Resources

Here we've compiled some useful resource links for brick and masonry related products and services.

Residential Brick Companies:

  • Binsa - Wonderful array of colors and textures available in king Size and Executive Size (3" x 10") for cost savings,
  • Kinney Brick - Unique hand crafted boutique look brick available in modular, Queen and Texas Queen (NEW SIZE FOR GREAT ECONOMY IN THE WALL WITH A CLASSIC LOOK) size. Hand made and thin brick available also.
  • Forterra
  • Binsa - Very economical product line with nice, soft colors.
  • Carolina Ceramics
  • Cherokee Brick - Modular and queen size brick ibeautiful rustic color blends and textures.
  • Claymex
  • Cloud
  • Columbus Brick - Rustic and Paper-cut blends of queen size and modular brick that will dress-up any project. Quality products that will stand up to the test of time.
  • Commercial Brick - Nice range of colors, many flashed, ranging from red to earth tones. Available in king size.
  • D'Hanis Brick
  • General Shale - Antique or "used" look modular in various colors and blends. Available in thin brick for interior decorating.
  • Glen-Gery
  • Kansas
  • Kentwood - Brick with a "Creole" flair from south Louisiana. Available in modular, Queen size and King size.
  • Lakewood
  • Magnum - Traditional brick line manufactured in Oklahoma with nice colors and textures. Available in Big John size.
  • Old Carolina - Take a trip back in time when you see this traditional line of "hand made" brick and pavers. Colors and sizes that are timeless and can be seen on many fine homes.
  • Sioux City
  • St. Joe
  • Triangle - Fresh new product line from a new manufacturing plant in Texas. Mostly available in king size with queen size and modular size being added at a later date.
  • Ragland Clay Products - Old world look rustic brick available in modular, queen and engineer sizes. Thin brick available.
  • Boral Bricks - An exciting and traditional offering of both true tumbled brick and rustic straight edged brick. Most colors and textures are available in modular, queen, king and estate sizes.

Commercial Brick Companies:

  • Carolina Ceramics - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • Cherokee Brick - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • Columbus Brick - Extruded formal commercial brick, paper cut brick and tumbled rustic brick in multiple colors. Available in modular, Queen and engineer size. Thin brick available.
  • Cloud Ceramics - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • D'Hanis Brick & Tile Company - Dry pressed solid and extruded brick and pavers with unique special shapes and textures available. sizes and colors are perfect or the "old world" style.
  • General Shale - Vast line of colors. Thin Brick available.
  • Glen Gery Brick - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • Forterra - Multiple colors and textures available in King and Modular size from their Athens, Texas plant. Seen on many prestigious commercial buildings across the country.
  • Interstate Brick - Multiple sizes, colors and textures available including oversize structural brick.
  • Kansas Brick & Tile - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • Lakewood Brick - Multiple sizes, colors and textures available including oversize structural brick.
  • Laticrete - MVIS Masonry Veneer Installation System for masonry veneers, thin brick, natural stone, and manufactured stone.
  • Marion Ceramics - Paving brick. Multiple colors and thicknesses for every style and application. Good for indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Mutual Materials - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available.
  • Palmetto Brick - Nice assortment of colors and textures.
  • Pinehall Pavers - Paving brick
  • Sioux City Brick - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available. Can meet FBX standards.
  • St. Joe Brick - True wood molded brick made by the same process for over a hundred years. Produced in several sizes and soft colors featuring an iron spot found in the native clay.
  • Triangle Brick - - Multiple sizes, colors and textures are available. Made in Texas at a new manufacturing facility.
  • Watsontown Brick - Many colors and textures.
  • Whiteacre-Greer - Dry Pressed paving brick.

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Cleaning Products

101 Lime Solvent - 101 Lime Solvent is a concentrated acidic cleaner for dark colored brick and tile surfaces which are not subject to metallic oxidation. Can be used on colored mortar joints. Safely removes excess mortar and construction dirt.

600 Detergent - 600 Detergent is a general purpose, concentrated acidic cleaner for brick, tile and concrete surfaces. Dissolves mortar smears and construction dirt quickly, leaving the masonry clean and uniform with no acid burning or streaking.

*800 Stain Remover - *800 Stain Remover is a specialty masonry cleaning product that effectively removes green vanadium stains commonly found in buff or white brick. 800 Stain Remover also removes straw stains, acid burns and other metallic discolorations from most masonry surfaces.

942 Limestone and Marble Cleaner - 942 Limestone and Marble Cleaner is a ready to use nonacidic alkaline cleaning gel. Designed for removing moderate to severe atmospheric staining, this low odor gel cleaner is appropriate for use on exterior or interior masonry surfaces.

All Surface Cleaner - All Surface Cleaner is a revolutionary formula for cleaning and degreasing heavily soiled stone, tile and masonry. Its ideal for concrete and other hard surfaces stained and soiled by hard use and heavy traffic. Its extremely dilutable for application to nearly any surface. In concentrate, it dissolves quickly and efficiently with cold water, making it as easy to use as it is effective.

Asphalt and Tar Remover - Asphalt and Tar Remover is a highly efficient multipurpose solvent cleaner for masonry and concrete. It is easy to apply and water rinsable. Ideal for cleaning and surface preparation, Asphalt and Tar Remover will not damage most masonry or concrete.

BioKlean Activator - BioKlean Activator safely removes biological and atmospheric staining from vertical or horizontal masonry surfaces. Cleans difficult mold and mildew staining that blackens limestone, marble, concrete and other masonry surfaces in humid environments.

BioKlean Cleaner - BioKlean Cleaner safely removes biological and atmospheric staining from vertical or horizontal masonry surfaces. Cleans difficult mold and mildew staining that blackens limestone, marble, concrete and other masonry surfaces in humid environments.

BioWash - BioWash - Growth of bacteria, fungi, algae, licens, and mosses disfigures and degrades many types of construction materials. BioWash is a highly efficient alternative to aggressive cleaners traditionally used on interior and exterior masonry, stone and tile surfaces.

Blok-Guard & Graffiti Control - Blok-Guard & Graffiti Control is a clear, solvent-based silicone elastomer formulated to weatherproof concrete block and other porous masonry materials. Blok-Guard and Graffiti Control protects masonry surfaces from repeated graffiti attacks without altering the natural appearance.

Blok-Guard & Graffiti Control II - Blok-Guard & Graffiti Control II is a clear-drying, water based silicone emulsion for eatherproofing concrete block and other porous masonry materials.

Burnished Block Sealer - Burnished Block Sealer is a water based acrylic emulsion for protecting and enhancing the finish of burnished concrete block. Applied with brush, roller or low pressure sprayer, this milky white liquid dries quickly to a tightly adhered glossy finish. It provides resistance to the scrapes and scuffs of transport and facilitates the removal of mortar smears and other construction soiling. It is also an enhancer for the appearance of the burnished block and makes maintenance cleaning easier.

Burnished Custom Masonry Cleaner - Burnished Custom Masonry Cleaner removes common construction and atmospheric staining from custom masonry and other architectural concrete surfaces. This general purpose, nonetching acidic cleaner removes rust, mud, oil, atmospheric dirt, mortar smears and other stains without altering the surface texture.

Custom Masonry Cleaner - Custom Masonry Cleaner removes concrete splashes, excess mortar, mud, retarders, heavy efflorescence, embedded stains, rust and surface soiling from textured custom masonry surfaces. removes concrete splashes, excess mortar, mud, retarders, heavy efflorescence, embedded stains, rust and surface soiling from textured custom masonry surfaces.

Custom Masonry Sealer - Custom Masonry Sealer is a clear, solvent based silicone elastomer formulated to weatherproof custom masonry units, cast stone, architectural concrete block, precast concrete, wood and porous masonry without altering the natural appearance. It penetrates and fills pores to prevent water penetration through exterior walls exposed to normal weathering.

EK Restoration Cleaner - EK Restoration Cleaner is a concentrated compound for dissolving tough carbon deposits and other atmospheric staining. A practical alternative to conventional acid cleaners, near neutral ph , cleans brick, granite, sandstone, terra cotta, and other masonry including most limestone. Safer and less expensive than sandblasting, it loosens and dissolves dirt, paint oxidation and other stains associated with aged and dirty buildings.

Fast Acting Stripper - Fast Acting Stripper is a thixothropic stripping compound designed for removing coatings and epoxies from masonry, wood and metal surfaces. It also removes oil, grease and waxes from concrete decks, tile and terrazzo floors.

Ferrous Stain Remover - Ferrous Stain Remover is a specialty masonry cleaning product that effectively removes iron, maganese, vanadium,straw stains, acid burns and other metallic discolorations from brick, stone, masonry and concrete surfaces.

Fireplace Cleaner - Fireplace Cleaner is a nonacidic detergent formulated to remove dirt, smoke and carbon staining from brick and stone fireplaces. Dissolved surface staining is easily washed away with low volume water or wet sponge.

Gloss N Guard - Gloss N Guard is a highly durable, protective coating for tile, pavers, terrazzo and other polished and unpolished masonry. It dries to a high gloss finish which enhances the natural beauty of treated surfaces.

H40 Sure Klean Weather Seal - H40 Sure Klean Weather Seal is formulated as a deep penetrating water repellent and consolidation treatment for brick, most natural stone, terra cotta, historic concrete, stucco and cast stone surfaces. H40 protects against deterioration caused by water and water borne contaminants while strengthening weathered surfaces and soft mortar joints.

Heavy Duty Paint Stripper - Heavy Duty Paint Stripper an alkaline formula with organic solvents, removes multiple layers of paint and graffiti from masonry surfaces.

Natural Stone Treatment WB - Natural Stone Treatment WB is an odorless, water based solution of potassium methyl siliconate developed to effectively treat a wide range of natural stone and masonry surfaces. It provides long lasting repellency without altering the natural appearance of the substrate.

Paver Enhancer - Paver Enhancer is a solvent based blend of high quality siloxanes modified to provide excellent water repellency and color enhancement to interlocking concrete, fired clay, porous tile and many types of natural stone surfaces. It penetrates and reacts with the surface to form a chemical bond, providing long term durability, alkali resistance and superior breathability.

Restoration Cleaner - Restoration Cleaner is a concentrated compound formulated as a carbon solubilizer. Used properly, it cleans brick, granite, sandstone, terra cotta, exposed aggregate and other masonry except limestone, marble or concrete. This product has been safely and effectively used to clean historic structures thru out the US and Canada.

Saltguard - Saltguard may be used on horizontal surfaces such as sidewalks, tile and brick pavers. It also provides excellent protection for retaining walls, bridge pilings and other veritcal areas. In coastal areas it protects against salt air by reducing chloride penetration. It also prevents deep seated staining by mud splashes and other waterborne contaminants.

Sand Joint Stabilizer - Sand Joint Stabilizer is a durable acrylic coating that consolidates loose sand joints and protects them and concrete and brick pavers from water penetratiion. Treated surfaces resist water related problems including freeze thaw damage, efflorescence and weed growth. It also limits staining from spilled oil and food and drink. Treated surfaces are easier to clean and last longer.

SC - 1 Sacrificial Coating - SC - 1 Sacrificial Coating is a clear, water based sacrificial coating for control of graffiti on most building surfaces. It acts as a graffiti barrier, preventing spray paints, crayons and ink from penetrating and staining the underlying surface. Graffiti is removed from protected surfaces by high pressure hot water,or Sure Klean Fast Acting Stripper.

Siloxane PD - Siloxane PD is a ready to use, water based silane/siloxane water repellent. Designed for use on concrete and masonry surfaces. It penetrates more deeply than conventional water or solvent based water repellents. Low odor and alkaline stable, is ideal for field or inplant application to color sensitive concrete, most masonry and stucco surfaces. Application equipment, window glass and areas affected from overspray are easily cleaned with soap and water.

Siloxane WB Concentrate - Siloxane WB Concentrate is a self emulsifying water repellent concentrate designed for dilution with fresh water at the jobsite. This solvent free blend of silanes and oligomeric alkoxysiloxanes mixes easily with water to produce a penetrating water repellent ideal for application to dense or porous masonry surfaces.

SL100 Water Repellent - SL100 Water Repellent complies with all known regulations limiting the Volatile Organic Compound content of architectural coatings and sealers.

SLX100 Water and Oil Repellent - SLX100 Water and Oil Repellent complies with all known regulations limiting the less water and less exempt solvent Volatile Organic Compound content of architectural coatings and sealers. VOC does not exceed 400 grams per liter.

Spectrum Hard Surface Cleaner - Spectrum Hard Surface Cleaner is a "next generation" product for cleaning and degreasing light to heavily soiled concrete, stone, tile, masonry and much more.

Stone, Tile and Masonry Protector(STMP) - Stone, Tile and Masonry Protector(STMP) is a clear, waterborne oil and stain. This easy to use, low VOC low odor protective treatment improves the stain resistance and simplifies maintenance cleaning of interior or exterior stone, quarry tile, concrete and masonry surfaces.

Vana Trol - Vana Trol is a concentrated acidic cleaner for new masonry surfaces that are subject to vanadium, manganese and other metallic stains. It is designed to simplify rinsing and reduces potential for efflorescence.

EaCoChem - A wide range of products for new masonry cleaning, masonry restoration, coating removal and more using EaCo Chem chemistry.

NMD 80 New Masonry Detergent - Cleans and removes excess mortar, job dirt, efflorescence, calcite and more from just about all types of masonry including brick, block, natural stone, manmade stone, limestone, cast stone, windows, pavers, burnished block and many more masonry surfaces.

SOS-50 - A buffered detergent-base3d solution designed for cleaning new masonry,the HCl has been replaced with Organic Salts making this product an acid alternative where needed. Can be used to clean virtually any masonry with no scrubbing.

OneRestore - Safe new product capable of removing stains form limestone and brick. It can also be used to restore glass and anodized aluminum. It can remove virtually any oxide stain including copper stains. Spray on / spray off application eliminates scrubbing.

EF-Fortless - A soap solution that melts the powdery efflorescence and haze from cleanup efflorescence and helps control its return. It is mildly acidic making it perfect for color sensitive products since it will not discolor brick, block or mortar. Just spray on and walk away.