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Why do you need to 'hire a bricklayer'?

Do you want to renovate part of your new home? Or are you looking to build a new home from scratch? These types of job require hiring a bricklayer. Bricklayers are the first port of call for those who are looking to renovate their home or construct a new building, as brick is a sturdy, reliable material. While a local bricklayer is often employed to build conversions and extensions, they may also be called upon to build a garden wall, path or patio fence.

Bricklayers can conduct repair and maintenance works. Bricks exposed to rain or dampness are susceptible to damage, and while you may be tempted to try to repair or replace them yourself, this could lead to further damage and end up costing you a considerable amount. Even in the best case scenario, the result will likely be untidy and won’t match the mortar used originally. To prevent you from having to spend more money on getting the job done correctly, it’s advisable to hire a bricklayer from the outset.

What do bricklayers do?

You may be wondering what kind of home repair calls for the expertise of a bricklayer. A bricklayer does more than simply lay bricks; they use their creativity and expertise to transform an idea on paper into a home you can enjoy for many years. They will seal the foundation, spread layers of mortar to form a base, and then lay bricks on it.

Listed below are some of the services a bricklayer can provide:

  • Brickwork and Pointing: Bricklayers offer a number of brickwork and pointing (joining mortar together) services, suitable for chimneys, garden walls, extensions, fireplaces, exteriors and more. Without effective pointing, bricks can become waterlogged, causing long-term damage and decay.
  • Brickwork Protection: A bricklayer will protect your bricks from harsh cold and wet weather by applying a weather shield sealer, also known as flashing.
  • Patios: Patios are traditionally built with slabs or bricks. A bricklayer can measure your space accurately, recommend the best material for your desired look and professionally lay the bricks to ensure a smooth finish.
  • Paths: A well-laid path is not only useful for navigating your garden, it also makes the space more enjoyable to look at.
  • Brick Replacement: Damaged bricks can pose structural problems and can become a safety issue if left untended. Bricklayers can identify broken or decaying bricks and replace them without displacing the existing pointing. A bricklayer will also be able to find an exact (or closest) match to your current mortar.

How to find a bricklaying and pointing specialist near you

To find a bricklayer near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford.Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get bricklayer quotes: We’ll send your job listing to local bricklayers. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. If speed is of the essence, this is the perfect way to find the fastest bricklayers in your area. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find bricklaying contractors that best suit your needs, budget and location.

Looking for a bricklayer for your home? Whether you’re looking to build an extension or repair or maintain your roof, you’ll find the right tradesman near you at HaMuch.

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Builder near London£35£221
Builder near Birmingham£26£205
Builder near Leeds£25£189
Builder near Glasgow£34£261
Builder near Sheffield£30£250
Builder near Bradford£25£186
Builder near Liverpool£26£180
Builder near Edinburgh£30£218
Builder near Manchester£30£191
Builder near Bristol£26£193

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Renovate home

Renovation and conversion of new home

Brick work

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Brick work

Brick walls to buiild

Brick wall

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Bricklaying

Want my garden wall bricklayin up

Building garden wall

Knock down and rebuild garden wall front of property

Find the best price for your project, click on a trade to get started

Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bournemouth£32£221
Pembrokeshire£16£140
Horsham£27£206
Preston£26£192
Wokingham£40£237
Wealden£25£208
Wrexham Maelor£24£194
West Lothian£24£181
East Dunbartonshire£27£208
Portsmouth£27£191

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Breckland£21£186
Salisbury£25£160
Bristol£24£188
Lancaster£24£190
Redcar & Cleveland£19£194
Coventry£26£184
Thurrock£29£210
West Lancashire£25£163
Bedford£31£224
Knowsley£24£163

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Erewash£28£201
Arun£29£203
Flintshire£25£194
Brighton£42£217
East Hertfordshire£34£229
St Helens£28£203
Edinburgh£33£252
North Ayrshire£26£214
Warrington£31£219
East Devon£30£220

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newport£20£172
Luton£30£211
Swale£29£235
Rochdale£20£144
Wokingham£27£204
Portsmouth£26£176
Waverley£24£186
Derby£20£176
Lisburn£20£130
Sunderland£36£241

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Kingston-upon-Hull£18£145
Wakefield£41£296
Sevenoaks£63£271
Nottingham£37£267
Scottish Borders£23£165
Falkirk£22£200
Thamesdown£28£180
Slough£51£283
Gateshead£41£258
Vale of Glamorgan£41£125

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Manchester£14£110
Elmbridge£15£117
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£31£222
Waverley£18£136
St Albans£22£141
Flintshire£12£60
Derby£43£232
South Kesteven£10£100
Coventry£15£181
York£22£172

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£48£225
South Kesteven£35£250
Teignbridge£38£225
Bedford£32£162
Waverley£46£249
Liverpool£36£249
Calderdale£34£185
Suffolk Coastal£35£180
North Wiltshire£42£362
Waveney£30£200

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Charnwood£42£226
Portsmouth£41£246
Stratford-on-Avon£46£251
Erewash£39£244
Rochdale£37£235
Dudley£38£229
Bridgend£36£218
Oldham£37£237
Liverpool£37£229
Pembrokeshire£27£204

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swansea£32£216
Milton Keynes£45£265
Sefton£35£220
Stratford-on-Avon£47£249
Bristol£38£247
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£38£238
Falkirk£38£257
Sheffield£32£221
Newcastle-under-Lyme£36£224
Peterborough£36£248

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bristol£23£169
Teignbridge£20£164
Huntingdonshire£40£190
Sheffield£18£142
Dudley£19£149
Braintree£27£179
Perth & Kinross£50£400
Isle of Wight£28£169
Newcastle-under-Lyme£19£153
Breckland£18£146

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