masonry Taking a brick to it 28 August 2015 Steve Leave a comment While the insulators are spraying foam inside, the masons are back to continue patching the holes in the exterior brickwork. At the kitchen window. Moving across to the wall between the kitchen window and side door. Using a string line to keep each course of brick level — and to match the mortar lines with the existing brickwork. Tapping a brick into place between the window and door.