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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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This builder’s personal choice? Chesapeake Pearl

This builder’s personal choice? Chesapeake Pearl

When Scott Naylor of Naylor Custom Homes built his new home, he selected Chesapeake Pearl brick with white mortar using white sand. Great choice! Chesapeake Pearl is whiter than its sister brick Oyster Pearl and it works especially well with the dark stone and dark...

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White brick, dark trim and stone set this show home apart

White brick, dark trim and stone set this show home apart

With a white brick Villa Chase, dark trim, wood features, and stone create solid and beautiful curb appeal. Ray Bullins Construction entered this stately lodge in Greensboro's Parade of Homes last fall. Bullins, keeping with homeowner trends toward lighter colored...

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Tufts House brick perfect for English Revival cottage style

Tufts House brick perfect for English Revival cottage style

There's an English Revival cottage in Summerfield, North Carolina's Mitchell's Landing neighborhood. Brian Elliott, owner of B. Elliott Enterprises, got inspired by English Revival and French Provincial cottage styles and merged them both using Tufts House brick and...

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For a versatile white brick, take a look at Villa Chase

For a versatile white brick, take a look at Villa Chase

What’s old is new with the Pine Hall Brick Augustine line of machine weathered brick. And one of the newest is Villa Chase, that debuted in the 2017 Parade of Homes. Since then, it’s taken off as a choice of custom builders and in new neighborhoods, where brick is...

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Reclaimed brick? No, it’s Kennon House

Reclaimed brick? No, it’s Kennon House

Building a custom home is difficult. There are many moving parts and pieces. From the style of home to what brick and mortar color, trim, roofing, and windows. It can be overwhelming. People often times go for a look: the French Provisional, Colonial, Craftsman,...

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Villa Chase brick: old world charm in a brand new home

Villa Chase brick: old world charm in a brand new home

Custom Homes by Hamrick designed and built this instant classic in Winston-Salem’s Buena Vista neighborhood. Builder Don Hamrick kept a couple of mature oaks on the freshly landscaped lot, so if you didn’t know it was a brand new home, you might think it was built in...

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Ashton Court brick is a builder’s choice for his own home

Ashton Court brick is a builder’s choice for his own home

When it came time for custom home builder Kevin Lansing to build a new home, he went with our Ashton Court brick. He had a lot nestled in tall oaks in his home town of Summerfield, NC, with family just up the road. Just about all the homes Lansing builds are brick and...

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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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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 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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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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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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Great Marshton Queen examples

Great Marshton Queen examples

Marshton Queen, an Augustine face brick from our Georgia plant, is a great light colored brick with a lot of versatility. At times it can skew gray and other times it has a warm beige, brown hue. Either way, it's a great option for anyone looking for a neutral,...

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If you’re thinking about Chesapeake Pearl

If you’re thinking about Chesapeake Pearl

in.When you think of brick, the classic red color might come to mind, but lately, one of our best selling colors has been, Chesapeake Pearl a white and creamy brick with bluish gray undertones. This versatile brick can appear more white or gray depending on your...

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Maple Grove home in Oyster Pearl by Pippin Home Design

Maple Grove home in Oyster Pearl by Pippin Home Design

Pippin Home Designs, a Charlotte-based firm, is behind this impressive Maple Grove home. An ambling English Country-style layout, this home is a beautiful blend of stone and our Oyster Pearl brick. The cooler tone of the stone helps bring out the warmer tones of the...

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French architecturally influenced home in Spanish Moss

French architecturally influenced home in Spanish Moss

Traditional Exterior by Buford Interior Designers & Decorators Dream With Jeannie One of the great advantages of building with brick is the range of colors and tones available. Whether you have a more traditional home in mind or something more intricate, there's a...

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Homes featuring Old Irvington Brick

Homes featuring Old Irvington Brick

This week's product spotlight is our Old Irvington Oversize Tumbled brick. A classy tan, beige brick, Old Irvington is great neutral option for home owners. The earth tones present in the coloration also make it a nice compliment to natural stone used in mixed stone...

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Home using Old Charleston Modular

Home using Old Charleston Modular

One of the most common requests we get is for images of our brick being used in real homes. Seeing a brick in a real life application allows you to get a sense of how it appears in direct sunlight, how paint colors can affect hue and how architectural details will...

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Northern Alabama home in Spanish Moss

Northern Alabama home in Spanish Moss

Traditional Exterior by Huntsville Architects & Designers Matheny Goldmon Architects When Jennifer and her husband were ready to build their dream home, they took their ideas to architect Marc Goldmon of Matheny Goldmon. Initially they thought they would build a...

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The unique look of Ashton Court face brick.

The unique look of Ashton Court face brick.

Part of our Augustine Line, Ashton Court face brick is a beautiful option for any home. Elegant, yet approachable, this product features gray and beige tones that allow it to feel cool or warm, depending on your landscaping and paint features. For questions about...

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Product spotlight: Sedgefield brick

Product spotlight: Sedgefield brick

When you think of a brick home, your mind probably conjures up images of classic reds and browns, but brick is more versatile than that. Recently, we had a request for some images of our Sedgefield brick in action. This unexpected gray beauty is an elegant alternative...

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