Brick slips behind woodburner

Discussion in 'Tilers' Talk' started by Dr.P, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. Dr.P

    Dr.P Member


    I've got a 5kW wood burner in my lounge and I'm gonna put some brick slips on the inside of the fireplace.

    As its only a small area and I'm using "rustic" slips, I'm gonna do it myself.

    My questions are:

    Do I need any special heat resistant adhesive?
    For the grouting, can I just use mortar? It is there a special mortar looking grout I have to use?

  2. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

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  3. Dr.P

    Dr.P Member

    Spot on, thank you.
  4. Robert Fall

    Robert Fall Member

    Dr P - this post is quite old now, but in case you see this message - did your brick slips crack? I'm having a wood burning stove fitted in front of a flat brick + plastered exterior cavity wall so the flue will be going through the wall. I was wondering do I still need a heat resistant board behind the burner if I'm going to put brick slips on the whole wall like this;
    and if so, should I attempt to sink the board into the plaster, or raise the wall beside the board so that I have a flat surface to work on with the slips?


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