Thin Brick


Why Should You Choose Thin Brick?

Thin brick are the perfect selection to enhance the interior or exterior of your home with applications such as brick siding, a brick fireplace, a kitchen backsplash, or a gorgeous brick accent wall.

Get the look and feel of brick for less! If you’re looking for a great aesthetic and want a material that’s resistant to noise and heat, thin brick are the way to go.

Thin brick are made from the same materials as other brick, but are much thinner and weigh a lot less.

Thin brick are very durable, low-maintenance, DIY-friendly, and are available in many styles, shapes and colors.
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Where To Buy Brick

BIA members manufacture, distribute clay brick or provide products and services to the industry. Find one closest to you through BIA's database.

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HGTV DIY Thin Brick Video

Thin brick is the perfect selection to enhance the interior or exterior of your home with applications such as brick siding, a brick fireplace, or kitchen backsplash. Check out this video from HGTV on how to add a beautiful, thin brick focal wall to your home! With wide color and texture choices, thin brick expands your design potential for DIY projects. And because real thin brick is made from fired clay, it’ll look great for a very long time!

Thin Brick DIY Installation Videos

Thin Brick DIY Accent Wall  

Thin Brick DIY Backsplash


Thin Brick DIY Floor

Residential Thin Brick Photos

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Commercial Thin Brick Photos

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Find Your Brick Professional

BIA members manufacture brick, distribute clay brick, or provide products and services to the industry. Since many manufacturers and distributors have more than one location, you can find one closest to you.

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Technical Notes

Architects, designers, engineers and of course members of the brick industry have depended on BIA’s Technical Notes since we first published the series in 1950.  

Each one of these documents is written so that the user will certainly – and frequently exceed – the stipulations outlined in their building code.  

This series is what BIA is best known for, and they are updated on a regular basis. Three of them focus on thin brick.


AEC Daily - The Best Source of FREE Education for the AEC Industry

This course outlines the differences between wall systems using anchored and adhered masonry veneer, with a focus on the design, materials, and installation methods of adhered brick veneer wall systems. Use of adhered veneer in interior applications is also discussed. Earn AIA & IDCEC Credits.
Take our Thin Brick Course on AECDaily

Learn more about design and construction information on the use of thin brick in adhered veneer systems. Methods of thin brick construction discussed include thick set, thin set, modular panels and prefabricated panels consisting of architectural precast concrete, tilt-up concrete and wood or steel stud frame panels. Properties of the finished construction and comparisons to other systems are presented.
Technical Information on Thin Brick