Appearance of exposed brick in the building interior is able to make a unique impression. Exposed brick that was once a popular choice in homes and buildings in the era of the 1900’s will not only give an impression and rustic character, but also presents an industrial impression, a little accent Victorian neo-gothic.
In those days, exposed brick is far cheaper and more efficient. Because the homeowners do not have to spend money to plaster which are easily damaged. They also do not need to pay more for routine maintenance.
However, the use of exposed brick in the digital age has shifted on the meaning and purpose. It’s no longer just cost reduction, the use of exposed brick now also be an aesthetic choice.
Since it’s only useful as “eye view”, presenting exposed brick is not only get from the use of the original brick. You can use several ways to get the look of exposed brick. Here are some ways you can use at home.
First of all, of course, you can use the original brick. However, the challenge of making the wall as it is quite heavy. Rather, you seek help of professionals. Make sure in one square meter at least 60 bricks.
At least, in making indoor partition, you do not need a foundation rooted to the ground. However, you still must remove the tiles or flooring is in the room first.
After that, do not forget to mix the cement with the proper amount of water. If you already have a partition wall and just want to “tear down” the plaster on the wall, make sure you’ve covered the floors and goods in the room with a nylon sheet.
Use a spatula to “tear down” the paint on the wall. In addition to using the original bricks, you can also use a layer of brick tiles. The trick is to provide a layer on top of an existing wall in your home.
Another way is to use the easiest spelled wallpaper patterned brick. Today, wallpaper is available that mimic the brick texture. With the texture and color resemble brick, with instant way, you will have exposed brick walls in your attractive home.