“Brick” in the ’90s

By JENNIFER SMITH, AP Style editorAUSTIN (AP) AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas brick frame door frame is back in style after a restoration company restored the window frame of a home in Austin that was damaged by a fire.The Austin Fire Department said Friday it was still searching for the owner of the home, which …

What you need to know about a $9 billion brick doorframe project

Bricks are a common element in homes and businesses, but they’re a rarity in most other industries, said Michael Schulze, an analyst with FBR Capital Markets.That’s partly because they’re expensive, and partly because the market for them has shrunk.Bricks can be found on every home or office building and retail outlet.There’s even a brick truck …

Which one is better for you?

Brick, garage, or window frame?Is the brick better?Is it the garage?What about window frame vs. brick?Are brick and garage better for your climate?What’s the difference between the two?And what about the window frame.It’s a common misconception that the window pane has no effect on your home’s climate, but it actually has an effect on it.A …

What’s the difference between rustic and rustic frame homes?

In the midst of a global housing crisis, it can be tempting to focus on the rustic exterior of a house.However, many homes built in the past are built of a composite material, a common material used in houses that are still very strong.The rustic construction is usually based on a frame, which is made …