, weather-resistant material that requires littl... Read More »

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How to Tell If a House Has Brick Veneer Vs. Solid Brick Walls?

Brick veneer is a single layer of brick covering an exterior wall of a house that's made from another material, such as wood or steel. The weight of the structure is borne by the inner part of the ... Read More »

Landscape Walls That Look Like Brick?

If you love the look of traditional brick but want something different than the standard, you can choose from a number of other masonry options. A popular building material, brick is both attractiv... Read More »

What is the best way to take faux brick off of your walls?

Use a chisel, 2-3" wide or so, and use it to pop off the bricks and mortar. Then, you'll need to use a solution of muriatic acid to take off any mortar. Wear appropriate gloves.

How do I remove ivy from brick walls?

Gather SuppliesGather pruning shears, garden gloves and trash bags, and place them near the ivy-covered wall. Get a stepladder or step stool that is high enough to allow you to reach the top of the... Read More »