WELCOME TO BRICK EFFECT
Mark is a qualified bricklayer and mason. Operating out of Nowra for twenty years and managing projects extending throughout Sydney, Southern Highlands and to the South Coast of NSW.
As a member of the Masonry Contractors’ Association, Mark’s various qualifications as a Bricklayer, in Building & Construction, and his national accreditation in Brick Cleaning make Brick Effect a most highly skilled company in the masonry trade.
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BRICKS AND POLITICS
Bricks also have a political history. In the 19th Century, the English government directed that all brick buildings must use the famous English red brick. This highly visible colour stopped cars and buses from crashing into them. Earlier, King George III put a tax of2 shillings and sixpence on every thousand bricks laid. The proceeds financed the English war against the French. Soon after, George III legislated what the maximum size of a standard brick could be. This prevented bricklayers from using oversized bricks to minimise tax.
With the development of steel, skyscraper buildings rise higher now than the massive brick structures of the past. Even so, while the Empire State building in USA has a steel structure, it still used ten million bricks in the building process. Today, the Bavarian Church of St Martin built in 1500, is the world’s tallest brick building standing at 130m but that is still second in height to a smoke stack at the Anaconda Copper mine in USA standing at 178m.
Awesome service and quality work. Did the job in super quick-time.
Mark, the owner of Brick Effect, was the bricklayer for our new house in Vincentia. Both Julie and I would highly recommend Mark and his team as quality tradesmen who are thoroughly professional in their work. Mark was always punctual and polite, willing to listen and offer constructive suggestions to help us in our new building experience. Good luck Mark. Your skills as a tradesman and your positive personality will ensure your business will thrive. Thank you for a job well done.
– Bruce & Julie
The workmanship Mark and his team delivered was beyond perfection! The team made special allowances to accomodate all of our requirements, (and our pet dogs). Not only was the quality outstanding but the communication was excellent. Would definitely recommend Brick Effect and would absolutely use them again in future.