Stay updated on the latest news about Melbourne Brick
All News Articles
Moving Water and the Oasis
What is it about the sound of moving water that is so relaxing and engaging at the same time? Whether it is the bubbling mountain stream, or the sound of breaking waves on the shore – we are either mesmerised or transported to our happy place. ... Read More
I wrote a letter to the postman
A letterbox is as ubiquitous in our Australian front yard as a house number, driveway and garage. According to Wikipedia, private letterboxes or mail slots did not become popular in most of Europe until the mid to late 19th century, although they were used in Paris from the late 18th century. ... Read More
Fire, Water, Air, Earth
The ancients believed the universe to be composed of 4 basic elements – Fire, Water, Air and Earth. These were thought to be the critical energy forces that sustained life. Whilst our science may have advanced to include many more elements, you perhaps wouldn’t be surprised to hear how these four elements feature in the design trends for our outdoor rooms.Many of Melbourne Brick’s products are of course made from earth forged in fire. Bricks are clay fired in kilns. ... Read More
A deep blue pool awaits
The humble pool has a special place in the Australian landscape. Whether it is the community outdoor pool that is visited for school swim carnivals, or swimming in the peaceful forest river pool, water is part of our collective consciousness. ... Read More
Your very own backyard campfire
Over a 40,000 year period, the traditional owners of our great southern land used fire to transform the Australian landscape – both in great swathes across grass and heathland, down to the intimate campfire around which the family and community gathered. In modern times, the outdoor fire pit is becoming a tradition again with Melburnians keen to extend the period in which they can enjoy their outdoor room. ... Read More
Would you like Lime with that?
Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed of grains, but unlike sandstone these grains are mostly of coral or molluscs. It’s origin is in the shallow sea beds of million year old oceans. Limestone is used in building, both as quarried stone, and as an essential component of Portland cement. One of our favourite Limestone products at Melbourne Brick is made by Bruhn Limestone. ... Read More
Would You Enter A Wet Paver Competition?
Sounds interesting right? Well wait till you see what we’ve got “in store” for you at our three display superstores. ... Read More
You’ll think you’re back on the railway line with Timberstone
Ah the clickety clack of the train as it travels down the track. Did you know that noise comes from the gaps in the steel track, not the railway sleepers under it? I didn’t but anyway enough of the romantic daydreaming about a long train trip into the country. ... Read More
Natural Turf Remains A Favourite of Melbourne Homeowners.
During the extended drought of the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, many of us were forced to find alternative options for ground cover for our bare, patchy and dying grass lawns. ... Read More
Summer Maintenance Tips From Melbourne Brick
3 things you can do to maintain your outdoor area before the entertaining begins in earnest. ... Read More