Originally Posted by Slick
Originally Posted by juehoe
Don't use the red bricks.
The red bricks are stronger, and insulate better than the cheap grey bricks. You can drill and mount heavy stuff anywhere on the walls with the red bricks without worry.
Q-con insulates better, but its a pretty weak material and sketchy to bolt heavy items to walls.
I used red bricks on both my other houses.
Varies greatly in building quality as to the type of "red bricks" one uses.
Assuming your referring to the cheaply made everyday variety that chip and crack easily unless otherwise treated or glazed [??].
Amazingly enough, there are numerous and affordable options in brick available then the proverbial two that you [and probably most everyone] use in reference, as most don't suss out or know of the reasonable options as applies to brick material.
Their loss for assumptions and ignorance.