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What is the difference between brick slips and tiles?

 

Brick slips or brick tiles

Slips From Stock specialise in the manufacturing of brick tiles AND brick slips. But is there even a difference between brick slips and tiles?

If you’ve read our blog detailing what brick tiles are, we are positive you will be fairly clued up on this topic already. But for those of you who haven’t, we’ll quickly explain what brick tiles are. Brick tiles are specially manufactured bricks which when installed have the appearance and texture of a real brick wall. That essentially is all there is to it.

Now, when it comes it brick slips, some of you may be surprised about the definition. Brick slips are specially manufactured bricks which when installed have the appearance and texture of a real brick wall. Yes, you read that correctly! The only difference between brick slips and tiles is the name itself! The physical objects themselves are the exact same thing.

Due to the way they are installed, brick slips are sometimes called brick tiles. We have a great blog available for you to read all about the installation of brick slips. Essentially you use adhesive to stick the brick tiles to the wall. Following this you apply mortar that acts as the ‘grout’ for the tiles.

Although this may not have been the detailed analysis you were expecting, at least now you understand the ‘difference between brick slips and tiles’.

We want to thank you for choosing Slips From Stock as your brick slip supplier! So once your slips have been installed post them on Facebook or Instagram and we’ll send you an Amazon voucher!

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