siding to brick

Old 11-03-03, 09:57 PM
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siding to brick

What would I use to make a foundation to support the brick I intend to replace my aluminum siding with. The existing foundation does not come out far enough to place the brick onto?
Old 11-04-03, 08:35 AM
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Ordinarily, the brick ledge is built into the foundation when it is poured. You could probably have the foundation excavated and a brick ledge added to the existing foundation.

It seems like a more achievable goal to use cultured brick to apply as siding. It is much lighter than brick and is applied with adhesive. It would not require a brick ledge to support the ponderous weight of brick.

Here is a link to installing cultured brick.

Hope this helps.

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