Brick Veneer Siding

by admin on September 6, 2011

Brick veneer siding gives your home the look of real brick at just a fraction of the cost. Brick veneer siding can be used as your home exterior siding and also it looks beautiful in gardens for the paths and the walls. You can also use Brick veneer siding for patios, interior walls, fireplaces, floors and counters. Brick veneer siding has a real classic look. It is very durable, fireproof, and provides a natural insulation. The molded brick is 1 inch thick. These bricks can be mounted onto the surface directly where it is used. When installing brick veneer siding for exterior, the brick siding should be installed with a vapor barrier paper that is put between the wall and the bricks.

Brick Veneer Siding Cost

Brick veneer siding will cost between $7 and $15 per square foot if the installation is handled by a professional.

The best way to get a reasonable Brick veneer sidingcost is asking for local contractors’ bids and compare. You can click here (Only For US) to free estimate your local contractors’ price online.

Brick Veneer Siding Panels

Brick siding panels provide your home with a good looking outer wall finish. The brick will protect the house exterior from harsh elements.  It will also minimize heat loss from inside of the home. The texture of the bricks is unique and it will add more detail to the home structure.

Brick Veneer Siding Installation

  • Remove existing siding from your home
  • Pry it off with a crowbar or unscrewing the screws that hold it on.
  • Study how the siding is attached
  • Remove accordingly.
  • Be careful not to damage the structure under the siding
  • avoid using excessive force
  • Inspect the vapor barrier for damage or holes that was caused when removing the old siding
  •  Repair or replace where needed.
  • The vapor barrier is necessary to keep moisture out of the house
  • Apply construction adhesive to the back of a brick panel.
  • Start from the bottom and work up when attaching the siding to the house.
  • Make sure that your grooves line up for the next panel to slide into place. Most brick veneer panels lock into each other
  • Screw galvanized screws into the holes around the outside of the brick panels.
  • Do not drill new holes through the panels
  • Only use the existing holes
  • Saw the edge of two panels at a 45 degree angle for the corners. Sand the rough edges if needed. Line up the two edges so the brick pattern matches and use your construction adhesive to hold the edges where the meet at the corner together.
  • Use caulk that matches the color of the bricks
  • Fill in any visible screw holes and along the seams between each panel.
  • Caulk around windows and door frames if there is a visible gap
  • Make sure to keep moisture from getting behind the siding

Brick Veneer Siding Cost

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