Brick Slip are the fascia part of a full brick that has been cut off usually, there are also modern brick slips that are made from a cast, however here at the brick slip brothers we prefer the reclaimed variation as we strongly believe that this type of brick slip would be a more effective solution when either trying to match the pre existing brickwork on a property or trying to capture the olde wordly look that has become very desired over recent years.
Brick Slips have many advantages when choosing a renovating material. They are quick to install, cost effective, energy efficient, recycled, don’t take up too much space on site, when used externally can assist with planning permissions, frost proof, can assist to prevent damp, sound proofing qualities but above all an absolutely great finish. These are to name but a few.
When used externally people generally are either looking to change the façade of their property or having a totally new renovation completed, Brick slip excel at this, percent lighter than a standard brick, and still performs a really robust protection system against the elements at the same time as being beautiful to look at, over recent year more and more architects are opting to use brick slips.
Brick slips have also grown in popularity with interior designers, the tonal variations between the different mixtures available offer designers a wide colour spectrum to select form to create the backing landscape and really can be the crooks of having a superb looking environment. With state-of-the-art adhesives and finishers, they are hygienic can be made waterproof and keep the warm in and their even fire graded adhesive meaning it’s great to do fireplaces or areas situated around radiators, win – win all the way.
Brick slips are applied with a tile adhesive usually that bond them to the wall, once they have set, we prefer to do it the old-fashioned way and point them up with mortar as it gives it the real deal finish. If you are considering a project and would like to book a call back from the customer service team please do so or contact us directly on 01926 – 830565 or alternatively use the live chat on the website, for those who have larger scale projects you can submit plans to us via the contact page
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