A History of Advancement

Since its founding in 1891, Acme Brick has continually advanced the art and science of brickmaking, to make brick an affordable, sustainable, enduring, and beautiful choice for America's homeowers, builders, contractors, institutions, and businesses.

Bright Ideas

In ways large and small, Acme Brick associates work hard to make brick a sustainable, high-performance building material that's as good for the environment as it is for the people who build with it.

Serving Our Community

A Custom Home Deserves an Epic Backyard

Watch the home improvement channels, such as HGTV or DIY Network, for more than an hour and there’s a good possibility that some great new ideas will be presented for the “largest room in the house”—the backyard. While this outdoor oasis has been popular since rural families started moving to urban areas, there have been many changes in the form and function of the backyard, and custom home builders have taken notice.

Ten Questions to Ask BEFORE Building a Custom Home

At some point in life, most people experience the often gut-wrenching process of buying a home. That first home is usually something modest but the excitement is still palpable because it is a rite of passage.   As life continues, families decide they can afford and desire a custom-built home, with features and amenities that are designed specifically for their lifestyle. This is when the complications really kick in!

Fast Moving Residential Fires Can Be Deadly. Is Vinyl Siding the Culprit?

In the past 50 years, the economics of home construction have changed dramatically both in Colorado and the rest of the country. When vinyl siding and synthetic insulation materials were introduced in the 1960’s as a substitute for traditional brick and wood, tract homebuilders found their costs were reduced dramatically. In recent years, it is estimated by trade associations that homes wrapped in vinyl siding and synthetic insulation are purchased by 33 percent of new home buyers.

Step into the New Must-Have for Custom Homes: The Killer Kitchen!

The “mid-century modern” image of a wife like Harriett Nelson toiling away in the kitchen while her husband, Ozzie, sits in his easy chair and scans the afternoon newspaper or doles out Socratic wisdom to sons David and Ricky is a black and white relic found only on the Retro Television Network. These days, Ozzie would most likely be enjoying the company of his lovely wife while helping prepare his favorite gourmet dish.

Another Reason to be Proud to be a Coloradan: Brick made from the State’s Incredible Soil

Talk to a resident of Colorado – whether they are new to the state or have been here for generations – and there is good possibility that the word “proud” will makes its way into the conversation in the first few minutes. There is something about the state or perhaps its people (or both) that exudes pride.

The Original “Green” Building Material: Brick

One of the hottest topics in the construction industry today is “green buildings.” This is a catch-all phrase that describes construction materials and building techniques which are environmentally friendly. These buildings require less energy to heat and cool and save their owners thousands of dollars over the life of the building. They can withstand the ravages of elements for generations and they are most likely constructed of materials that come from the earth.​


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