Brick facade is one of the types of external facades which are used for homes especially. For so many homeowners and home architectural that is planning on the design and construction of a new building or home, and the choice of using bricks as preferred cladding for walls and for the exterior is due to the uniqueness and elegant look and feel which it gives to the walls of building and homes as well.
Bricks are the best choice for a facade due to its durable and strong nature. When bricks are used as a siding or for a facade the best feature is that there is no coloring and painting required on brick facade. This type of brick facade has a big plus because it will never get fade and it is also exposed to the environment or weather without any sort of problem. It has a very good characteristic and feature that it is used as an insulator to the building or house, by providing a barrier to the outside temperature your house. However, bricks facade and faux brick are porous; regular application of cleaning faux brick and brick facade with water repellent coat in order to preserve the bricks is a very wise thing and idea to do especially if you are living in a rainy climate, and also if you used to experience episodes of thawing and freezing during the winter season.
These types of brick facade siding or faux brick both are usually applied to a wooden framed wall over the building paper. Mixture of sand, lime, cement and water is mostly used to hold the brick in place on brick facade. The mortar which is used for the finishing of sand, brick facade or faux brick can do the finishing in variety of ways such as flush, concave with bricks, raked or v-joined and extruded between the bricks etc. Another alternative to brick siding is a brick veneer siding, this has manmade materials which are often much lighter. The bricks veneer is used as home cladding and it has a wide range of variety of choice in terms of textures, sizes, colors and distinct patterns and designs from traditional to the modern touches as well. Similarly the solid brick facade or faux brick siding can also last for a long time because of its durability and high strength as well. If brick facade siding or faux brick is your full and final choice for the walls of your building and homes then get a very professional one who is well experienced in this field in order to do the installation of brick facade for you.
Brick facade and faux brick can also make so many patterns, if money and time is your one of the basic and utmost concern then brick panels is a brilliant and excellent approach as the brick by brick masonry is a very time consuming and also an expensive proposition. The brick paneling maximizes the use of space, time and weight and also reduces the labor cost. And the best part of panel brick is that you do not have to bother the look and style of the full brick masonry in order to save money and time. So brick facade provides you a unique style of masonry for your home.