With gypsums, cement, and other building materials becoming increasingly expensive and more plentiful, brick factories are becoming more popular as a way to create the bricks needed for building and supporting a home.
But there are some drawbacks to building your own brick factory.
You’ll need to work on a site that’s suitable for the building, and it’ll take a lot of money to put up the bricks.
To avoid these problems, you can always find cheaper alternatives that are easier to build.
For example, you could build a brick factory with wood or metal frames, but this requires more labour.
You can also get help from professionals, like bricklayer, from a brickyard.
You can learn more about brickyards in this BBC History Channel documentary, which features brickmakers and their jobs.
You may also want to consider using an apprentice builder, who can build your home for you at a fraction of the cost of a bricklayer.
A builder who’s not licensed to build will be able to work for less money.
If you need more advice on how to start building your brick factory, you might like our article on building brick factories for beginners.