Do Brick Slips Need Sealing?

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Do Brick Slips Need Sealing?

Brick slips are incredibly versatile and a great benefit to any property owner. Not only does it give a very modern appearance but also allows you to have a beautiful brick wall with hardly any maintenance required, inside and outside your home. 

With so many brick slips available, it is very easy to choose the perfect style and design for your interior walls. Brick slips are not only very easy to install, but they come in a wide variety of styles and designs, making it very easy for you to personalise your wall.

Brick slips are essentially made from thin cuts of real brick and they are mainly used to mimic the appearance of a real face brick wall. 

The use of brick slips on interior walls is a growing trend, especially in high-traffic areas. Brick slips can be used on a variety of interior walls, including at your home, your office, and any high-traffic area such as restaurants and public areas. 

They are extremely durable and very versatile, especially if you work with a professional installer who also properly seals your brick slip walls. Brick slips are also ideal if you want to hide small imperfections on your walls, while simultaneously giving it a brand-new image and breathing life into the interior of your home.

Brick slips can come in quite handy if you want to revamp the interior of your home without having to make any building changes – you can simply use your existing wall and allow for a brand-new stylish look with the help of brick slips.

Many modern homes now come with rough facing bricks on the outside and homeowners are starting to take this look to the inside. But rebuilding a wall on the inside is not always an option as it can be very time-consuming. This is why clay brick slips are so popular, they allow you to instantly get the same look and feel of a rough face brick wall without having to rebuild your interior wall.

Tips for sealing brick slips

Although it is not always required, we recommend selling your brick slips to enhance their longevity and also to stop it from staining. This is especially good if you are planning on using brick slips on interior walls if you want them to maintain their appearance for as long as possible.

If you are using the brick slips behind a stove, it is advisable to seal the brick slips using a stone protector. The mortar should also be sealed with a natural stone sealer. This will prevent the wall being stained.

By sealing brick slips you also ensure that you will have little to no maintenance as your brick slips will keep the wall looking better for longer. It will also prevent damage from stains, which is a great added benefit for interior walls. 

Brick slips and brick tiles

Since they are so thin and lightweight, they won’t take up a lot of floor space, which is why they are perfect for any indoor use. They can be installed on almost any wall, including older walls, as they are not heavy like traditional bricks of normal walls. They are also very easy to install, so you don’t necessarily have to work with an expensive installer or a professional builder, making it even more cost-effective. 

Brick tiles are extremely cost effective and you can usually see them on feature walls inside modern homes. Home owners use them in kitchens as a beautiful splashback, or as a backdrop to a fireplace in the living room. They are easy to install, require virtually no maintenance, and they come in a wide variety of colours and designs so that you can easily choose the best colour and design that will work in your home. 

You can also choose to go with pre-cast brick slips, which gives you a wide range of beautiful colours and designs to choose from. They have many options to offer, with plenty of finishes to add a great look on any of your interior or exterior walls. Pre-cast brick slips are easy to install and lightweight, with the ability to turn any interior or exterior into a beautiful and modern area. Available in many different colours, pre-cast brick slips can fit into almost area inside or outside your home.

You can have these brick slips installed in your home as a DIY project and you can work from the expert advice of our experienced team.

They also come in a very wide variety of styles and designs which gives you the freedom to personalise the interior walls of your home easily and effortlessly.

When it comes to installing brick tiles in your home, always make sure that you work with a reliable brick slip supplier who can also give you expert advice on the installation and maintenance of your brick tile walls. Always make sure that you're adequately seal your brick tiles to ensure that they stay protected and look their best for years to come.

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