Dura Rustic fake brick wall decor using DuraBric - Kaboom Airport Store store, Melbourne

How to finish your brick wall decor

DuraBric panels are supplied unfinished so you can create the brick wall decor you want. From a simple mono-colour textured surface to a visual masterpiece, the options are endless. Some finishes work better than others so, to get the best results, please read these guidelines before finishing off your brick wall decor:

  • Only use ACRYLIC paints and sealers
  • DO NOT use enamel products or thinners – they may cause the bricks to soften

RECOMMENDED FINISHING PRODUCTS

Whether you’re looking for consistency across a chain of stores or an individual masterpiece, DuraBric is the perfect canvas. Over time, we’ve tried and tested a number of finishing products on our panels. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Dulux Acra Tex – fine or medium finish works best, you can tint to your chosen colour
  • Rockcote – quality renders, textures and paints, you can tint the Portofino finish to your chosen colour
  • Monarch effects paint brush – ideal for textured and effects paints
  • a textured paint is recommended for the best finish, usually only requires two coats
  • laser printing – yes that’s right – our panels can also be laser printed!

POPULAR FINISHES USED BY DURABRIC CUSTOMERS

We love it when our customers share their projects. We’ve seen everything from exceptional hospitality wall art and commercial feature pieces to retail spaces branded in a big way. Here are some of their favourite finishes:

  • Rendered or bagged – applying a cement/lime/sand mixture with optional pigment
  • Bagged and painted – a rough render sealed with a single acrylic paint colour
  • Realistic – creating a realistic brick finish by applying paint effects to the brick face

Brick wall decor examples using DuraBric

For more inspiration check out the DuraBric gallery. Or for the very latest projects head over to our Instagram feed.

Dura Tumbled with painted illustration finish.

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    Check out our gallery or Instagram page for great finishing ideas. Browse our other DuraBric profiles. Find out how easy it is to install DuraBric. 

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    BETTER THAN THE REAL THING…

    “We loved using Durabric, it's easy to transport and light weight compared to real bricks.” Adam Fisher, Cost Effective Projects
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    WHY NOT TRY…

    an industrial style profile using an extra-wide, chunky or stocky Dura Cinderblock.
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    EASY TO INSTALL…

    Durabric is fast and easy to install. Just follow our simple online instructions.
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