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3 Stunning Ways to Build with Thin Brick

3 Stunning Ways to Build with Thin Brick

As a light, thin, and durable alternative to traditional brick, thin brick veneer is a favourite among architects, designers, and builders. In this article, we’ll share expert tips on how to take advantage of this versatile material.

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Choosing the Right Thin Stone Veneer for Your Project

Whether it’s natural stone from the earth or a manufactured stone veneer, there’s nothing like the look of stone to add visual appeal to a home, office, commercial, or retail space. But it’s important to know the attributes of each so that you can choose the ideal option for your project. Read on for an overview of the two main types of thin stone veneer and what to consider when planning your next build.

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The Basics of Thin Brick Veneer

Thin brick veneer is one of our most popular materials, and it’s no secret why. It’s beautiful. It’s affordable. It’s versatile. It’s also easy to install and looks great for the long haul. If you’re considering thin brick for your next project but want to know a little bit more, you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing what we love about this easy-to-use material as well as some insider tips we’ve picked up during our decades of working with architects, builders, and construction pros.

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Natural Stone vs. Manufactured Stone: Which is Better?

A new home design project can be both exciting and challenging as you weigh your options and find the best materials. Stone can lend a sophisticated touch to your space, whether you redo your home’s facade, add your dream kitchen, or enhance your fireplace. When choosing between manufactured stone or natural stone, the selection process doesn’t have to be overwhelming. This article will help you figure out your needs and find the most appropriate type of stone for your project.

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How to Install Thin Brick

Many do-it-yourselfers have the experience, skills and confidence with that will allow them to install clay thin brick veneer. Here are some issues that even experienced handyman will want to consider before embarking on their project:

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How to Install Manufactured Stone

How to Install Manufactured Stone Veneer

Many homeowners have the experience, skills and confidence with do it yourself projects that will allow them to install manufactured stone veneer themselves. Here are some issues that even the most experienced handyman will want to consider:

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