Of the 8 types of wall systems that make up 90% of all residential wall systems, the multi-layered approach of brick wall system performed the best for managing moisture and helping prevent mold & mildew.
Brick walls are a natural insulation which means your heat and air conditioner don’t have to work as hard and will keep your house warmer in the winter and colder in the summer. Typical savings could be as much as 8-10%.
Brick homes are approximately 40% quieter than fiber cement homes.
A survey of realtors showed, all things being equal except for the cladding, brick homes sell faster and on average of 6-8% more. This higher selling price more than covers any initial cost increase.
Brick provides the highest wall strength to provide protection against strong winds and flying debris.
A brick home in an all-brick subdivision will resale 30-35% higher than a cement siding home in an all-cement siding subdivision.