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Should You Seal Brick Slips?

Should You Seal Brick Slips?

Brick slips are a popular and growing trend within the UK for internal and external uses. They're easy to maintain but should you seal brick slips? They're a durable tile so are perfect for use in high traffic areas where wear and tear might be an issue. They're also great at hiding imperfections on the wall (especially uneven surfaces) due to the way they are installed. Brick slips also offer a traditional and rustic brick wall look which can't be matched with any other product on the market (other than an actual brick - but that involves a whole construction...

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How To Clean Brick Slips

How To Clean Brick Slips

Brick slips are used to create beautiful brick wall finishes - but what happens if they get dirty? Let's take a look into how to clean brick slips. Cleaning Brick Slips It's no secret - brick slips are pretty easy to clean, but it can be a daunting thought. Because the surface of the tile is made to look and feel like a real brick (textured and porous), they can get dirty over time. Dust gathers everywhere so you can expect brick slips to attract it too! External elements can also cause them to become dirty if installed outside and...

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Can Brick Slips Be Used In A Fireplace?

Can Brick Slips Be Used In A Fireplace?

This is a question we get asked a lot - 'can I use brick slips in my fireplace?'. If you're buying brick slips from us, the short answer is yes! You'll run into no issues using our brick tiles in a fireplace as they're heat resistant. We'll go into more detail below. Fireplaces Are Popular Image Credit - Capital Fireplaces Even in this day and age, fireplaces are the focal point in many living rooms around the UK (especially if you're luck enough to live out in the countryside!). In households that have a fireplace, they are normally dressed appropriately...

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Brick Slip Cladding

Brick Slip Cladding

Using brick slip cladding has become common place in domestic households and commercial properties alike. The look and feel of brick work is familiar and can add to the character of a space. Our range of brick slips are constantly used (with great results!) on renovation projects, conservation projects and new builds to create external (and internal) brick facades. Brick slip cladding isn't a new thing - it's been around for years and brick slips have been manufactured and supplied by brick companies to the construction trade. They've helped break up the sometimes dull rendered and painted exterior surfaces as...

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What Are Brick Slips?

What Are Brick Slips?

You're asking the question 'what are brick slips?'. Well, we've got all the answers and more right here for you! Brick slips are commonly referred to as brick tiles, brick veneers, brick cladding and brick fascias. If you're looking for a quick and cost efficient way to clad the exterior of your home or create an interior feature wall, brick slips should be considered. They are used to replicate the look of conventional bricks without the need of using full size bricks. If you were to cut the front off a brick, you'd be left with a brick slip! How...

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