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The 3 Best Thin Brick Patterns and Where to Use Them

October 3, 2019

The 3 Best Thin Brick Patterns and Where to Use Them

Brick can be installed using many different patterns. The most popular patterns are traditional, herringbone, and basket weave. Each pattern can create a totally different look for your end project and can be used in different locations. Read on to learn about these patterns, how to create them, and the best places to use them.  Traditional  The traditional pattern of...

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...

Brickwebb Vs Thin Brick

August 26, 2019

Brickwebb Vs Thin Brick

While various forms of thin brick have been around for a long time, Brickwebb by Old Mill Brick is a new and innovative way to easily install brick. The patented system consists of sheets of pre-spaced bricks on a mesh backing that installs just like tile. There are pros and cons to both options. Here is how it breaks down: ...

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...

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 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...

5 Down-to-Earth Design Elements to Include in Your Next Home Remodel

February 18, 2019

5 Down-to-Earth Design Elements to Include in Your Next Home Remodel

If you’ve ever tried to bring someone in to help with an interior design project, you know that finding your perfect match can be a task unto itself. Image Source: Freshome If you've been thinking about remodeling your home, you're in luck. There are many interior design options for modern homes that are both trendy and appealing. Whether you're interested in...

5 Interior Design Elements to Get Buyers Excited About Your Home

February 18, 2019

5 Interior Design Elements to Get Buyers Excited About Your Home

Regardless of the type of space you're decorating, there's nothing more important than paying attention to details. Image Source: Ella Decor If you are ready to sell your home, then you may want to think about trying to incorporate design features that buyers are looking for when they are searching for a new home. Incorporating these design features may even...

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