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    Engineering Bricks vs Stock Bricks.


    We are looking at having our wall rebuilt, our understanding is that for very damp areas / north facing that engineering bricks would be the most durable act like glass when water hits / sits on them. Current wall has facing bricks all blown through frost and are saturated black colour. What are the key differences please? Any advice welcome. Thanks

    Asked by Mr on 8th May 2021
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    HG Brickwork &Construction Contractors

    "Engineering bricks are more durable and not porous but for many reason stock are durable but porous. Porosity is the amount of water that a brick absorbs."

    Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Ward construction york ltd

    "Engineering bricks are the best bricks to keep water out"

    Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    GC building services

    "Go for engineering bricks, they are cheaper and last for ever that's why we use them in manholes, there are some good sturdy stocks like sharpthorns or similar, these will look nicer but twice the price, I'm Gary ask for more advice"

    Answered on 11th May 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    J&S roofing services

    "Correct, engineering bricks are more durable, I would recommend you use them if the wall sees a lot of weather"

    Answered on 14th May 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

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