Modern red brick fireplace. Transform a dark dreary brick fireplace into a bright modern hearth with easy to apply paint. Our new home fire series comes in 3 traditional sizes 36 42 60 in width. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.
Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it. How to choose the best electric fireplace for your home. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
It fits in with the rest of the room and now the overall feeling in the room is so much lighter and brighter. Integrity masonry is a masonry contractor in ottawa offering services such as chimney repair fireplace refacing general masonry repairs restoration. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick. A fire brick firebrick or refractory brick is a block of refractory ceramic material used in lining furnaces kilns fireboxes and fireplacesa refractory brick is built primarily to withstand high temperature but will also usually have a low thermal conductivity for greater energy efficiencyusually dense firebricks are used in applications with extreme mechanical chemical or thermal.
I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it. The fireplace still has texture but painting it makes it feel more modern.