Entrance of Halle St Peters in Manchester, which is cladded using linear size handmade brick slips.

What are brick slips and how are they used?

Brick slips, or brick tiles, are thin slices of brick that are cut to a thickness of around 20mm. These thin, lightweight slices of brick are used as tiles to replicate the look of genuine, exposed brickwork.

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Everything you need to know about imperial brick sizes

The difference between metric and imperial size bricks, why brick sizes are important, and how to source them for your next project.

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Need help with brick matching? Let us do the hard work for you

We offer a free brick matching service where our team of experts will suggest the most suitable brick to match your existing brickwork.

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Brick Tinting - The Solution to a Common Problem

You don't have to live with the wrong colour bricks just because they've been laid.  Brick tinting can drastically change the colour of bricks and mortar without the need to rebuild.

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Brick wall with multiple colours of bricks

Bespoke Brick Blending & Weathering

When finding bricks to perfectly match your extension, renovation or new build project is proving impossible, the options of bespoke brick blending and custom brick weathering are available to create tailor-made solutions.

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Rear of three storey, Georgian style self build home, built using Reclamation Soft Red handmade bricks.

Dimensions, Size and Tolerance Guidance

In accordance with BS EN771-1, manufacturers have a duty to declare length, width and height dimensions of a clay masonry unit in millimetres, in that order.

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Brick wall finished with half round capping on top. The 3 courses of brickwork directly underneath the capping have efflorescence.

Brickwork Efflorescence

Need to learn about efflorescence? Find out what it is, how to recognise it, steps to prevent it, and methods to remove it if needed.

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