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How To Cut Bricks | A Guide

Introduction Cutting bricks is an essential part of any brickwork job and as such, needs to be given the proper attention it deserves. Knowing how to cut a brick effectively can save you a lot of time and stress. This guide will help you to navigate this essential skill and discuss the various ways...

Get into bricklaying as a Career

It's no doubt that having the knowledge of a tradesman is a great skill for life. Ask any tradie if they regret learning their craft and very few, if any, will ever say no. Learning a trade, especially as a bricklayer can build a great career pathway that produces a solid income.  Bricklayers are...

Bricklaying Trowels: The Best Brick Trowels of 2024

When it comes to bricklaying, having the right tools is crucial. Among these tools, the brick trowel stands out as a cornerstone of efficiency and precision. As we step into 2024, the demand for optimal performance from bricklaying tools remains as high as ever. Whether you're a seasoned bricklayer or an apprentice, selecting the...

“SUCH IS LIFE”

Dear Sir: I am writing in response to your request for additional information in Block 3 of the accident report form. I put “poor planning” as the cause of my accident. You asked for a fuller explanation and I trust the following details will be sufficient. I am a bricklayer by trade. On the...

Getting a Better Cut on Patio Blocks and Pavers - Tips & Tricks

Getting a Better Cut on Patio Blocks and Pavers - Tips & Tricks Whether you’re an experienced professional, or you’re just getting started, it never hurts to put yourself back in touch with some of the finer details. Here, we’re going to take a closer look at what goes into getting a better cut...

How to Reduce Waste and Increase Profitability

Tradies know better than anyone that excess waste can add up and really blow a budget out of control. That’s why it’s important to think about ways to reduce unused materials so that you can increase returns and stop wasting money. Stuck for how to do this? Read on below as we look at...