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DIY Brick Backsplash

July 23, 2019

DIY Brick Backsplash

Updating your kitchen? Add a unique and classy style to your kitchen by installing a brick backsplash (or as we like to call it #bricksplash). With Old Mill Brick's thin bricks, you can install a real brick backsplash on your own in a weekend. No skilled masons required. Castle Gate thin bricks from Old Mill Brick. The brick is available...

How to Install BrickPanel+ Foam Panels Mechanically

June 19, 2019

How to Install BrickPanel+ Foam Panels Mechanically

Old Mill Brick BrickPanel+ system can also be installed mechanically over surfaces such as plywood, drywall, and others that can be screwed into. To install BrickPanel+ panels mechanically, you’ll need your foam panels, wood screws (length varies depending on your foam thickness), Old Mill Brick fasteners, a level, and a box cutter or other sharp knife. Step 1 Cutting the...

About Us: The Hunsakers

June 17, 2019

About Us: The Hunsakers

Old Mill Brick traces its beginnings to 2006 when Garrick Hunsaker founded Hunsaker Exteriors. Garrick has a long family history in siding and spent his early career installing and managing stucco jobs. Garrick learned all there is to know about exterior installation. This includes insulation code, techniques, and new ways to do siding such as thin bricks, stone work, and...

How to Measure for Product

June 10, 2019

How to Measure for Product

To get started on a thin brick or Brickwebb project, you will first need to know how much product to order. You will need a tape measure for this process. To find out how much product you need, follow these steps: Step 1 Measure the length and height of the wall or floor. Step 2 If your project includes corners...

How to Mix Type S Mortar

June 5, 2019

How to Mix Type S Mortar

Most Type S Mortar mix that you can use for grout comes in a powdered form that you mix with water. You will need a five gallon bucket, a hand drill and mixer attachment, your bag of mortar and water. Add about 2 inches of water to your five gallon bucket. Dump in half of the bag of mortar mix...

How to Easily Cut Thin Brick

June 5, 2019

How to Easily Cut Thin Brick

When doing a Brickwebb project, you will likely come across some obstacles that you need to cut around such as outlets, thermostats, windows, air vents, etc. You’ll also need to cut thin brick at the edge of your wall or floor. You can easily cut your thin brick using a hand tile cutter. Step 1 First, hold up your Brickwebb...

How to Grout With a Grout Bag and Jointer

June 5, 2019

How to Grout With a Grout Bag and Jointer

The easiest way to grout your Brickwebb project is with a grout bag and brick jointer. This method also reduces the amount of grout that gets on the brick face. Make sure that your brick adhesive and optional sealer has had at least 24 hours to dry before grouting. For this step, you’ll need either a type s mortar mix...

How to Install Brickwebb Sheets

June 5, 2019

How to Install Brickwebb  Sheets

Old Mill Brick Brickwebb flat sheets make installing thin brick simple and fast. All you will need is your boxes of Brickwebb,  your adhesive or mastick, ⅜” x ¼” notch trowel, tile cutter, level, measuring tape, and a pencil. Step 1 If your project includes corners, install your Brickwebb corner sheets first. Click here to see our detailed video tutorial...

How to Install Brickwebb Corners

June 5, 2019

How to Install Brickwebb  Corners

Old Mill Brick Brickwebb corner sheets make installing thin brick corners simple and fast. All you will need is your boxes of Brickwebb corners,  your mixed adhesive, ⅜” x ¼” notch trowel, tile cutter, and a level. Step 1 When doing a Brickwebb project, always install your corners first. Start from the top of your wall and then work your...

How to Prep a Painted Wall for Brickwebb

June 5, 2019

How to Prep a Painted Wall for Brickwebb

Old Mill Brick Brickwebb can be installed on almost any surface. However, some surfaces take some prep work. For a common painted wall, there are just a few steps you’ll need to take to prep the wall for your Brickwebb or Thin Brick project. Step 1 To get ready to install, start by remove any outlet covers, thermostats, and other...

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