Brick fireplace with mantel. Looking for fireplace makeover ideas. Determining the mantel opening height b based on facing height to determine the opening height b of any fireplace mantels measure the height of the fireplace facing material facing height and subtract 12 inch to allow our fireplace mantels to overlap the facing material. San diego masonry contractor paul walker custom masonry and fireplace design serving san diego county.
My diy rustic fireplace mantel is complete. Ask and ye shall receive. Because of this you want the fireplace to have an attractive appearance as well as fit into the rooms overall.
Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. Id been procrastinating for so long mostly due to the fact. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert. Yep you read that right. Our home is in central north carolina where brick is the typical material for houses.
After talking about it for over a year now it finally happened. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. A fireplace is a major feature in a room and in some cases it is the focal point.
Alright guys were one week into the 100 room challenge and ive made major progress in the family room. Todays post is one ive been dreaming about doing for months now and its all about how to paint a brick fireplace. This guest post is written by the fabulously talented debbie hayes of my patch of blue sky.
I finally painted the giant fireplace in our front room. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. A few weeks ago i shared a living room before and aftersince the post i have received requests for a tutorial on the fireplace transformation.