How Much Does It Cost To Repair Brick Siding?


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Brick Siding Repair Costs

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Brick siding can add style and substance to any residence. Over time, however, bricks will wear and break down with age. Brick siding repair will involve a number of factors, including the required demolition and removal in order to create a uniform, even repair that blends with the original brickwork. Brick siding offers better insulation and energy savings than other materials, although it may require a bigger investment in upkeep over time.

Brick and stonemasons are harder to find these days, which may result in premium labor costs in some areas. The hourly labor rate varies significantly from one region to the next. You will also need to factor in the amount of siding that needs to be repaired, how difficult the area is to reach, and what materials are being used.

Brick siding: for a 100 sq.ft. area, using common brick materials, costs include removal and waste for all materials.

Item Unit Cost Quantity Line Cost
Standard non-modular brick $8.38 100 $838
Standard brick $5.94 100 $594
Engineered brick $6.17 100 $617
Double brick $5.08 100 $508
Roman brick $8.23 100 $823
Triple brick $5.42 100 $542
Norwegian brick $5.20 100 $520
Jumbo utility brick $6.63 100 $663
Labor Cost $6-$10 per sq.ft. 100 $600-$1,000
Total Cost $11.08-$18.38 100 $1,108-$1,838

Other considerations and costs

  • Some masonry jobs will be quoted at a fixed price based on a deliverable service or task. They will generally combine the labor and materials costs for you and provide a comprehensive project-based estimate.
  • Many contractors charge a minimum fee, which covers approximately 1-2 hours of work, regardless of the job at hand.
  • The hourly rate for your bricklayer can vary significantly based on their experience and union status. Some charge as little as $25 per hour while others may charge up to $100 or more per hour.
  • These costs do not include permits or taxes.
  • If repairs or replacement are needed for any underlayment or framing, that may incur an additional cost.

DIY considerations

  • Minor brick siding repairs, such as replacing mortar joints or filling cracks, can be done by many people with basic handy skills. Here, you’ll only incur a few dollars in costs for the mortar and other materials required for the job.
  • If major brick repairs are required, it is best to leave the work to an experienced bricklayer. Attempting to make repairs to brick siding without proper experience or tools can result in poor installation and a lack of protection for your home.


  • Craftsman Estimator Costbook, complete series year 2019.
  • Latest prices found on Home Depot and other vendor Web sites.
  • Literature review of DIY Web sites.
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Cost by city

(100 sq.ft. area)
  • New York, NY$2,361
  • Bronx, NY$1,940
  • Brooklyn, NY$1,617
  • Philadelphia, PA$2,018
  • Washington, DC$1,751
  • Atlanta, GA$1,584
  • Miami, FL$1,441
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL$1,509
  • Minneapolis, MN$1,770
  • Chicago, IL$2,063
  • Houston, TX$2,127
  • San Antonio, TX$1,428
  • Austin, TX$1,617
  • Denver, CO$1,366
  • Phoenix, AZ$1,441
  • Las Vegas, NV$1,582
  • Los Angeles, CA$1,783
  • San Diego, CA$1,618
  • San Jose, CA$1,954
  • Seattle, WA$1,431

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