Fireplaces: Firebricks

Reviewed by:
Rosemary Thornton
Although designed to withstand extremely high temperatures, firebricks can crack or deteriorate over time.

These buff-colored firebrick replacements are rated to 2,200 degrees. Each brick measures 9" by 4-1/2" by 1-1/4" thick. Firebricks can also be used for new fireplace construction. Mortar should be a refractory cement formulated for for high heat applications.

  • Firebricks (#604) are under $20 each (November 2005).
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