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Brick Veneer Toronto & Ontario

Brick Veneer masonry in Toronto and Ontario is a highly recommended home building and remodeling option. That’s primarily because it mimics appearance of a solid brick or stone wall yet cheaper with great insulation for the entire home or space. Earth Stick & Stone also uses veneer masonry as an addition to modern wood frame structures as well as placing them on concrete block walls.

Earth Stick & Stone offers veneer masonry services in Toronto, Vaughan, Newmarket, Barrie, Richmondhill, Oshawa, Oakville, Windsor, Peterborough, Ottawa and in over 50 other cities. Masonry veneer walls consist of a single non-structural external layer of masonry work, typically brick, backed by an air space. Most brick homes in Toronto and across Ontario built in the last 30 years are most likely brick veneer. Brick veneer is a single row or layer over bricks with a one inch air gap between the bricks and the framing of the house.

About Brick Veneers

Bricks are stacked one on top of the other to create the wall. Because of its money saving feature more homes in Toronto and Ontario today are built with veneered walls. Veneered walls are made from thin brick veneers. These thin brick veneers are attached to another frame. By this process, the frame work, not the brick, supports the weight of the structure. About Exterior Brick Veneer As previously stated, behind the brick veneer is a wood frame wall which is responsible for holding up the house. This essentially makes the brick veneer is what we refer to the industry as siding! Brick veneer replaced its predecessor when Toronto and Ontario building codes required more insulation in the exterior walls of buildings. Since air is one of the best insulators, brick veneers became the most preferable to use whilst saving homeowners money.

Experts in Brick Veneer Toronto & Ontario

Brick Veneer Good Insulation

The definition and process of what a good insulation is nothing but the ability to trap air. This explains why every insulation product on the market is light and fluffy. Regular brick is not exactly light and fluffy. That’s why it is least preferred when it comes to really good insulators. So by definition brick veneer house is really a wood frame house where the cavities between the studs in the wall are completely insulated.

About Thin Brick Veneer

Thin veneers give you that stone look lightweight and yet affordable. Using the same materials as stone masonry products, thin veneers are of course much thinner and have lighter format that can be applied to interior and exterior walls. They can also be applied to surfaces to create the same effect as stone. However, it uses less stone and it’s therefore much less expensive. Also its lighter weight gives it a huge advantage in most masonry applications. Contact Earth Stick & Stone and receive a free no obligation in-home estimate on veneer masonry services in Toronto and across Ontario. We also offer 100% guaranteed services. Until your project is completed to satisfaction, our work is not done. We are fast and precise with all projects. We come highly recommended in Toronto, Brampton, Vaughan, Halton hills and across several cities in Ontario.