Calculate Number of Bricks Required?


To calculate the number of bricks required for a project, you first must calculate the square footage of the area you will be using the brick for. As different bricks come in different sizes you must choose the type of brick that you would like to use for the project. After you have chosen the style of brick, you multiply the length footage by 12 to get the total inches of the project. Divide the total square footage in length by the length of the brick that you have chosen. You will so do the same for the width. This will give you the total number of bricks to use for a project. If mortar is being used, you must account for the thickness of the mortar that you are going to apply. Standard application of mortar is 3/8'.
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How to Calculate the Number of Bricks Required
If you have ever had to carry bricks any distance you know it is not for the weak of heart or back. Describing it as hard work is an understatement: it is miserable work. One key to this work is trying to limit the number of trips you need to make when... More »
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