Brick veneer is defined as the thin bricks that offer the same appearance as the fully brick types. It doesn’t need the structural support that full brick walls should need. Brick veneer is better and more fire resistant than a ancient wall surface and fortunately it is able be installed by laymen. Deleting the fees of renting a professional to do the best installation, Interior Brick Wall Installation DIY is affordable and effective way to have an interior brick wall easily. See the interior brick wall installation below.
How To Install The Interior Brick Wall
At the first, you can try to use a notch trowel for applying mortar to the wall surface. Put and spread the mortars over the wall into tiny sections. Used the trowel notched edge to make grooves in the mortar. Put the early row of brick veneer, beginning with a full brick and then press the first brick into the mortar firmly at the bottom corner of your wall. Put a piece of the 3/8 inch strip of wooden near the brick and suppress the brick firmly in the mortar near it and complete the first row of bricks orderly.
Put a spacer above the first row to appear the grout line between the second and the first row of bricks. Next, install the second row, begin with a half brick in the bottom corner, above fitly to the first full brick and the spacer too. Slowly push the board of the spacer into the mortar above the 2nd row and begin the third row with a full brick too. Let’s press a full brick to the position at the bottom right corner, and pushing into the mortar firmly. Lay the 3rd row, getting the spacers between each brick.
After that, install all the half and full size bricks and try cutting pieces to suit around outlets and switches with a saw. Measure the distance between the opening for light switches, outlets and the spacer too. Record the measurement to a brick veneer tile and cut in order to fit and finally install the brick by pushing it into the mortar firmly. In conclusion, Interior Brick Wall Installation DIY is easy to do, isn’t it!