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Reclamation Greys

Reduction fired through colour grey bricks, tumbled with white scumming. These are genuine reclaimed bricks so have excellent environmental characteristics combined with the charm of reclaimed bricks.

Prague Grey Bricks

PRAGUE GREYS

Reduction fired through colour grey brick with residual white mortar and lime. These are a genuine reclaimed bricks so will have a rustic individual character and tumbled edges. The distinct individuality of these bricks is unmatched by modern machine made bricks with the environmental benefit of making use of reclaimed materials

 

50mm Version

50mm Version
Trade Price: $1950 per thousand (ex. GST)

Retail Price: $2100 per thousand (ex. GST)

Bricks per pallet: 532

Brick Information Sheet

(Approx. 240mm x 50mm x 110mm)

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65mm Version

Trade Price: $2150 per thousand (ex. GST)

Retail Price: $2300 per thousand (ex. GST)

Bricks per pallet: 448

Brick Information Sheet

(Approx. 260mm x 65mm x 120mm)

Please note reclaimed bricks will still have dirt/lime on them from the demolition process and this will need to be pressure washed off during construction. The picture shown here is of lightly pressure washed bricks so the bricks still show their residual mortar and lime.  Please also be aware that the amount of residual white mortar on each brick is entirely random.

Learn more about reclaimed bricks here.

Prague Grey Bricks

 Reclaimed Bricks

  1. Reclaimed bricks are just bricks that have been used previously and have been salvaged during building demolition, for this reason they offer both aesthetic appeal and practical benefits, making them a compelling option for those looking to build sustainably. According to ‘Emissions Estimate Technique Manual for Bricks, Ceramics & Clay Product Manufacturing’ commissioned by Environment Australia there is 1.65 kg of carbon dioxide emitted for each tonne of bricks produced from a gas-fired kiln each year. Every time you use a reclaimed brick you are helping to reduce the emission of CO2 into the atmosphere.
     

  2. Reclaimed bricks are still just bricks and can be used for both the construction of brick walls and for paving.
     

  3. Residual mortar on reclaimed bricks is normal; and part of the charm of reclaimed bricks, but please be aware that the amount of residual mortar is entirely random.
     

  4. ​​Reclaimed bricks will have an aged and tumbled appearance, however, the intensity of this effect is random. Reclaimed bricks will be perfectly imperfect and will include cracks, chips, an aged/weathering patina, residual mortar and in some cases residual paint which they have acquired from their prior use.
     

  5. Reclaimed bricks may contain residual calcium sulfate which appears as a white powdery residue on the brick surface. This residue is harmless and will wash away over time.
     

  6. Loose demolition dirt/lime will also be present on reclaimed bricks, this is normal and is washed off during the brick cleaning stage using standard washing techniques. All pictures seen on our website of our reclaimed bricks have been washed, washing is done during brick wall construction, our reclaimed bricks do not come pre-washed.
     

  7. Due to reclaimed bricks coming from different buildings, blending from multiple pallets when building is important for managing variations in colour, residual mortar and patina intensity. 
     

  8. All our reclaimed bricks can be cleaned via low or high pressure washing techniques (see our guide on pressure washing above). Acid washing can also be done but please be aware acid washing will remove some of the residual/original mortar on the bricks and much of the original lime. As this residual mortar is for many a large part of the appeal of using recycled bricks, we typically advise against acid washing for this reason, however, if you want them with less mortar....go for it.

  9. If you are concerned about using reclaimed bricks, you may wish to use our "reclamation style" bricks, which are new bricks made to look like reclaimed bricks

CONTACT US

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