### How many bricks in a house: Simple way to Calculate the number of Bricks

# How many Bricks in a House: Simple way to Calculate the number of Bricks

When you are planning your project it will become very important for you to be able to learn how to calculate the number of bricks in your wall.

It is quite simple how to work out the number of bricks you will require, but there are a few considerations you must consider:

• Thickness of the wall to be built

• Amount of openings

• Amount of detail in the wall ie: Decorative panels, Dentilation ect

Knowing the thickness of the wall is the most important thing to know.

### Also Check: Is it Cheaper to Build using Bricks?

The rule of thumb for working out the number of bricks, you will have to work out the total area of your building you are going to clad with brickwork.

Your articles have been helpful. Kindly post one on calculation of roofing materials and roof covering especially heap roofs

Thank you Simon, We will post one soon. Cheers