Everyone loves a 10 reasons list, so here at brickslips.co.uk we thought we would give you our top 10 reasons why we love Reclaimed Brick Slips.
1 – Reclaimed Brick Slips are Old
They are Old, our reclaimed brick slips are taken from actual reclaimed bricks. These bricks have come from old and very old buildings which have either been demolished or have fallen down. The colour palette and patina of these bricks range from the standard ‘clay-red’, ‘white tones’ resulting from ‘Lime Mortar’ used during that time period, and ‘darker bricks’ from both fire damage, soot and natural weathering.
2 – Endless Uses
A product with endless installation possibilities. Reclaimed brick slips have multiple uses. Predominantly this type of brick slip is used externally for restoration and renovation work. These uses are not exclusive though, as modern trends have seen a surge in uses for, kitchen feature walls through to wine vaults.
3 – Trendy
Reclaimed brick slips are on point and on trend. This reclamation product become extremely popular in commercial installations including restaurants, bars, galleries, coffee shops and office suites.
4 – Easy to Install
Ease of use means that these light weight slices of history can be added as an internal design element with little disruption. If you can use a tile, you can use a brick slip.
5 – Warmth
Warmth and character come with brick slips like a ribbon and a bow. They bring instant warmth and a charm which cannot be replicated using fake or faux products.
6 – Hassle Free
Easy to apply and hassle free, because brick slips are not a structural brick they can be directly adhered to the substrate and need no professional trades. This product can be installed by any competent DIY enthusiast.
7 – Versatile
Versatility is key to the success of these reclaimed products. The product works equally well in both modern and traditional exteriors and interiors, blending seamlessly with both styles.
8 – Easy to Enhance
Easy to enhance or accessorize at a later date. Brick slips can be drilled, painted, sealed and even plastered. Meaning the versatility of the wall for future renovations stays.
9 – They Look Industrial
Industrial look/ the NYC loft look. When trying to create a back drop to a space that needs an industrial feel, authentic real clay reclaimed brick slips are the only option.
10 – Amazing Price
Amazing price and availability. Our reclaimed brick slips are not only priced at a very affordable level but they are the best reclaimed brick slips available. Having multiple products within our reclaimed range of brick slips means we always have something available.