Squint bricks are used to create chamfered features on doors, corner and window openings to provide clean and crisp lines.
Angled bricks are created using a cut and bond process. They serve a functional purpose, allowing bricks to turn brickwork through angles on the plan other than at the standard 90 degrees. Commonly seen in plans as 30 degree brick angles, 45 degree brick angles and 60 degree brick angles.
Variation of Squint Bricks
Variations of bricks include:
- External angles AN. 2
- Internal angles AN. 3 – these have degrees in British standard of 30, 40 & 60 degrees created from two bricks.
- Squints are created from a single brick and are termed an AN. 1 with a varying degree of angle from of either 30, 45 or 60 degree.
- Single Squint AN. 5 can be left or right handed
- Double Squints AN. 6
Brick Cutting Service for Squint Bricks
Cutting the correct brick shape on site can be difficult and time-consuming and the finish might not be ideal. An awkward angle incorrectly cut can be costly, causing construction issues and wastage. It’s important to get it right first time, every time. That’s why we offer a professional brick cutting service. For squint bricks as well as any other special shaped brick.
Our precision cutting machines and skilled expert team ensure that your bricks are cut accurately. We will provide the highest quality end result for your project. Any shape and angle can be accommodated, for even the most complex designs. Whether you have a conservatory, bay window or unusual shaped extension, then our brick cutting service can be utilised.
Suitable for commercial as well as house exteriors, we can glue or cut the bricks into slips, or they can be cut to form doglegs, squints and more.
Get in touch
To find out more about our squint bricks, any other styles of brick or our brick cutting service, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Please either call us on 0800 112 0088, email our team or fill in our contact form and someone will be in touch.