Brick fireplace paint. Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques. Use this easy to follow step by step guide project supplies list from sherwin williams. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Old fireplaces need love too. Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project.
Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces. 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.
49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick.
Want to learn how to paint a brick fireplace. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. Using a stiff bristle brush doused in soapy. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. This guest post is written by the fabulously talented debbie hayes of my patch of blue sky. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely.