Old Mill Colonial thin brick is made from Old Mill Colonial thin brick is made from the highest quality natural clay brick. Independence color blend represents the true essence of downtown Philadelphia. The Independence blend will give you an aged brick with a clean straight edge. Inspired by the original masonry craftsmanship of Independence Hall.
Frogged brick block: These blocks have a frog on the top side. It helps to hold the mortar and develop a strong bond with the top laying block. Bull nose block: These blocks are similar to corner block but with rounded edges. Other than these above-mentioned blocks, paver blocks are also very common and are available in different colors as well.
Jamb Concrete Blocks. Jamb blocks are used when there is an elaborated window opening in the wall. They are connected to stretcher and corner blocks. For the provision of double hung windows, jamb blocks are very useful to provide space for the casing members of window. Partition Concrete Block. Partition concrete blocks are generally used to build partition walls.
Lintel or channel blocks are U-shaped concrete masonry units used above openings to create lintels. Since lintel block units are solid along the bottom, the underside can be exposed at openings. However, because of this feature, these block units do not allow vertical reinforcement to extend through them. Therefore, lintel blocks would typically not be used in wall systems that have a combination of vertical and horizontal reinforcement.
Add mortar to the top of the cinder block pillar. Center and affix a cinder or concrete paver as the topper that covers the holes in the blocks. Use a topper that measures the same width and length as the top of the pillar or for a more decorative look, use a block with a slight overhang of 1 or 2 inches.
Corner blocks are used at the ends or corners of masonry. The ends may be window or door openings etc. they are arranged in a manner that their plane end visible to the outside and other end is locked with the stretcher block. Concrete Pillar Blocks. Pillar block is also called as double corner block.