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Make garden steps using sandstone bricks, 1m×1m

$300

Very happy with the repair and rendering of our retaining wall and garden bed. Manuel was punctual, friendly and his work was top quality.

Repair bricks and render

$400

Fast and good experience. Thanks Darrin.

Repair mortar on brick letterbox

$100

Fast response and good quality of work.

Brick laying

$300

All good, my job scope grew throughout the project. Ava was flexible and did a good job.

Build a small block wall

$5

Ava is very polite and a joy to work with. He is very efficient and his work and clean worksite is beyond reproach. I am very happy with the result. I would not hesitate to recommend Ava for future work.

Mortar in 27 bricks on a low garden wall

$150

What's the average cost of a bricklayer in South Brisbane

$250 - $750

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$250

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$360

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$750

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What does bricklaying include?

Bricklayers employ a range of skills needed to build and repair brick walls and structures. Here are some of the jobs you can ask your bricklayer to help with and what you can expect from each:

Brick walls for homes

One of the most common jobs your bricklayer can help with is building or repairing the brick walls inside and outside of your home. They’ll help you select the right brick to match your home, before laying each brick individually using a guide to ensure a strong, attractive finish. Your bricklayer will use a trowel to spread mortar on the bottom and sides of each brick, and will knock on the brick to remove any air bubbles from the mortar. Then they’ll remove the excess mortar with the trowel. 

Paving

Paving is a popular option for driveways, patios, and footpaths because pavers are affordable and easy to maintain (if one breaks, you can easily replace it). Your brick paver will start by preparing the surface. They may need to excavate the area slightly and lay down a level base material like crushed rocks, followed by a mixture of sand and cement. Then they’ll lay your pavers down in the pattern you’ve chosen, before sweeping a mixture of sand and cement into the cracks, then setting them with a hose.

Block retaining walls and fences

Your bricklayer can create brick fences, retaining walls, and even garden edgings for raised garden beds. They’ll use a similar process to building standard brick walls, but they’ll need to choose bricks that can stand up to harsher, more exposed conditions. Once they’ve laid bricks to the correct height, your bricklayer may finish off with a different brick or technique to cap the structure and add interest.

Small bricklaying jobs

Your bricklayer or bricky can also help with other smaller jobs like building custom mailboxes using bricks that match your home. Your mailbox installation will involve laying the bricks using mortar between each layer. Your bricklayer will incorporate a “box” section to collect mail and add your house number. Other small bricklaying jobs include brick fireplace installations and repairs, and even rendering. 

Recent Bricklayer tasks in South Brisbane

L shape block/brick corner surround the patio

$500

Burbank QLD 4156, Australia

18th Feb 2024

Need to construct a L shape corner block/ brick wall, one side 1.2meter long, the other side 0.6-0.7 meter long, 1.1 meter high. installer to supply concrete footing and motar.

Earthwork Backfill

$100

Karawatha QLD 4117, Australia

17th Feb 2024

Need to backfill approximately 3 m3 of coarse sand behind retaining wall. Coarse sand could be arranged on site or if you arrange yourselves that will work too.

Landscaping

$2,500

Wishart QLD 4122, Australia

15th Feb 2024

Landscaping needed at Ormiston. Single story new build house will complete in May.

Blockwork retaining wall

$5,000

Annerley QLD, Australia

12th Feb 2024

Construct a Besser block reinforced walls as per the attached. Wall length is about 13m x 1m high. Wall footings to be provided. Engineering drawings available. Site accessible from March 2024

Repair brick letterbox

$300

Carindale QLD, Australia

2nd Feb 2024

Have a brick letterbox where the metal letterbox insert has rusted out. Would like the top bricks removed (prob too 3 rows) to replace the metal insert with a newer larger one, then replace bricks (will prob need to be laid differently as the letterbox size/shape will be different). We have spare bricks if required. Letterbox will be purchased by us, prob like one shown in pic. Brick mortar to be provided by Airtasker. - Due date: Flexible

Justin was great - good comms, punctual, nice guy and good quality work. Would use again. Thanks!

Small bricklaying job

$250

Salisbury QLD, Australia

12th Jan 2024

re-lay 4 loose bricks on a brick BBQ, repair a couple of loose blocks and lay another row of 4 or 5 on top. Its a small job - Due date: Flexible

Excellent communication and work.

Hunting for bricklayer or bricklaying contractor

$9,999

Pallara QLD, Australia

2nd Oct 2023

Corner block residential house requires bricklayer for besser concrete block wall project foundation and concrete footing required prior to block laying Side boundary wall 21 meters long 2 meters high(integrated with retaining wall 0.6 meter high) front boundary wall 16 meters long, 1.5 meters high concrete pillar(combined with aluminum slat fence, base wall only 0.5 meter high) Job open to both qualified brick contractor and skilled bricklayer - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 November 2023

FeatureBesser block brick laying. Large garden bed + section of fence.

$3,000

Camp Hill QLD, Australia

3rd May 2023

Feature Besser brick block laying; austral GB honed. Large garden bed and part or a fence- front entry. Fence will be demolished prior by others. Bricks will be supplied. New footings will be required. DATE FLEXIBLE - Due date: Flexible

Bricklayer

$250

Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia

26th Feb 2023

1]Brick laying- front porch. Level the bricks and secure. 2] level and secure the bricks in line with door frame. Have addtional bricks in stock if required. - Due date: Flexible

Matt did a perfect job with our brick work. Hard working and affordable quote,highly recommend him. Karthik

Paver regrout

$100

Camp Hill QLD, Australia

5th Feb 2023

Single paver at end of pool is loose. Needs regrouting

Builder/ brick layer required

$350

Moorooka QLD 4105, Australia

3rd Feb 2023

Hi after someone to complete following task. Extended front door height. Will require 2 rows of brick going up to be taken out. And new lintel put in happy to supply photos

Build a brick fence pillar

$400

Wishart QLD, Australia

12th Nov 2022

Make me an offer: Square Pillar. Approximately 17 bricks high x 1.5 bricks wide I have new bricks and mortar - just need someone who has the know-how.

Brick work on existing Besser block wall

$500

Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

23rd Sep 2022

Job is to lay 5 courses of Besser blocks, length 12 blocks long, and integrate into existing wall where the 13th block intersects. Existing wire fence is easily removed (see photos). Bricks can be laid over steel posts for strength, or they can be cut, no preference.

Demortar approx 500 bricks

$100

Yeerongpilly QLD 4105, Australia

6th Jun 2022

De mortar 500 bricks, need to brick cold chisel as per photo can supply other equipment in photo. Demortar approx 500 bricks and brush with wire brush. And stack as per photo. - Due date: Flexible

I need help laying paver

$150

Carindale QLD, Australia

23rd May 2022

I need someone to help my sister and I lay pavers and make the ground level in our duck/chicken pen and to make it more homey as we got a new cage and we will have to move the old one and fix the area so that we can put the new one down.... we also need a way to make it higher of the ground without it flying away in weather....

Two concrete steps

$200

Carindale QLD, Australia

17th Apr 2022

I need another 2 concrete steps done here between the blocks and the fence

Lay bricks for 13m length retaining wall with fence above.

$5,000

Macgregor QLD, Australia

14th Apr 2022

Lay bricks for 13m length retaining wall with fence together for 2m height. - Due date: Before Saturday, 30 April 2022

Block laying for fence and retaining wall

$9,999

Macgregor QLD, Australia

16th Mar 2022

Need block laying for macgregoe retaining wall 88m long Need block fence wall 40m x 2m - Due date: Flexible

Retaining wall

$3,000

Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113, Australia

16th Feb 2022

Concrete sleepers retaining wall and colour bond steel fence. Retaing wall length 10 meters, height half meter. Fence 10 meters long, 2 meters high.

Removal of letterbox and weedmat

$150

Brisbane, QLD

6th Feb 2022

Hi I have a small job. 1) Removal of a letterbox that is concreted in. 2)level the area and lay down weedmat 3) put down stones