Thin brick veneer for flooring

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Does anyone know if you can use this thin brick veneer for flooring? I'd love an old brick look floor in my entryway, but real reclaimed brick is SO expensive.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Old-Mill-Brick-Dixie-Clay-Colonial-Collection-Thin-Brick-Flats-TB-27004CS/205050375
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  • GarynSharon Daniels GarynSharon Daniels on Apr 23, 2015
    They break or crack easily.
  • I believe this product is mostly used on walls, using them on the floor would lead to what @GarynSharon Daniels said. Where have you looked to find reclaimed brick?
  • Randy Randy on Apr 23, 2015
    Yes, you can use thin brick on flooring. However, you have to know the product characteristics. Not every thin brick is the same. Secondly, you need a solid substrate (i.e. cement board and thin set). A plywood substrate could have too much movement for more porous/softer brick. Lastly is the brick flatness. A warped brick will crack over time. A flat brick with lo water absorption will last forever.
  • Fran Burkett Fran Burkett on Apr 24, 2015
    We had them in a room that used to be a garage that got a lot of traffic. They were coated in poly. We loved the look and feel. Never had a problem.
  • Nancee Nancee on Apr 24, 2015
    My house had them as the backsplash behind the stove. Terrible idea! Color washed off every time they were cleaned! Find out the products qualities before you buy. Ask a lot of questions.
  • Faith Faith on Apr 25, 2015
    NO, NO, No! I paved my kitchen wall with them and for years they looked great and I received complliments. Soooo, I decided I wanted a brick walkway one Summer. Looked great. Winter came and the walkway cracked and pulled up from ice melt, shoveling, freezing weather. I had to have a new walkway put in (expensive).
  • Jan summerlin Jan summerlin on Apr 25, 2015
    I used them at the entry coming in my back door. Absolutely love it. Our house was built in the 1890's. So I wanted something that would go with the brick foundation on my old farm house. I want to put it down in my kitchen. My husband thinks it will be too hard to keep clean.
    • Cheryl Cheryl on Aug 06, 2016
      You would need to have small grout space between bricks, and use a good sealer over entire floor, to prevent staining. Bricks are porous, so they would have to be sealed well, in order to be kept clean.