Brick cladding, also known as brick veneer or thin brick, is an excellent way to add the timeless and classic look of brick to a building without the expense and weight of traditional brick construction. Brick cladding is essentially a thin layer of brick that is adhered to the exterior of a building, providing a beautiful and durable finish.
There are several advantages to using brick cladding in construction. First and foremost, it is a cost-effective alternative to traditional brick construction. Brick cladding typically costs less than traditional brick construction because it requires less material and labor to install. Additionally, brick cladding is significantly lighter than traditional brick, making it an excellent option for buildings that cannot support the weight of a full brick façade.
Another benefit of brick cladding is its durability. Brick is a highly durable material that can last for decades or even centuries with proper maintenance. Brick cladding offers the same durability and longevity as traditional brick construction. Additionally, brick cladding is resistant to fire, moisture, and pests, making it an excellent choice for buildings in areas with harsh weather conditions.
Brick cladding also provides excellent insulation for a building. The brick layer serves as a natural barrier against heat and cold, helping to keep the building’s interior temperature stable. This can lead to significant energy savings and a more comfortable living or working environment.
One of the most significant advantages of brick cladding is its aesthetic appeal. Brick has a classic and timeless look that can add character and charm to any building. Brick cladding is available in a variety of colors, textures, and styles, allowing it to be customized to fit the design of any building.
Installing brick cladding requires expertise and precision, as it is essential to ensure that the brick layer is properly attached to the building’s exterior. It is recommended that a professional contractor is hired for the installation of brick cladding to ensure that the installation is done correctly and safely.
In conclusion, brick cladding is an excellent choice for those looking to add the classic and timeless look of brick to their building without the expense and weight of traditional brick construction. It offers many benefits, including cost-effectiveness, durability, insulation, and aesthetic appeal. If you are considering brick cladding for your building, be sure to consult with a professional contractor to ensure a proper installation
For all new build projects brick cladding is the definitely the way to go. TBS Cladding Solutions are among the leading providers of brick cladding across Europe. We can offer better prices than our competitors as well as having the ability to get your products to you faster than anyone else!
What Is Brick Cladding?
Brick cladding is the brick outer layer of a building. Whilst it will have the appearance of a real brick wall, they will in fact be made from brick slips. Brick slips are a cost effective alternative to achieve a clay brick finish. There are a few different ways of making brick slips however our chosen method is cutting them from real clay bricks. This give the most authentic look. Although you may find purpose made slips may be cheaper, they will not have the same quality as clay brick slips and thus you may find it is worth it to spend that bit extra. Using a brick cladding system is also very efficient and cuts down the time it takes to complete the project.
Benefits of Brick Cladding
Choosing brick cladding for your external projects comes with a plethora of benefits for you. The main one is being extremely aesthetically pleasing. We can provide bricks in a numerous of different colours, shapes and sizes. You need only take a look at our brick slip range to begin to imagine how beautiful your building will look with brick cladding. Furthermore, they also help to improve the safety of the building. This is because are brick slips are made from clay which is inert. Moreover, our SlipFix adhesive is fireproof giving you additional peace of mind that your building is a safe place.
What We Can Offer You
We can organise collection and redelivery to and from your site regardless of location and loading restrictions, usually within 48 hours. We believe it is very important to provide our customers with the best value for money possible. So because of this, we always endeavour to quality check all of our products before sending them out. In the rare instance you are unsatisfied with the product, please do not hesitate to contact us so we can resolve any issues quickly. We have an advanced production scheduling system allowing us to keep on-top of large orders. Consequently, giving you, the customer, the confidence in TBS Cladding Solutions’ ability to work alongside your projects to ensure a smooth delivery process of your products. Our large yard can hold in excess of 2 million bricks, brick slips, and cut and bond brick slips specials. This enables us to get in front of the most demanding schedules to have your finished products sat on the ground awaiting call off. We do this as we appreciate in todays current climate most schedules change weekly!
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