Brickwork & Stonework

Of all the siding options on the market today, no material looks quite as dramatic as brick or stone. Homes featuring exterior brickwork and stonework instantly convey a rich sense of history and sophistication. And finding the perfect brickwork and stonework to complement your home's style is a snap when you use our handy tips and expert tricks.

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How to Choose the Right Mortar

No matter the masonry project, there's a mortar to help get the job done right. This tutorial walks you through all of the different kinds of mortars and their designated uses.

Building a Stone-Veneer House Wall

Bring a rustic look to your home or backyard with a DIY Veneer stone wall. We'll show you how to measure, mortar, lay, and fill to perfection.

How to Repair Masonry Surfaces

Over the course of your masonry surface's lifetime, you'll likely need to make a few basic repairs. This tutorial shows you how to repair cracks, flakes, holes, and more.

How to Build a Brick Veneer Wall

Kind of Hard
Add style and curb appeal to your home's exterior with a brick veneer wall. We'll show you how to successfully install brick cladding.

How to Repair Brick and Block Walls

Easy
Most repairs to brick and block walls require only basic skills. The trick is to catch the damage and repair it before it spreads—here's how.

Brick Siding Ideas

Brick houses convey a rich character and sense of history. See photos of gorgeous brick exteriors in every style and learn about the benefits of brick siding.

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Everything You Need to Know About Exterior Paint Primer

Selecting the right outdoor paint primer for your home's exterior can be tricky. Choose the wrong kind, and you may end up with cracks, peeling, or fading. Choose the wrong color and you'll be stuck with it for up to 10 years. Consider these tips before you pick up the paintbrush.