veneer brick

veneer brick

A layer of bricks built outside a masonry backing or timber frame; the frame supports the load.
See also: Brick
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Typically used as a replacement for stone, veneer products that look like brick are available from various manufacturers, including Cultured Stone in Napa, Calif., which says veneer brick is a good way to give buyers the beauty of brick and allow them to keep their eyes on the bottom line.
The veneer brick and steel buildings were sound, and the site was large enough to accommodate change.
Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of brick and mortar makes it a lot easier to figure out why both solid and veneer brick walls deteriorate.