We all know just how good brick slips are for internal applications, be it internal feature walls or you’re local coffee show.
Our products can been seen and enjoyed from high end projects to Mr Smiths fireplace.
One of the largest and most commercial areas of brick slip use, rarely gets to shine past the glitz and glam of internal design projects.
Our brick slips whilst fantastic indoors have an even greater use externally. External Brick Cladding is on the rise and our products are top draw!
External brick cladding offering a great way of changing your homes appearance.
The exterior and often patchy walls of an old rendered house can look bland and uninspiring. Often extensions and annexes which built and mismatched over time can look an eyesore. In our experience every exterior wall surface of a building tells a story.
External brick cladding offers a way to bring new life and freshness to the exterior of existing builds.
What can brick slips be adhered to!
Providing the structure and substrate is structurally sound the world is your oyster. External brick cladding can be installed onto existing brick and block work, timber frame, sips systems and many many more.
What brick slip do I use?
When deciding to use brick slips externally, one of the largest decisions to make is what brick slip to use. Often this is dictated by the local planning authority and we would always recommend consulting with them prior to installation.
The great thing about using brickslips.co.uk is we can provide full product support from end to end.
Our showroom based in Doncaster showcases all of our current products and our staff are fully trained in being able to advise our customers on product selection and any technical questions about our products.
We also offer FREE sample boards of our existing range of brick slips as well as being able to source and match to specific bricks if needed.
External brick cladding for modern homes
Most applications allow for use of our existing portfolio of brick slips and if you have had a look the options are endless and to some may seem overwhelming.
When considering External brick cladding the design and style will most likely fall between either a traditional or contemporary design.
Modern or contemporary homes may opt for a large scale engineered brick slip types like our Elite range.
These brick slips offer precise sizing and little variation accounting for a very modern look in appearance.
These modern styled brick slips when using stretcher bond or stacker bond call for a clean, simple look.
Typically, brick cladding the entire of your home in the same product will create less confusion for the eyes to travel and will result in one solid canvas. This style makes for a sleek and crisp look.
External brick cladding for traditional homes
Traditional looking homes usually opt for a more neutral and natural blends of colours, textures & finishes.
Olde Bayswater Blend and Restoration Yellow brick slips offer the greatest in traditional feel. With their rumbled and aged feel these are extreamley popular brick slips for use on traditional looking homes.
Ultimately the main thing to consider when brick slipping the exterior of your home is what fits right with your surroundings and with the local area.
You need to think about the finished home or building, what all the elements of the exterior will look like combined.
Selecting the right cladding should be enjoyable, just make sure to select the right one!