Using exterior stone cladding
Stone cladding is generally used for externally cladding buildings that are either having a make over or new builds. Whilst there are many different cladding stones you can use outside our 2 main best sells are the stone cladding panel system and our range of manufactured stones. They will both act as rain screens and come in a late variety of shapes and colours. They basically form aesthetic facing around the build giving a far nicer appearance than just Plain Block work . Whilst we call it external stone cladding all our products are more than suitable to be used internally as well. If you would like more information on our range of Cladding products please feel free to contact us
Block of Flats in wales that has been modernised using Eazyclad Rustic External stone cladding panel system.
Wall created using Grey Brick slips
Eazyclad thin brick slips come in a range of colours the one here is showing a feature wall that has been created in a public house and resturant. Very simple to install and gives a great new look to a old plastered wall . Simply stick on and mortar between the joints and the job is done.
3 simple steps for cutting Brick slips to size
It is really easy to cut or thinbrick slips to whatever size you may require. They are only 16mm in thickness against a conventional brick which is generally 65mm thick.
you can cut them the 3 following ways , the easiest starting first.
All three of the above brick slip cutting tools will accomplish the same effect, but will take various amounts of effort to get the project finished.
Ideals on making feature wall using Brick slip Tiles
It is easy to cover a wall in paint or wall paper but does that give you the wow effect, I suppose you will say no to this , well with Brick slips it could not be easier to make create a stunning feature wall with brick slips with very little effort. These brick tiles are as simple to use as an ordinary ceramic tile and are most probably easier to cut . They will give you years of good service and all you have to do in return is to give them a wipe over every so often to clear away the marks. On this video are some ideas where they can be used to create stunning brick wall effect.
Can brick slips be used outside
We are very often asked if Brick slips can be used externally the simple answer to this is test they can. There are a lot of surfaces that they can be attached to such as:
Our Grey Kandla sandstone paving is from India also some times known a dove Grey and Silver Grey . This stone colour is particularly good for brightening up darker areas of the home or patio. Comes in a project pack containing 4 sizes of stone 900mm x 600mm , 600mm x 600mm, 600mm x 300mm and 300mm x 300mm as well as single sizes 900 x 600 and 600 x 600. The light greys and blues with some warm rustic browns give this stone a charm of its own and has a naturally surface with hand dressed edges. We have 3 defined thickness's available with this stone 18mm - 25mm - calibrated 22mm , 20mm -35mm
Pictures of manufactured Stone cladding on fireplaces to give you ideas
We hope that our pictures will give you some ideas on using stone cladding veneers on fireplace projects you may be going to undertake or are already in the progress of. Our range of Systems are a great way of introducing stone into a living room or dining room in fact wherever the fire is. The principle behind each stone type is that it is either cut from a natural stone or produced with a light concrete product and set into moulds and hand coloured to replicate real random stone.
Some of the key benefits of using veneers for fire surround is that it is lighter tan convention rock and can be used by anyone with a basic knowledge of DIY
Options to clad a modular building with Stone Cladding
Over the years modular buildings have become more and more popular as a way of constructing a building off site and transporting it to its final destination. The days of the leaking portacabin are far gone and now they have to follow the regulations as tradition building methods. Whilst this type of building may be used as temporary solution many people still want it to look good and impressive. Our stone cladding veneers are more that suitable for this and with over 5 different systems available you will be able to find one to match the build type and the pocket as well as a colour and profile that will be in keeping with the local area .
Our Z shaped panel system has been used on schools and golf clubs whilst our manufactured cladding has been used on homes and council projects all over the UK.
Making a fireplace look great with stacking stone cladding
Our range of Stackedstone wall cladding is a great easy way of making a fireplace stand out in any room in the house. They can be used to create a chimney breast feature for an electric fire or to surround a wood burner. These stone tiles are very easy to use and if you have a basic knowledge of tiling then you will have no problem fixing these infact it is most probably easier as you have no grouting to do because each panel butts up to the next one. Corners are produced in 2 pieces 1x 400 x 200 and 1x 200 x 200 with a Z shape cut out at one end of each panel so they can butt together giving it a look of a natural dressed finish. These stone cladding panels also make great feature walls.
Can you install stone cladding around a wood burning stove
Our range of real stone cladding slips are a must when you are looking to either build or give your old fireplace a makeover. The individual stones are cut to a thickness of 30mm and come in random heights and lengths much like conventional building stone that is on a 6 inch bed width. This natural stone tile is far easier to use than the thicker building stone and takes up far less space in the room where the fire is installed or about to be installed. To make things even easier and to look as though you have used full size stones we have developed a 90 degree angle corner stone that give the appearance of a full quoin has been used. These corner quoins are also fantastic for using as arches above a fireplace opening.
Brick cladding a fireplace or Fire Surround
Are you thinking of installing a wood burner and not sure what to have built around it,then our Eazyclad range of thin brick slips may be just be the answer, as they are suitable for use around heat and are very easy to install by either yourself or your stove installer no special training is required. They look fantastic when used as a brick fire surround or a feature wall where your wood stove can sit against. The rustic charm of the brick tiles also makes them stand out when used against a oak beam as a mantel piece. Corners are easily overcome with our 90 degree brick slip corner which gives the appearance that a full size brick has been used.
Brick cladding a feature wall in the kitchen
Are you fed up with a plain painted wall in your Kitchen, or old wall paper that is forever needing replacing then we believe that our range of Thin brick slips can be the answer to your problem. These easy to use brick tiles are hard wearing and will last for many many years without any maintenance. We have produced a large range of colours and different surface finishes. Very easy to put up by anyone with a basic knowledge of Do it Yourself enthusiasts. Need to go around 90 degree angles then once again we have thought about that with matching brick tile corners which give the look when used as though you have completed the wall with full bricks.
Eazyclad Thin Bricks Make DIY Building Jobs Easy
Our Cottage Range of Thin brick slip tiles are designed with the home improvement enthusiast in mind they are far easier to use than tradition brick and blocks due their light weight and a great advantage is due to them only being 16mm in thickness they take up very little room space against a 4" brick. They are suitable for both internal and external uses and will be suitable for use around a fireplace. The range comes in 3 distinctive colours and will look great used in an older property or a more contemporary modern home as a feature wall.
Man made stone cladding is also known as cast stone or cultured stone. These stone claddings are generally made to look like a real stone in shape and colour, Whilst mainly produced in plastic or latex mould using white portland cement and either sands, gravels or crushed stone , Now a days a lot of producers now use a light weight recycled product that also has excellent thermal properties. Artificial cast stone has been used for many centuries around the world.
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