Do It Yourself

Information to help you complete the job yourself.

Do It Yourself bricklaying

Bricklaying can be achieved in ten steps, provided you have the right materials and tools. Bricklaying is an ideal solution for garden areas and courtyards.

Bricks are part of the fabric of our homes. They add warmth, character, and solidity to any wall, but they can also transform your garden with just a little effort on your part. So why not try laying some bricks in your own yard with do it yourself bricklaying? And it’s easier than you think! In fact, you probably have the skills and equipment you need at home right now. This guide will teach you how to build small earth retaining walls that can create such interesting features as a raised lawn or sunken patio, or add terraced garden beds, planter boxes, garden seats, or gates. And there are few DIY projects more satisfying and rewarding than a job built from bricks laid by your own hands.

Follow the guide below carefully to ensure you achieve the best results. Remember that bricklaying is an art and can appear easier than it really is, so if you run into any trouble give your local Melbourne Brick rep a call on 1300 722 102 for some help.