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Pro tip: It’s Easy to Install Thin Clad Interior Brick

Pro tip: It’s Easy to Install Thin Clad Interior Brick

Interior brick can easily be added to any home and you don’t need the skills of a mason to gain the beautiful results.Using ThinClad brick can turn just about any vertical surface into a highly durable and beautiful wall that’s great for defining sections of a home...

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Aesthetic paving – brick gives designs a competitive edge

Aesthetic paving – brick gives designs a competitive edge

Aesthetic paving for public, institutional and corporate applications is achievable with clay brick pavers. The segmental nature of pavers and their broad range of colors and styles give landscape designers and paving contractors lots a latitude to create affordable,...

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Paver landscaping is a labor of love for Luke DiVenti

Paver landscaping is a labor of love for Luke DiVenti

Paver landscaping is a great way to beautify your property. It's also a fun way to expand outdoor living space. And, sometimes it can solve common yard care problems. Luke DiVenti of Greensboro has been a regular at our annual Paver Days events. It's where he gets...

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How to sell residential hardscape projects

How to sell residential hardscape projects

Our annual Paver Days was a success again this past April 2018. We do it each spring and it’s always fun to meet our customers who come to Madison, Winston-Salem, and Fairmount to take advantage of once-a-year pricing on some of our most popular pavers. We enjoy...

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How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

How to build a patio or walkway with no-cut paver patterns

A small no-cut paver patio or walkway is a straightforward do-it-yourself job. We have a guide called The Seven Simple Steps that covers all you need to know to complete the project. Although the first step in the Seven Steps is calculating the materials you need, we...

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Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

Rehab concrete patio or sidewalk in 4 steps

If you already have a concrete patio or sidewalk, you can update the space simply by laying brick pavers over the old surface. There are a number of advantages to doing it this way. The biggest is that the base is already there and you instantly improve the appearance...

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Innovative paving for Innovation Plaza in Philadelphia

Innovative paving for Innovation Plaza in Philadelphia

Looking for innovative paving? Along 37th Street in Philadelphia, there are single concrete blocks rising from the ground that celebrate the achievements of individuals within the fields of science, technology, engineering and art, all of whom have ties to...

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Love the look of reclaimed brick? You can get it for less

Love the look of reclaimed brick? You can get it for less

When mason Hugo Yanez, owner of Fred's Masonry, got the job for this new home in Greensboro, NC, he was excited that the owners chose reclaimed brick. Repurposing salvaged brick is a great example of how sustainable brick can be—it lasts for centuries—and how it...

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Interior brick accents define open floor plan

Interior brick accents define open floor plan

Interior brick is a great way to add accents and define any space within an open floor plan. When home builder Shawn Peterson designed and built his rustic modern home up a hill from the Haw River near Burlington, North Carolina, he specified Pine Hall Brick Oyster...

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The art of masonry meets the science of brick

The art of masonry meets the science of brick

There’s a lot science in modern brick manufacturing to get precise and consistent color in a product that meets stringent engineering standards and maintains tight specifications in size and dimension. And there’s a lot of art in masonry, to apply the brick in...

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New Brick to debut in Parade of Homes

New Brick to debut in Parade of Homes

We are pleased to debut our new Villa Chase brick at the Fall Parade of Homes. Mike Enscore, owner of Veritas Construction, looked confident one week before the Parade as he took a cell phone call from the job site, still bustling with crews putting on finishing...

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A practical approach to selecting brick

A practical approach to selecting brick

Congratulations! If you are reading this, you’ve decided to build with brick. Great choice because it’s durable, safe, sustainable, maintenance free and above all, it’s beautiful. Now for the fun part, selecting brick for your new home. You will have a lot of choices...

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A traditional brick home is already an American classic

A traditional brick home is already an American classic

Right across the street from the amazing European villa we featured in the previous post, is a this traditional brick home. It's relatively new construction, but with Rustic Village brick and matching pavers, it's already a classic. And it's just one more great...

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Clay pavers are perfect for exterior makeover

Clay pavers are perfect for exterior makeover

Landscaping is a makeover this is a cost-efficient investment in home value. It also enhances enjoyment of your outdoor living space. Walkways, driveways and steps using clay pavers are as practical as they are beautiful. The homeowner wanted better curb appeal for...

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ECU Founders Walk adds beauty and functionality

ECU Founders Walk adds beauty and functionality

FOUNDER’S WALK MERGES BIKES AND PEDESTRIANS ON COLORFUL PAVERS At East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, the modern-day slogan is Tomorrow Starts Here. Looking toward the future is nothing new in this place, which began as a teacher’s college in 1907 and which...

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Classic brick in a new home suits an old neighborhood

Classic brick in a new home suits an old neighborhood

When realtors listed this impressive Greek revival home, they described it as a Pine Hall Brick home. So naturally we thought we should feature its classic brick design. Built in 2007 in Greensboro's Irving Park neighborhood, the home looks like it could be one of the...

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Brick is timeless for forward looking schools

Brick is timeless for forward looking schools

Design capabilities provide both contrast, consistency in new school construction projects The school campus that comprises Mae Jemison High School and Ronald McNair Junior High School in Huntsville, Alabama is a study in contrasts: the traditional and the modern, the...

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Brick and stone meet in an inviting landscaping project

Brick and stone meet in an inviting landscaping project

A stately brick colonial home would only benefit from some much needed landscaping on a partially wooded lot. The owners wanted to both expand their usable space and enhance the beauty and value of the property. Brick and stone were obvious choices to match the home's...

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Authenticity: brick fits the consumer trend

Authenticity: brick fits the consumer trend

Green Industry Pros reports that after almost a century, Pine Hall Brick Company is re-introducing itself with a new logo, a new website and a new focus on the benefits of brick construction to today’s building professionals and consumer audience, as well. The...

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A white brick masterpiece captures old world charm

A white brick masterpiece captures old world charm

Brick defines Worth Mitchell’s home in Kernersville, NC. From the gated entry with its distressed mortar treatment reminiscent of a 400-year-old Spanish villa to a beautifully aged two-story veranda and patio with pavers, Mitchell has crafted a dream home that looks...

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Jason Reader sold himself on Casa Grande with white mortar

Jason Reader sold himself on Casa Grande with white mortar

Home builder Jason Reader prefers to build with brick whenever possible. “We use lots of materials, but if the neighborhood and the price point line up, I’m absolutely going to choose brick,” says Reader. His most recent completed project is a 5700-square-foot brick...

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White Brick. Selecting the right white brick for your home.

White Brick. Selecting the right white brick for your home.

White Brick. It is the most commonly request color when perspective homeowners walk into our showroom. Some are looking for almost entirely white brick to go on a Modern Farmhouse. Some are searching for a more creamy white that works for an elegant Tudor. Others are...

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Pine Hall Brick pavers part of downtown revival

Pine Hall Brick pavers part of downtown revival

If you look hard enough at Center Street in downtown Goldsboro, NC, you can see the past and the future at the same time. The past was the railroad, which is the reason the town is there. The Wilmington and Weldon Railroad was completed in the 1840s. The intersection...

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Nothing like the real thing

Nothing like the real thing

Exploring social media sites like Pinterest and Houzz will spark your imagination for creating enchanting outdoor spaces, but when it comes to making decisions about bricks and pavers, it really helps to get a closer look at the materials you will actually be using in...

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Clay pavers complement historic brick at Asheville hotel

Clay pavers complement historic brick at Asheville hotel

Ridgely Dubel had admired the 100-plus-year-old colonial revival house at 15 Clayton Street in Asheville, NC, which was just around the corner from her own home. When she learned it was to be demolished, Dubel took action, bought the home and converted into a charming...

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Brick and stone: a natural combination

Brick and stone: a natural combination

Tumbled Oyster Pearl Oversize brick pairs nicely with a stone facade for strength and classic beauty. Our Pine Hall Brick Design Guide gives some pointers for choosing stone styles, color and application to complement face brick. This Oyster Pearl Oversize Tumbled...

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Lincoln Park Zoo specifies water permeable pavers

Lincoln Park Zoo specifies water permeable pavers

Simon and Garfunkel once sang, "it's all happening at the zoo," and for generations of Chicagoans, that means their famous Lincoln Park Zoo. Founded in 1868, it's one of the few institutions of its kind that does not charge admission and has long been a tradition in...

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Furman’s new student center uses water permeable pavers

Furman’s new student center uses water permeable pavers

College campuses, like college students, are a work in progress. Consider Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Long known as a leader in sustainable design—offering a major in sustainability science, hosting the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability and helping...

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Tips for pairing pavers with a brick home

Tips for pairing pavers with a brick home

If you've been with us for a while, then you know that a homes outdoor living spaces can be just as important to the look and feel of your house as the layout of your kitchen or bathroom. Well designed hardscapes can add perceived usable space to your home and...

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