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AFFORDABOARDS
9529129883
5613 W. Glen-moor Rd.
Minnetonka, MN

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Craftsmen Home Improvements
7455 France Ave. South, # 194
Edina, MN
Services
Specialty Contractor
Awards
2010 Guildmaster
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, Better Business Bureau, EnergyStar

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Shelter Architecture llc.
6128704081
2913 Harriet Ave Studio 102
Minneapolis, MN

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McSparron Hardwood Floors
6122093843
4358 Sheridan Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN

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Vast Enterprises, LLC
6127060016
1828 Marshall St. NE Suite 15A
Minneapolis, MN

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Home Depot
(952) 949-0982
13100 Valley View Rd
Eden Prairie, MN
 
F&P Remodeling by Design
6128892730
300 Gramercy Ave. #17
Minneapolis, MN

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North Coast Construction, LLC
6129686239
2434 Blaisdell Ave #4
Minneapolis, MN

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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Haram Restoration, Inc.
6126443674
8013 6th ST NE
Minneapolis, MN

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The Best of the Brick

When considering brick as an option for a wall, driveways, bbq, or outdoor bar, it behooves one to understand the nature and qualities of the different varieties of brick. Let’s take a look at them.

Clay Bricks
Clay bricks are the most common brick and they are like an artificial stones obtained by molding clay in rectangular blocks of uniform size (19 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm) and then by drying and burning these blocks. Some clay bricks are unfired and compressed. When watered, they expand and are great for repairs to distressed surfaces.

Common Burnt Clay Bricks
These bricks are hand or machine molded, with an allowance being made for shrinkage in drying and burning. They can be used for common building purposes and should be free from cracks, flaws and nodules of free lime.

Fire Bricks
Nowadays they are called heavy and dense Firebricks but old masters still call them fireclay bricks just because they are made of simple fireclay (which actually is the most ordinary mud.) Fireclay can be easily located out in nature but it must contain the right refractory properties, suitable content ratio of silica and alumina.

Some shops call these bricks fireplace bricks. They are used for building cooking chambers in wood fired ovens, for creating fireplaces, all sorts of fire boxes and wood heater and furnace linings, you name it. Fireclay bricks are very heavy and dense, having low porosity and even on re-heatings they can last for a very, very long time.

Perforated Bricks
These bricks literally have holes in them. They are also known as “Breezeway Bricks.” They have been used for years on streets so that water can drain from the tops to the earth down below. You can also use them as walls and let the natural breeze circulate through them--great for walls in hot climates.

Hollow Bricks
These are smaller cousins of the cinder block. They are made of special, homogenous clay and they are great for partition walls and are great for ...

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