Brick fireplace paint ideas. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014.
Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick. Transform a dark dreary brick fireplace into a bright modern hearth with easy to apply paint. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated. A dark out dated fireplace can be changed into a bright and inviting space with just a coat of paint.
Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. A quick way to update your home is to give your brick fireplace a makeover.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques.
Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
Step 1 due to the tendency of brick to accumulate grit you should wet and clean the brick fireplace prior to painting it to ensure better paint adhesion. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.