Brick Ledge Height

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Old 11-22-2017, 12:10 PM   #1
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Brick Ledge Height


I am trying to calculate the most common brick ledge height for a house in Houston TX area.

Are there are any codes or standards that apply?

What is the typical vertical height?

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Old 11-22-2017, 04:40 PM   #2
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Re: Brick Ledge Height

Not sure if there is a common height. Usually depends on what you are trying to accomplish, and the dimensions of the material you are working with. Typically for a wainscotting somewhere around 3í. Usually you would probably be coming up to the bottom of some windows or another feature. Iím sure you will get lots of varied answer. Would help a bit more if you told us what you were trying to do.


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Old 11-23-2017, 02:56 AM   #3
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Re: Brick Ledge Height

you talking about the brick ledge on the foundation?
usually its a flat 2x4 or double flat 2x4 stepdown. so 1.5 to 3 inches perhaps.
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Ahh, that makes more sense what 3bar said, I was thinking he was asking about a sill or cap.
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Re: Brick Ledge Height

My answer would be whatever it takes to get below grade.
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