Exposed brick effect indoor tiles?


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Nick

I love indoor exposed brick walls (depending on the bricks,
obviously), and was wondering if there are any tiles around with this
effect.

Like you can buy wood laminate instead of a proper boarded floor.
Can you get tiles that look like exposed bricks to stick on
plasterboard, that look convincing?

Any help would be great.

Thanks
Nick

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BillR

Christian said:
Yes. The best ones are actually just slivers of brick. You apply
using a suitable bonding pattern. Some sort of modified Flemish bond,
with variations to break up the pattern looks far better than a
stretcher bond, which looks cheap, miserly and modern. You finish off
by pointing the tiles with mortar, just like a real wall. The effect
is indistinguishable from a real brick wall if done well.

Christian.
These used to very common in pub makeovers 20 years ago. My local has just
got rid of them.
They were quite effective.
 
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Nick

Guys - thanks for your replies.

Can you buy slivers of brick like that? Or do you have to get them specially cut?

I'm not familiar with Flemish or Stretcher bonds? What are these?

Nick
 
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BillR

Nick said:
Guys - thanks for your replies.

Can you buy slivers of brick like that? Or do you have to get them
specially cut?
Yes you can, or used to be able to. They are purely for decorative purposes
but look just like real bricks when fitted.
 
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Nick

Thanks again guys, great advice. I know what you mean know about the
brick pattern - it makes sense.

Any idea where to buy slivers of brick? Local B&Q?

Nick
 

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