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We are sure by now you have come across the term ‘brick slip cladding’. Considering you most likely set out on the hunt for either ‘brick slips’ or ‘brick tiles’, it is easy to understand why you may find this term confusing. As always, Slips From Stock will be glad to assist you and explain just what brick slip cladding is!
Cladding is the name used to describe a material that is used to provide a decorative and protective skin on a building. Among other things, it can be made from wood, stone, metal or brick. It provides a certain level of thermal insulation. It also protects against the elements such as wind, fire and rain. However, cladding does NOT support the structure of the building and is mainly an aesthetic feature. So essentially brick slip cladding, is the term used for when brick slips are used to improve the aesthetics of a building.
Brick slip cladding in particular would be a great addition for you because of the brilliant qualities they posses. For example they have great resistance to fire. This also makes brick tiles ideal for use INSIDE the home. In areas around your fireplace or near you kitchen stove using materials that can withstand very high temperatures is crucial. There is a piece available on our website on how to make the most out of brick slips in the kitchen that I’d highly recommend! In case you couldn’t tell brick slip cladding is extremely versatile!