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Everything you need to know about brick slip cladding!

What is Brick Slip Cladding?

Brick slip cladding is a type of interior and exterior wall covering that enhances the look of your home or, elements within your home such as feature walls, fireplaces etc. In its most common description, Brick cladding is refereed to as Brick Slips, which are cut from a brick to the desired size and shape. These can be used for both interior and exterior applications.

Traditional Red Blend Brick Slips Cladding Project 4

Benefits of Brick Slip Cladding

Brick slip cladding is a great option for enhancing the aesthetic of any room within your home. We offer over 30 different styles of brick slip cladding and many shapes such as corners, headers and stretchers to allow you to install our brick cladding around even the most awkward of shapes. . It can be used to create a traditional or modern look, depending on what you want to achieve. Brick slip cladding is also cost-effective and durable, making it an excellent choice for any building project.

Styles of Brick Slip Cladding

There are many different styles when it comes to brick cladding such as our London Weathered Brick Slips or our Old Althorn Brick Slips. The malleability and functionality of brick cladding is not dependent on the style you choose. Your decision is therefore based just on the aesthetics and the desired finish you wish to achieve with our Brick Slips.

London Weathered Yellow External cladding project

Preparation Before Installing Brick Slip Cladding

Before you start to install brick slip cladding, you need to ensure that the wall is prepared, this is the same regardless if you opt for our Brick Slips, Fireplace Brick Panels or Brick Tiles. It is important to make sure your surface is clean, free from dust and that any damaged surface is repaired and that there is no loose debris. Any of these that are not rectified will void the installation of brick cladding and can make it fail.

Installation of Brick Slip Cladding

When installing brick slip cladding, it’s important to start at the bottom and work your way up. If you are installing in an area that requires corners we always advise to install corners first. When you start applying your first row,  Use a spirit level to ensure evenness in height and make sure that each brick slip is level with its neighbour. Once you’ve finished installing all of your brick tiles along one row of your wall (or whatever other surface), repeat this process using a staggered bond known as a brick bond.

 

Maintenance of Brick Slip Cladding

Brick slip cladding is a very robust and long lasting product there is almost no maintenance required for keeping your brick cladding looking its best. What we advise is using our Brick slip Sealer to protect the fascia of the brick slips and prevent staining and mass weathering. Our brick sealer is market leading and only needs to be applied the once. Should you wish to clean your brick slips we advise doing so with just a damp cloth or sponge and giving them a light clean and then using a hard-wire brush to remove any debris from your brick slip cladding.

Advantages of Brick Slip Cladding

Brick slip cladding is a great option for adding value and character to your home. It’s easy to install, durable, and can be used in many applications. Brick slip cladding is made from bricks that have been cut into thin strips or slices. These slices are then applied over the surface of your wall by using mortar as an adhesive. This method allows you to create beautiful designs on the interior and  exterior of your home without having to hire professionals.

Brick slip cladding is also very easy-to-maintain because it requires little maintenance beyond cleaning off any dirt or debris that may accumulate on top of it over time (which should happen regularly).

Buy Brick Cladding Online – Slips From Stock

When it comes to brick cladding we have you covered. We are the largest UK supplier and manufacturer of Brick Slip Cladding Systems. We provide a large range of cladding at incredible value with first class customer service and quick delivery. Unlike others, we do not use an inferior brick slips such as plaster, cement etc all of our brick cladding panels are made from cut brick.

Our cladding system has been developed to meet the requirements of both homeowners, architects nd interior designers and conform to all building regulations with a fire rating of A1.  So if your looking for a high-quality yet easy to install system, Slips From Stock is the solution.

We stock a wide range of products to include Brick Slips, Fireplace Brick Panels and Accessories which can be purchased directly from our website. .

Our cladding systems are flexible and simple to install.

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