External Brick Slips vs British Weather

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External Brick Slips vs British Weather 

If you want to create an beautiful and authentic look in your home, many home owners are going for beautiful traditional brick slips these days. They are an ideal solution for any home owner as they a lot of benefits to offer, especially since they are very cost-effective, durable and lightweight. Traditional brick slips can turn any interior or exterior wall into a beautiful, rustic and authentic look. Plus, they are available in so many designs and styles, and you can choose from a variety of finishes as well.

But many people are wondering if brick slips can be used outside? They are wondering if brick slips can withstand the elements and be installed on exterior walls successfully and whether these brick slips will last. Since brick slips mimic a traditional brick wall, they are popular for outdoor walls and that’s why they have to be able to exist in different weather conditions without having to be maintained on a regular basis. 

At My Brick Wall, our brick slips have been designed to use inside and outside. They are suitable for the British weather and they are crack and frost proof and they can withstand almost any climate. This makes them very versatile and easy to use on the outside of your home too. They are thin, lightweight and durable, and if properly sealed, they can be used outside at your patio area, entertainment area, or anywhere you want to add style. 

But aside from looking great outside and being able to withstand the elements, brick slips have many benefits to offer. Traditional brick slips are made from thin cuts of brick, which are specifically made for various applications. They are often used to mimic the look of a traditional brick wall and they are suitable for interior and exterior walls. You can make use of pre-cast brick slips which are normally made from concrete or even clay, and are moulded and designed to look and feel like real bricks.

Another benefit is that they are breathable, durable and non-combustible. This is why these wall coverings are so suitable for many different environments, even around fire places and in bathrooms and kitchens. They are energy efficient and the perfect solution for an area that needs to be beautified. Brick slips are primarily used for their aesthetic appeal, as they offer a quick and practical alternative to conventional bricks.

Traditional brick slips often refers to the more common and natural-looking brick slips, of which a popular option is the London Stock brick slips. They come in various colours but all offer a more traditional, weathered and rustic look for interior and exterior walls. They give the perfect look to any feature wall inside a home.

Using Traditional Brick Slips Anywhere

Traditional brick slips can be used in many areas in the home, as they can be paired with a new brick tile floor, and used to create any feel in a room. You can use them in your bedroom to create a natural, relaxing environment that is suited to your individual style. You can also use them in your bathroom, as they can handle damp areas and splash backs easily. You can choose from a variety of materials that can allow for anything from a minimalist style to a unique modern setting. 

These modern, traditional brick slips are popular because they come in different colours, all offering a natural look for your walls, similar to an outside, natural brick wall. Modern home owners love to install brick slips as they are so convenient and easy to work with. They are a popular choice and quite common in many homes – especially modern homes where home owners want to create an authentic, rugged look. 

For commercial business owners, traditional brick slips can be a huge benefit. They are very easy to install, requires virtually no maintenance, and can be installed on any interior wall. It offers so many different colour options and you can create almost any look you want. These brick slips also come in a variety of styles and materials, making it easy to adapt to almost any décor or theme the business has.

Be sure to ask us for samples so that you can test the look and feel of a specific brick slip outside, before you decide to start the project. You’ll be able to compare different styles and designs to make it easy to choose the perfect brick slip to use on the outside of your home or in your entertainment area. 

From getting a beautiful weathered look, to a traditional rustic feel, traditional brick slips are very popular and offers many benefits.  When you install these brick slips, you’ll get value for money, energy efficiency, and a beautiful alternative for your walls. Combined with the fact that they come in a variety of materials, they are extremely versatile and can fit into almost any décor theme you have. 

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