How to calculate bricks needed
Answer – Height(m) x Width(m) = Area(m2)
Standard 65mm Metric brick = 60 pm2
Standard 73mm Imperial brick = 51 pm2
Detailed Answer – How to calculate bricks needed
Based on a standard 65mm metric sized brick you would need will 60 bricks to cover an area of one square meter.
Based on a standard 73mm imperial brick you would need 51 to cover an area of one square meter.
To calculate your area you would need to multiply your wall height by your wall width.
Brick Slips Considerations
This calculation works for both bricks and brick slips and is purely used to calculate area only.
With brick slips your area is only ever going to be based on one leaf of covering.
The calculations are based on a single skin.
Mortar Joint allowence
You must always assumed that a standard mortar joint of 10mm is used during installation. If you are not installing with a mortar joint then more brick slips would be needed.
Cuts and Patterns
Calculations are only based on a standard brick bond stretcher pattern. It does not calculate for cutting needed or special bond patterns. For other bond patterns you are best giving us a call so that we can assist you further.