Painted Bricks are fast becoming a hot trend that we…
by Ali • 2 min read
Painted Bricks are fast becoming a hot trend that we are seeing much more of. It is the most cost effective way of changing the look of bricks in your home or commercial premises and we think it looks pretty darn good. So if you are stuck with a Brick property or just one brick wall that doesn’t tickle your fancy then why not just paint the bricks? Sometimes bricks are beautiful but sometimes it is just an eyesore. Before thinking that painting the bricks is an easy DIY fix be careful before whipping out your roller and painter’s tape as there are a few things that need to be noted to ensure all goes smoothly.
The natural chemical property of bricks may affect your paint’s durability as well. According to the Brick Industry Association, most bricks are neutral, but mortar often has a basic alkalinity. Paint products can be affected, so alkaline-resistant primer is usually recommended.