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Brick Slips And Fireplaces A Match Made In Heaven

Are Brick Slips A Good Option For The Fireplace?

The fireplace is a central element in homes that have one be it in the living room, kitchen, dinging room or other. It automatically makes itself the focal point of that room.  With the use of Brick Slips you can give your space a completely new look. It is actually easier than you might think to create an amazing focal point, turning your uninspiring fireplace into something completely mesmerising. The best thing about this is that you can select from a wide range of brick slips in many colours and styles

Bringing The Fireplace Back

You only have to go back a couple of decades to see that the fireplace was the heart of the home. It was used to heat the home and create hot water, making it a crucial part of life in general. Furthermore, a lavish fireplace was a symbol of wealth, so there are many reasons to put your fireplace to good use.

As design trends became a focal part of the home, fireplaces were removed or blocked up, making it a forgotten part of the home but now things are changing. A fireplace is now a sought after feature and so, if you have a fireplace that needs some love and care, then brick slips will enable you to bring it back to life.

Using Brick Slips and Making a Statement

Whatever the fireplace and whatever the design, you can be sure that our products are designed to help you bring it back to life. Of course, having a traditional fireplace might mean that you want to keep that traditional feel which is where red brick slips can really make a difference. Using brick slips that have that old-fashioned look, you can make a huge statement and make your fireplace an integral part of the room.

Keep It Traditional Or Go Contemporary?

Ok, we have said that an old and impressive fireplace should retain its traditional look with red brick slips but you can go contemporary if you wish. Our Brick Slips an easy option because they give you that authentic look but can also become an important part of a contemporary design. The mixture of tones work brilliantly well with a variety of looks, enabling you to create something that looks perfect in every way.

Do Brick Slips Look Real?

Of course they do! Our brick slips are made from actual bricks and once they are installed, you wouldn’t know the difference between them and real, full-sized bricks. If you want to create a convincing look then you have to make sure that the job is completed correctly which means using corner brick slips on external corners. 

Considerations

So, you might be tempted to dive straight in and begin installing brick slips on your fireplace but it is important to make sure that you consider the heat from your fire. If you never have plans to use your fireplace then you can install them in any way you wish. However, if you do plan to use your fireplace, unlike with other materials, there is no need to leave a gap between your brick slips and the heat sources they are Fire Rated A1.

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