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Summer DIY Projects to Take on This Year

July 10, 2019

Summer DIY Projects to Take on This Year

The sun is shining, the kids are smiling, and the air smells like barbecue. We’re kicking off the season with a list of big summer projects that you can do yourself. You can choose from a variety of ways to add a refreshing touch of summer to your home inside and out with these creative seasonal DIY projects. We’ve got...

Sunroom Ideas, Benefits, and 3 Things You Should Know

June 27, 2019

Sunroom Ideas, Benefits, and 3 Things You Should Know

Are you thinking about adding a sunroom to your home? Before you begin construction, there are a few things you should know. In this guide, we’ve included all of the information you need about adding a sunroom, including benefits and design ideas. Benefits of a Sunroom There are enough benefits of a sunroom to fill an entire book, but for...

Rustic Interior Design Ideas and DIY Tips

June 27, 2019

Rustic Interior Design Ideas and DIY Tips

Rustic home decor is a beautiful combination of natural aesthetics, contrasting textures, repurposed antiques, and thrift store finds. Create a charming, cozy home with these essential rustic interior design ideas and easy DIY tips. Exposed Brick Exposed brick is a beautiful focal point in any rustic home. Nowadays, adding brick to your home’s interior is easier than ever with our...

How to Install BrickPanel+ Foam Panels Mechanically

June 19, 2019

How to Install BrickPanel+ Foam Panels Mechanically

Old Mill Brick BrickPanel+ system can also be installed mechanically over surfaces such as plywood, drywall, and others that can be screwed into. To install BrickPanel+ panels mechanically, you’ll need your foam panels, wood screws (length varies depending on your foam thickness), Old Mill Brick fasteners, a level, and a box cutter or other sharp knife. Step 1 Cutting the...

About Us: The Hunsakers

June 17, 2019

About Us: The Hunsakers

Old Mill Brick traces its beginnings to 2006 when Garrick Hunsaker founded Hunsaker Exteriors. Garrick has a long family history in siding and spent his early career installing and managing stucco jobs. Garrick learned all there is to know about exterior installation. This includes insulation code, techniques, and new ways to do siding such as thin bricks, stone work, and...

What Colors Look Best With Brick?

June 13, 2019

What Colors Look Best With Brick?

Using exposed brick in your home decor design plan is a great way to add impact and style to an otherwise boring room. Finding colors that go with the brick the way you want them to may be an added challenge, however. Check out our tips below for choosing the perfect brick and paint color combinations that fit your personal...

How to Measure for Product

June 10, 2019

How to Measure for Product

To get started on a thin brick or Brickwebb project, you will first need to know how much product to order. You will need a tape measure for this process. To find out how much product you need, follow these steps: Step 1 Measure the length and height of the wall or floor. Step 2 If your project includes corners...

How to Mix Type S Mortar

June 5, 2019

How to Mix Type S Mortar

Most Type S Mortar mix that you can use for grout comes in a powdered form that you mix with water. You will need a five gallon bucket, a hand drill and mixer attachment, your bag of mortar and water. Add about 2 inches of water to your five gallon bucket. Dump in half of the bag of mortar mix...

How to Easily Cut Thin Brick

June 5, 2019

How to Easily Cut Thin Brick

When doing a Brickwebb project, you will likely come across some obstacles that you need to cut around such as outlets, thermostats, windows, air vents, etc. You’ll also need to cut thin brick at the edge of your wall or floor. You can easily cut your thin brick using a hand tile cutter. Step 1 First, hold up your Brickwebb...

How to Grout With a Grout Bag and Jointer

June 5, 2019

How to Grout With a Grout Bag and Jointer

The easiest way to grout your Brickwebb project is with a grout bag and brick jointer. This method also reduces the amount of grout that gets on the brick face. Make sure that your brick adhesive and optional sealer has had at least 24 hours to dry before grouting. For this step, you’ll need either a type s mortar mix...

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