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Thin Brick Vs Cement Cast Brick Tile

September 10, 2019

Thin Brick Vs Cement Cast Brick Tile

One of the questions Old Mill Brick gets asked a lot is if our bricks are real and how they are different from a cement cast brick tile. To answer the first question: Yes, Old Mill Brick thin bricks are made from real, fire-kiln clay bricks. To make it thin, we slice off the edge to make a 1/2 inch...

Tumbled vs Straight Cut Brick

August 15, 2019

Tumbled vs Straight Cut Brick

You’ve probably seen brick descriptions as tumbled or straight cut, but what does that actually mean? Which one is right for your home? Let’s break it down. The difference between straight cut bricks and tumbled bricks is simple:  Firstly, Straight cut bricks have perfect 90 degree angle corners and look like a brand new brick. Examples include Little Cottonwood, Pony...

4 Ways to Grout your Thin Brick Project

August 5, 2019

4 Ways to Grout your Thin Brick Project

How you grout your project can make a big impact on the final look of the brick. You can choose to use a Type-S mortar mix or sanded grout in your color of choice. Choosing a lighter grout can bring out more of the color in your brick and make the whole project look lighter while using a darker grout...

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