Moreover, a brick can be defined as a handy-sized unit of building or paving material typically being rectangular. in the past, bricks used to refer to a unit serene of clay, however, nowadays it is used to refer to any 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. For instance when classified according to a manufacturing method, bricks can either be classified as Extruded, Dry-pressed and Molded brick. The three main types of bricks categorized by manufacture method are different in that the extruded bricks are made by being forced through an opening in a steel die, with a very reliable magnitude and form, on the other hand, the moulded ones are shaped in moulds by humans or by machines while 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.
Another classification of bricks is chemical resistant, engineering bricks and refractory bricks. The fire bricks are different from the chemical resistant bricks in that the former is highly resistant to fire whereas the latter is resistant to chemicals. Examples of bricks that are named from the places that they originate from include, London Stock brick, Dutch brick, Nanak Brick and Roman bricks.
Bricks restoration refers to the process of repairing bricks that have worn out, or when the motor joints have disappeared, or even in the event that the bricks are loose or they are in bad shape. 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. The self-steps of restoring a broken brick 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.