One subject that often gets plenty of discussion is external brick cladding, using brick slips on the exterior of your home.
It can seem daunting especially for self builders and home improvements but in reality it is an easy and popular choice.
External brick cladding works a treat for both major and minor renovation projects. Brick cladding adds certain elegance to a property and can transform even the most tired looking walls.
Brick cladding is authentic and compared to inferior paneling is something worth looking at.
The beauty of using brickwork slips for external wall cladding is that they can be applied to any wall surface. The surface structure must be stable and built to UK building standards.
Creativity is limitless
When using brick slips, various brick bond patterns can be used for external brick cladding. Bond patterns can be achieved using a combination of brick slips and brick slip headers.
The benefit of using brick slips externally is that any wall can be stripped back and transformed into a stunning wall clad finish.
Using brick slips for external feature walls and external cladding has massive installation benefits. The 20mm thickness of the slips means that normal detailing of windows and doors is easy to work around. This detailing means that the overall aesthetic is maintained.
Brick slip external cladding is not just a product for large scale commercial installations. Residential applications can unify the appearance of a mismatched brick extension with ease.
One aspects of external brick slips, that is often overlooked is the simple fact that the product is a tile. When applied in the same way and using the same methods they become a great go to product.
Please have a go, dare to give your home the facelift it deserves.
For more information on external brick cladding or technical advice then please email our technical team on our contact page located here