Which side are you on? Many people feel strongly about one side of the exposed vs. unexposed brick wall debate. Common in older buildings, exposed brick in an apartment can add character. On the other hand, it can be dusty, messy and a carrier of bacteria.
If exposed brick is a feature you admire in a home, here’s a how-to article for exposing it correctly. It’s important to consider that before tearing down your existing wall, you better make sure the brick one underneath has been created properly and is “pretty” enough to expose.