product line - modern farmhouse brick
How much variation should I expect?
If you like a smooth, consistent finished surface then this tile is not for you. Looking to embrace a little more surface tension and patina? Then Modern Farmhouse Brick will serve you well. This tile varies from brick to brick, with some individual tiles more than others. These variations are intentional, resulting from our particular production methods and our choice of raw materials. When specifying clé exclusive Modern Farmhouse Brick tile, if color consideration is paramount, always work from a sampling of 3 or more bricks, which represents the range of color you can expect on the job.
Can I order a customize size or color?
You can place a custom samples order by contacting of our clé representatives at firstname.lastname@example.org
What colors do you stock?
We currently stock Modern Farmhouse Brick in gloss white.
What is the thickness of Modern Farmhouse Brick?
The thickness of clé’s modern farmhouse brick is 3/8"
How much is a sample?
Modern Farmhouse Brick samples are $3.
How long does it take to get my tiles?
In stock Modern Farmhouse Brick tiles ship within 10 business days.
Where do you recommend installing Modern Farmhouse Brick?
like our standard glazed brick tiles, our Modern Farmhouse Brick is great for almost any application and downright perfect for a kitchen backsplash, shower, fireplace, feature wall, powder room, entry hall, etc..
clé does not recommend floor installations and suggests limiting outdoor use to locations not affected by freeze thaw.
What color grout should I use?
We recommend using medium gray sanded grout.
What size grout joint?
The piece per square foot count is based on a 3/8” grout joint. Anything smaller will require more tiles per square foot.
Do I need to seal Modern Farmhouse Brick tiles?
Modern Farmhouse Brick tile doesn’t need to be sealed.
wall, kitchen, backsplash, shower, bath, fireplace, exterior wall, hospitality, commercial, residential
All the dazzle of the beloved zellige tile grounded with the integrity of brick - our Modern Farmhouse Brick line speaks to clients fond of both zellige and glazed brick (especially those that fancy extreme variation). Think of this thin clay brick tile coated with a white variegated glaze as a rustic, chunkier, version of the subway tile.
Note: interior/exterior specification - not recommended for floors.
clé exclusive Modern Farmhouse Brick tile varies from brick to brick, some more than others. These variations are intentional, resulting from our particular production methods and our choice of raw materials. When specifying clé exclusive Modern Farmhouse Brick tile, if color consideration is paramount, always work from a sampling of 3 or more bricks, which represents the range of color you can expect on the job.
Crazing refers to the hairline cracks which may occur in the glaze surface of brick after firing and is common in handcrafted tile. Some glazes produced for the clé exclusive Modern Farmhouse Brick tile are crazed to achieve certain colors and/or decorative effects. To minimize the possibility of staining clé recommends using a penetrating sealer or grout release. If sealer or release is required please test a small section following the sealer/release manufacturer’s instructions.
Due to shrinkage from wet to fired tile in the manufacturing process, our bricks are subject to size variation. The thickness is 5/8" and can vary, along with other specified dimensions. Please expect 6 tiles per square foot for a 2-1/2x8" tile.
Note: This allows for a 3/8" grout requirement.
Installation methods should conform to the Tile Council of North America Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation (current edition). Brick from several different cartons should be mixed to achieve the best overall blend of color. Other systems are available and the manufacturer’s recommendations should be followed.
Minimal maintenance is required. Mild soaps should be sufficient for most cleaning. Test any cleaners before general use.
Depending on specific site conditions, Modern Farmhouse Brick is subject to wear over time.
Important: Modern Farmhouse Brick is not recommended for floor installations