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5 Benefits of Driveway Edging

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5 Benefits of Driveway Edging

Feel like your driveway looks a bit boring? Want a way to protect your driveway and boost your curb appeal all at once? If so, you may be in need of driveway edging – one of the premium services we provide here at It’s The Brick Guys. Let’s explore some of the key benefits of

How to Design a Pet-Friendly Paver Patio

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How to Design a Pet-Friendly Paver Patio

Your pets are an active part of your life. They go where you go, even if it’s only to the backyard. If you’re redesigning or expanding your patio, you may want to plan around your pets. Here are some tips for designing a pet-friendly patio. Use Shallow Patio Steps, If Possible As your pets get

Should You Grout or Sand Patio Pavers?

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Should You Grout or Sand Patio Pavers?

When you think of brick, you think of mortar. The two go hand-in-hand. Mortar and grout may be common for indoor brick applications, but they aren’t ideal for most outdoor settings. Let’s compare grouting vs. sanding for patio pavers to determine which option is right for you. Why Grout Isn’t Ideal for Patio Pavers Patio

Enhance Your Curb Appeal with a Custom Front Patio

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Enhance Your Curb Appeal with a Custom Front Patio

Feel like your home is missing something? Want to jazz up your curb appeal without major reconstruction? A front patio may be the perfect way to reach your goals. It’s The Brick Guys specializes in paver patios, brick walkways, and other hardscaping services. Read on to learn how to design a custom front patio. How

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Can You Use Regular Bricks for a Fire Pit?

A fire pit is an excellent addition to any backyard. Whether you’re planning autumn get togethers or you just want a peaceful retreat for the cold months, a fire pit is a worthy investment. With this in mind, it’s important to use the right materials when constructing a fire pit. Otherwise, you may end up

Wood Deck vs. Paver Patio - Which One Is Better?

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Wood Deck vs. Paver Patio – Which One Is Better?

If you want an outdoor entertainment space, there are several ways to go about designing it. Two of the most popular options are wood decks and paver patios, and they both have their pros and cons. In this guide, we’ll compare features of a wood deck vs. paver patio to help you choose the right

Brick Retaining Wall Repair Before and After

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Can a Retaining Wall Be Repaired?

Do you have a retaining wall that’s falling apart? Worried that the blocks are going to collapse at any minute? Not only is this an eyesore, but it can also be a safety concern. Thankfully, most retaining walls can be repaired, as long as you have reliable retaining wall contractors on hand to assist you.

What Causes Chimney Brick Damage? (AKA Brick Spalling)

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What Causes Chimney Brick Damage? (AKA Brick Spalling)

Do the bricks on your chimney look like they could fall off at any minute? Has your disheveled chimney destroyed your curb appeal? If so, you may be the victim of chimney brick damage, otherwise known as brick spalling. This is a somewhat common occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Read on

What's the Difference between Cultured Stone and Stone Veneer?

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What’s the Difference between Cultured Stone and Stone Veneer?

If you’re thinking about adding to your curb appeal or interior design features, you might look into stone veneer. This is a great option to add color, texture and visual interest to your property. There are two main categories of stone veneer: natural stone and cultured stone. Both options look beautiful, but they have their

Will an Outdoor Kitchen Increase Home Value?

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Will an Outdoor Kitchen Increase Home Value?

Have you been thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your home? Once the COVID-19 pandemic happened, we saw a big surge in homeowners enhancing their outdoor living spaces. If you’re going to be stuck at home most of the time, you might as well make the place enjoyable. Now that the pandemic has started