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nenius wrote:
brick laid in sand, good idea in Texas? - we live in the Dallas Texas area, weather can be extremely hot in the summer, above 100 to 110 sometimes; winters are mild but can get icy and sometimes light snow. I love the idea of brick laid in sand, but is it a good idea/investment for a back yard patio? I really appreciate your feedback. Thank you!
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Fiona McEwan Aleksoska
What are the bricks on the ground made of, are they terracotta? They look nice. My husband wants monoblocks which i hate, but this looks good.
August 21, 2013 at 5:59AM   
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olgamaria wrote:
brick fence - How tall is this brick privacy fence? looks beautiful! Thanks..
   Comment   August 7, 2013

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Beth Woodson and Kristy Harvey added this to Pick the Perfect Front Walkway Material
While using mortar is common with brick pathways, brick laid in sand is one of our favorite looks. It's very clean and holds up extremely well over time.
Celebrating local materials. The principles of using local materials and hand crafting led to the popularization of brick paving. Locally made bricks can be found in many of the original Arts and Crafts gardens, where they usually mirror the brickwork found in the adjoining house.Herringbone and basket weave designs were the most commonly used in paths, as seen in this beautiful example, where the same bricks are used in the wall as well.

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