Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some answers to questions about Monolith products.
HOW DO I BUY MONOLITH PRODUCTS
You can buy directly from us, as we manufacture to order.
The simplest way to start your order process is to email your interest to us buy completing our contact form, or directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
DO YOU SUPPLY IMPERIAL SIZE BRICK?
We tend to use standard metric brick sizes, but Imperial can be requested. Make sure you mention this when contacting us.
CAN I BUY AN OFF THE SHELF PRODUCT?
Virtually all of our products are bespoke and made to order.
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAD TIMES AND DELIVERY ESTIMATES?
Our lead times vary, depending on current production demand. Please contact us for our current lead times.
DO I NEED TO CONTACT MY MORTGAGE PROVIDER REGARDING CHANGES TO MY PROPERTY?
As with all changes to your property, it’s best to contact your mortgage provider to notify them of the changes.
DO I NEED TO APPLY FOR PLANNING PERMISSION OR BUILDING REGS?
All changes to your property should be discussed with your local planning office before any changes are made. In most cases, as long as it is in keeping with local properties, there shouldn’t be any issues.
WHAT COLOUR OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE?
We work with a variety of natural colour blends and can usually match any brick or stone colour requirement.
The StonePlus range is available in a wide selection of authentic and traditional stone colours.
The BrickPlus range is large and varied, incorporating bricks which are no longer in production, along with styles and colours unique to locations across Britain.
DO THE PRODUCTS COME WITH A GUARANTEE? IF SO, WHAT FORM DOES THAT COME IN?
Our brick slips have successfully completed a full BBA technical assessment. We take safety very seriously, and are proud of our full safety accreditations.
We are also LABC approved and you can apply for their 10 year warranty.
CAN YOUR PRODUCTS BE USED ON A NEW BUILD?
Yes. Our products are the ideal choice for finishing your new build – whether it be timber frame, steel frame, masonry, SIPS or an ICF house.
CAN YOUR PRODUCTS BE FITTED DIRECTLY ON TO EXTERNAL WALL INSULATION (EWI)?
Yes. Our products can be installed directly on to virtually any EWI systems.
HOW ARE STONEPLUS AND BRICKPLUS PRODUCTS FITTED?
The BrickPlus products and StonePlus are fitted using a strong polymer enhanced cement based adhesive especially formulated to bond well to substrates.
At height, BrickPlus products may also be fitted with a combination of mechanical fixings and adhesive.
DO YOU INSTALL?
No – but we can send you the details of approved installers.
DO YOUR PRODUCTS NEED TO BE FIXED BY SPECIALISTS?
To be fully compliant with our BBA certificate, you will need to use an approved installer – ask us for details.
WHAT TESTING HAS BEEN CONDUCTED ON YOUR PRODUCTS?
Please see this page for information on our accreditations. Each individual product page contains further information too.
HOW DURABLE ARE YOUR PRODUCTS?
StonePlus and BrickPlus products are as durable as any other stone product on the market. Produced using a specially formulated mortar, the stone profiles and brick slips are durable enough to survive anything the British weather can throw at it. Tests have shown that both products will survive for the lifetime of the building.