simple ways to brick clad a wall with electric sockets
Thin Brick slips are ideal for covering walls and creating fantastic features we are often asked what can be done with electric sockets and light switches, well installing our brick slips is very much like tiling you can cut the brick around to the size of the socket, it will be worth taking the face plate off for this and pulling the cable about a few centimetres which will give you an access area behind the metal or plastic sockets or switches in which you can then brick up to. Once you have done this keeping in mind that you need the slips cut to as close of the inner box size as possible so when you put the cover back on it will hide the cuts behind the facing plate. You may need to use longer screws for attaching the face back to the socket these can be purchased from any good DIY shop.
Brick slips offer alternatives when used with other building products
Thin Brick slips work extremely well with other building materials and with our wide range of colours and styles and textures you can virtually create almost any finish you want .
No matter whether you are creating a old farm style cottage with rustic bricks to a modern contemporary city loft apartment. With lots of ways of laying them and with different colour mortars and joint finishes you can create a extraordinary area in any area of the home. Our unique rustic brick slips have become a distinctive interior design option for many architects and interior designers .
Derwent Grey Brick slips in Resturant Bar
New Reclaimed Vintage London Yellow multi brick slips
Old Reclaimed London Bricks are becoming more and more sought after and expensive. We have devised a way to recreate the look of the 18th century brick using modern technics. These fantastic looking thin brick slips are produced in the UK and offer a substantial price saving against having full size bricks cut to size. suitable for both internal and external uses they can be applied to almost any surface with only a small understanding of DIY and at only 20mm in thickness will also not take up valuable floor space. If you would like to know about our range of Vintage or Cottager brick slips then why not contact us by email or tel 07590992422
brick walls built faster with Thin Brick Slips
No matter what type of brick wall you are looking to create either inside or outside then out Thin brick slips are a really quick way of producing a outstanding looking feature in any part of the home. Whist only approx. 20mm in thickness they look and feel just like real bricks when used and the 90 degree corner bricks give it a look as though full size house bricks have been used. They are simple to use with anyone that has a basic knowledge of DIY skills and is as simple as tiling so it saves on build cost as well as helping to reduce build time and being only thin they do not eat into the footprint of the room they are being used in .
Thin Brick slips range expands with another 8 slips
Thin brick slips is expanding its range of manufactured slips by creating a new modern looking contemporary range of tiles that are suitable for use internally or externally.
There is a range of 8 new slips and range in colour from Lofty white to Blushing red and will look stunning in any modern setting such as living loft spaces, walls and fireplaces as well as any outside space.
Lofty white Brick slip
Create a exposed brick effect wall using Brick slips
When you want to create a brick effect wall and do not have the space to use full size bricks then a simple answer is to use brick slips which are generally no thicker than 20mm and are available from stock in most instances rather than a possible long lead time from the large brick producers. The reason so many people now use brick slips is that they can be applied by anyone with a basic knowledge of DIY and almost onto any surface, as well as they are a lot thinner and lighter than a conventional size brick.
You can create stunning feature walls both inside and outside within a very short space of time without the need of a brick layer, Suitable for bathrooms, kitchens and also to make a feature fireplace around a wood burner.
Tiles for real brick wall appearance
Thin brick wall cladding tiles are shaped like bricks but are only a fraction of the thickness of full size house bricks being a maximum of 20mm . They can be applied to virtually any surface and used internally and externally by any competent DIY person. There are many uses for these brickslips from creating a inglenook fireplace in the home to cladding a complete new build. We produce and store these brick slips in the UK so can cut down on long lead times against conventional bricks and as they are so thin can also save a lot of costs on transportation as we can in many cases get upto 30 square meters of tiles on a pallet for delivery purposes. Once on the wall you will not be able to tell the difference between a standard house brick and a thin brick slip we also produce corner slips to go with them so a full brick appearance is maintained through out the build.
Reclaimed effect Brick wall Tiles
Our range of Reclaimed effect brick wall tiles are manufacture in the UK and are available in range of different sizes and Colours. The best part is they offer an alternative to the costly Reclaimed full size bricks that are now in short supply that need to be cut into a slip. With a range of Antique or vintage appearance both give a rustic old look to any building project you may be undertaking. Commercial Properties as well as residential Homes can achieve a exposed brick wall effect at very little cost with our Thin Brick Tiles as this picture of a restaurant shows it can create a totally new appearance to any building. Easy to use and full of old character
Create brick wall effect using thin brick tiles
By using Thin brick slips it could not be easier to produce a feature wall for both commercial or residential properties. The slips come in individual brick facings that are produced using our specially developed moulds . They have many advantages over using a full size brick, such as cheaper to transport, can be used by anyone with only a basic knowledge of DIY and take up a lot less floor space. they are suitable for internal and external uses.
If you would like more information or have any questions on using brick slips why not contact us
We produce some of our brick slips in the Uk using a mix of 60% lightweight recycled product to bring you a light weight eco product that is suitable for use internally or externally .