Thin Brick Council

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.
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The Benefits Of Thin Brick

Thin brick are very durable, low-maintenance, DIY-friendly, and are available in many styles, shapes and colors. Thin brick are made from the same materials as other brick, but are much thinner and weigh a lot less.

Thin brick has been proven to have a minimum fire rating of one hour for both interior and exterior. Vinyl, stucco and other building products cannot withstand even 30 minutes of fire. Protect your home in fashion with thin brick.

Where To Buy Thin Brick & Thin Brick Systems

Don't see a location near you? Thin brick can be shipped to you, or reach out to us to find a supplier near you.

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Architect Magazine Features

Roth Estate Winery Cave

Learn how this winery cave was affordably transformed with thin brick.


The Jax

The Jax showcases the brilliant use of thin brick to achieve the same look and benefits of full brick.

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This Chicago student housing project uses grey thin brick in alternating thicknesses in a vertically stacked pattern to achieve a unique look.

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Thin Brick In ASID Magazine


Thin Brick Resources

Technical Notes

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


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.

Thin Brick AECDaily Course

DIY Thin Brick Videos

HGTV Thin Brick Tutorial

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 Backsplash

Does your kitchen décor need a little spicing up? Watch a step-by-step guide on how to install a DIY thin brick backsplash in your kitchen.


Thin Brick DIY Floor

Thin brick floors are a gorgeous, time tested design option that looks great and only requires a beginner’s level of building knowledge to install. Watch now!

Thin Brick DIY Accent Wall

A brick accent wall doesn’t have to be a major undertaking. We’ve got all the steps to get you started — and the best part? You can do it on your own!

About The Thin Brick Council

The Thin Brick Council is one of several councils under the BIA umbrella that are governed by their own Board of Directors. Brick companies offering thin brick solutions joined together to form the council to promote the benefits and range of uses of thin brick in both residential and commercial settings.

Join The Thin Brick Council!

If your company sells thin brick or thin brick systems, join the Thin Brick Council today!

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