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Old 03-20-2006, 11:39 AM
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interesting brick colors

OK, my best friends sister has a restaurant across from the local zoo.... a small place with lots and lots of visual interest...... they have a patio out the side door that is 10x23..... they want bricks.... no problem..... I sold them on going with a series of circles connected...... the kicker is the building is so visually stimulating that that...... well it is bright blue and yellow..... my question is what color bricks..... and then maybe not the circles if they do not have a circle package.....

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Old 03-20-2006, 01:23 PM
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Mark - I don;t know what part of the country you're in (you might consider including that in your profile), but I believe EP Henry does some custom color work for a few companies. Your project is small, but they may have a few skids of extras that might work - and they make them in the boldest colors I've ever seen. Blues, yellows, greens, oranges, reds, purples. Crazy stuff.

You might also look into the systems where existing concrete has a pigment payer added to the top to create an effect - might be able to coat the pavers, either pre- or post-install. Call a local ready-mix place to find out more about that.
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Custom color pavers? I bet that would become a hot
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Old 03-20-2006, 02:11 PM
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I am in the upper midwest....Madison..... It's only going to be a couple of pallets of bricks.... and of course being my best friends sisters place..... you guessed it not much money in it. I will check out EPH, that is a grand idea!!!! thank you
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EPH will create a custom color pavers, however the last I heard it was a min. order of 1,000 square feet due to the molds. There is a company called PaverArt (www.beautibrick.com) that you can contact through EP that will do designs with much smaller orders and will cut different designs of pavers. This may not be a bad idea to use a stock color for the paving and have the special colors be in some type of design in designated areas for focal points.
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Yes, I'll check that out too... EP Hank is not in the Wisconsin area. I was hoping to get it done with a stock color..... or combination of. Oh well...
I will check out paverart. thanks
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Mark -

Not trying to sell product here, but follow this link to our website and look at our Cedar Blend color. It is a mixture of gold-buff with grays. Maybe that color scheme would work?? Just a thought.

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