Can Brick Slips Be Installed By Myself Or Do I Need a Pro? | My Brick Wall

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Can Brick Slips Be Installed By Myself Or Do I Need a Pro?

When it comes to installing new walls in your home, brick slips offer you the perfect solution. They are easy to work with, easy to install, and very versatile too. Best of all, you can instantly revamp the interior of your home without having to rebuild any walls or make any major changes.

The fact is, brick slips are incredibly easy to install as they allow you to do the installation as a DIY project. Many home owners choose to install brick slips on their own as it is very cost effective and easy to do. We have many online guides that show you just how you can install brick slips on your own, so there is no need to hire expensive labor or pay for contractors to do this on your behalf. 

You can order a few samples to get a feel for what the brick slip will look like on a specific wall, and this will give you a good idea of what to expect. You can even buy a few different samples and test out the look and feel of your walls before you move ahead with the installation. This is a great way to plan ahead and also make sure that you have all the accessories you need to take this on as a DIY project.

Brick slips can be installed on almost any wall inside your house and in many cases, they can also be used outdoors. A good example is having a beautiful feature wall in your entrance hall or living area that guests will immediately notice. You can also choose to have the same beautiful look throughout your home by using brick slips on all your interior walls.

Why Choose Brick Slips

Brick slips have a lot of benefits to offer especially for modern homeowners and business owners. Not only are they incredibly versatile but they are very easy to work with and they require little or no maintenance. This means that you can easily have your brick slips installed on just about any wall in your home and thereby create a unique personal style for your house. 

Modern home owners can benefit from the very easy installation process which is also very cost effective. Compared to building a traditional face brick wall, using brick slips is a great way to save a lot of time and money. It’s the perfect investment if you are looking to revamp your home.

Brick slips can be installed on almost any wall inside your house and in many cases, they can also be used outdoors. A good example is having a beautiful feature wall in your entrance hall or living area that guests will immediately notice. You can also choose to have the same beautiful look throughout your home by using brick slips on all your interior walls. 

Brick slips can technically last forever if you take good care of them. This is one reason why they are so popular, as they require hardly any maintenance over time. Brick tiles can be installed almost anywhere, and if you properly prepare them and seal them afterwards with a protective layer, they will last for many decades. Brick slips are highly durable so they won’t easily damage, and if you use a proper sealant, even if it’s a clear coat on top of your brick slips, you will see them last forever. There are just so many options to go with that brick slips are definitely one of the best ways to revamp the interior of your home.

Types of Brick Slips

In general, clay brick slips are the most expensive due to the fact that they are cut from real bricks. It’s a great option for any interior wall, as clay brick slips are durable and strong. They have very good resistance to heat so they are ideal to use as a backdrop for fireplaces

Pre-cast brick slips are generally less expensive than clay brick slips as they are manufactured into brick slips. These brick slips are water resistant and they are ideal for any room in the home, including bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms.  They also make great backdrops for fireplaces. 

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Glazed brick slips are considered a premium product and are therefore more expensive than clay or pre-cast brick slips. These glazed brick slips are durable and water resistant so they are ideal for any wall in the home where you need to revamp and add a beautiful, modern finish.

If you are considering buying brick slips it is always recommended to get expert advice on how to best choose a specific brick slip you like, and also how to choose the perfect style that will complement your home. You can also request samples so that you can see what style and colour would work best for your wall. 

There are also many different textures to choose from and this means you have a wide variety of creative options when it comes to designing your interior walls.

For more information about the best brick slips and brick tiles for your home, contact My Brick Wall today at support@mybrickwall.co.za or view our collections online.