There is something very special about a home with historical charm. In many areas, you simply can’t get that feeling with new construction seemingly taking over entire neighborhoods. But if you want to give your home a historical feeling without all the worry that comes with buying an older home, then you should consider antique firebrick. Decorating with bricks is becoming increasingly popular, and there are many possible antique firebrick uses.
Bricks have been in existence since 7000 B.C. and have been used all over the world. Over time, bricks were perfected and are now able to withstand extreme temperatures without breaking down. A great example of this type of brick are firebricks.
Understanding our Firebricks
Firebricks are bricks that are designed to specifically withstand high temperatures. Traditionally, these types of bricks were used to line furnaces and fireplaces. But their ability to withstand high temperatures means that these are very robust, making them ideal for several different areas in your home. Of course, the most obvious use of firebricks would be your fireplace. But it’s far from the only area in your house in which this brick makes sense.
The antique firebricks we offer originate from the kilns of an old brickyard. This brickyard came in use over 100 years ago, so our bricks are not only perfect for your home, but also offer great functionality. Considering that they have already been used for 100 years, you can be sure that they are strong and built to last. No matter where you utilize them in your house, you’re going to be adding a great story to your home.
Creativity With Firebricks
When you are looking to give your home a single unique feature, more character, or simply a few creative areas, then decorating with firebricks is a great option. Their ideal material for use in a fireplace has already been established. They are able to help keep the fireplace safe, as that is their originally intended purpose. In addition, of course, they will also look beautiful in the process. But these firebricks aren’t limited to only the fireplace.
Another great option is to use them as the lining in an outside oven for your outdoor space. So not only will you be able to entertain your friends and family will great food, but you can also showcase these classic antique firebricks as a feature in your yard. Or, if cooking in an outside oven isn’t something you’re interested in, consider using antique firebricks to make a unique firepit. You’ll be able to stay warm on cool nights, while simultaneously being able to enjoy the source of warmth.
Lastly, you can even use these antique firebricks to create a feature wall in your home. Exposed brick walls are increasingly gaining popularity as an option to create a rustic look. Creating one using antique bricks will make your wall even more of a focal and talking point. Especially having them installed in a pattern, such as herringbone will really make an impact on your home.
By using antique firebricks, you are not only going to be able to add some fun history to your home, but you’ll also add functionality and charm. Because firebricks are versatile and can be used in areas with extreme heat, your installation options are plentiful. But if you are going to be using them in areas like oven and fireplaces, be sure to have professional help with the installation to make sure that the right bricks and appropriate materials are being used.
Antique firebricks are a great addition to any home. Whether you use them inside the home or outside, you’ll be pleased that you added a little piece of history to your property. If you want to begin decorating with bricks and wish to learn more about our products, please contact us.