Bricks refer to brick building equipment used to construct walls, pavements and other elements in stonework construction. The the technicality of brick varies with time, traditionally, consisted of clay, while today it is denoted as rectangular units laid in mortar. There exist numerous types of bricks which vary in size, shape, design, however they are mostly manufactured in bulk. The types of bricks are types of bricks are named in accordance with their use, size, origin, quality, texture, and/or materials. Bricks can be classified by the manufactured method into the following divisions, Extruded, Dry-pressed and Moulded brick. The extruded bricks, for instance, are designed by being forced through an opening in a steel die, with a very reliable magnitude and form while the moulded ones are shaped in moulds by humans or by machines, on the other hand, the depressed bricks are made of thick clay mix and are also compressed with higher force just like the extruded bricks. Bricks can also be hollow, keyed, or paved. For instance, common bricks are designed not to be visible and are mainly used for internal structure of a building, the face bricks, on the other hand, are mainly applied on the peripheral surfaces of a building mainly to offer a clean and authentic appearance, on the other hand paving bricks are used in walk away and on roadways, while the thin bricks have a relatively small height and length and are mostly thin.
Moreover, bricks can be designed into chemical resistant, engineering bricks, and refractory bricks. Chemical bricks for instance are, made with resistance to chemicals, the fie bricks are mostly fire resistant. Moreover, bricks can be classified according to the place of origin, for instance, London Stock brick, Dutch brick, Nanak Brick and Roman brick.
Suppose that the brick of your home is in bad shape, or the joint of the mortar has disappeared, or some sections of the bricks are loose then it is recommended that you restore the bricks. Brick experts do recommend the following the following steps when restoring a brick. It is crucial to look for a contractor who will do the job in the event that your bricks are in bad shape. While looking for a contractor, you need to interview a number of them in order to ascertain if they are licensed by the regulatory body and if they are insured by a recognized insurance company. In the event that you are restoring the wall of your house by yourself then you need to follow the following simple procedures, these include, raking out the bed joints of the brick, cleaning out the joints , washing down the wall, mixing mortar, then use the mortar to fill the joints, after filling, brush the wall.