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Our last blog post was about the first step in our sunroom remodeling project: Painting Once we put new paint on the walls and ceiling, it was clear that something needed to be done with the fireplace. The traditional fireplace was completely demolished and replaced with a modern design, which consists of floor-to-ceiling veneer stacked stone and a linear fireplace with glass stones. If you have more than one fireplace mantel in your home, you can choose to focus on different time periods for each one.

Now you can’t use regular outlets like the ones in the wall – they have to have a shutter that closes off the holes – this is to keep you from being electrocuted when you spill a beer while dancing on the mantle. You can repaint your living room the same color which will refresh the color and get rid of any scuff marks …

bathroom remodel cost

Our previous house was a historic 1929 bungalow. The original fireplace was brick, overlayed with stone and plaster. Almost every ugly house (and many perfectly nice houses) have dark, dingy, dirty brick fireplaces. In addition, you can see on the bottom right of the last before” picture that the walls were painted a bright mint green.fireplace remodel

Now, it will be bricked almost to the ceiling with an arch above the fireplace. If you go with a traditional fireplace design then it is going to fit into almost any environment, but on ocassions you will need to do something a little bit more contemporary. If you have a fireplace mantel, replacing it with something a little different can have a major impact on your living room.

Once we have the pieces cut we then need to square the sides to the window casing. We chose a field stone with various colors …

bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. I really wanted to go in and paint the walls right away but figured the intelligent thing to do was prepare the fireplace for a reface first. If you have a real wood burning fireplace or wood stove, a hearth rug will protect your floor from falling embers. Also, this blue was antiqued and over-glazed several times to give it a texture of a wall that had been painted many times over the years.fireplace remodel

Because its a time when you can have the windows open on your home, and allow a nice evening breeze to come in while enjoying the heat off the fireplace you have lit up. This is one of my favorite things to do in my home because it gives an ambience of outdoors.

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bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. We didn’t like that the wood paneling, dark tiles, and unfinished brick made the sunroom look dark and dated. I hope these images have sparked your imagination if you are lucky enough to have a space you can designate to a fireplace…. Before final installation I paint the pieces that are next to the granite, so final painting will be easy to do.fireplace remodel

We topped the fireplace with a new piece of wood and added molding around the edges for a polished and finished look. A pair of 6 panel wood doors are cut to fit the new eave openings. Ann Sacks luxor grey” limestone tile and topo azul” slab and a wood mantel painted in a similar grey give the fireplace a subtle presence in the room, …

bathroom remodel cost

Our last blog post was about the first step in our sunroom remodeling project: Painting Once we put new paint on the walls and ceiling, it was clear that something needed to be done with the fireplace. So since I have several rooms with wood on the ceiling and walls, let’s panel the front wall with a little board and batten. I removed the cabinets to make it easier to work on the windows and stained glass was made by my friend Jules Mominee at Mominee Studios The design is a popular arts & crafts motif that I modified to fit my windows.fireplace remodel

A fireplace mantel is also an excellent place to hang stockings and display cards around Christmas time. The new glass door, glass 3×6 tile on the walls, 12×12 porcelain tiles on the floor and chrome fixtures mix together to create a soothing feel. Your fireplace mantel can …

bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. Several other green products were used including low VOC paints, natural stone countertops, and engineered hardwood flooring in the basement. After brightening the masonry, step back and see how your mantel fits into your fireplace decorating project. For the ultimate in luxury, consider a see through fireplace that connects the indoor space with the outdoor space that you can enjoy year-round.

This living space above uses raw concrete as the main feature for the fireplace, once again a perfect contrast in texture to the other elements in the room. In the living room, here is the fireplace with new stone tile, slab hearth and mantel. The shower stall ceiling was raised to full height, and the entire width opened to the room with a frameless glass door from …

bathroom remodel cost

Our last blog post was about the first step in our sunroom remodeling project: Painting Once we put new paint on the walls and ceiling, it was clear that something needed to be done with the fireplace. As the shingles are more of an accent, we put them on the upper dormer, chose a medium blue to paint the brick on the bottom, selected a creamy yellow siding, and kept the trim white so the colors popped. A flat paint would not have done justice to the ceiling and all the hard work we put into re-finishing it.

I have found that after receiving their new mantel, many people have questions and want advice on the best ways to go about finishing a fireplace mantel. Just a couple more pieces of drywall. Typically this decision is made before buying the mantel as different wood types and materials are used in …

bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. You can paint or stain a wood mantel to match the décor of your room. Carol Agee is the vice president of Agee Woodworks, which has been handcrafting wood fireplace mantels of impeccable style and quality for almost 10 years. We pulled out all the metal drywall corner joints and then removed the drywall which revealed the wood frame for the mantle.fireplace remodel

The pieces are cut and fitted to the inside of the recess. Paintable mantels use finger-jointed moldings and less-decorative wood or MDF (i.e. Medium Density Fiberboard) because the wood won’t be visible. Brick paint or fireplace paint that’s specially-formulated to withstand the demands of a fireplace can wash over the drab, old brick – even if it’s been painted before – and completely revitalize your fireplace …

bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. The rails closest to the fireplace is wider than the ones next to the walls. This room is 13’X18′ and the 9′ ceiling has 8 low voltage recessed wall color will be white – another white on white room. You can put them on the living room walls, stick them on the kitchen refrigerator, and put them next to your lamp on the side table of bedroom.

I removed the windows and added energy star units that didn’t open – added stained glass windows to hide the neighbor’s house and used the original cabinet doors and made new boxes to go on either side of the insulation and drywall was placed to repair all of the damaged and lost plaster.

We topped the fireplace with a new piece …

bathroom remodel cost

The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. Use fire-resistant materials on walls around wood stoves. I ran out of yellow pads, so plywood scrap will do. Each side of the fireplace is different, and each set of doors is slightly different as well – so it looks like I’ll need both sides of this plywood to do some cypher’n.fireplace remodel

Because its a time when you can have the windows open on your home, and allow a nice evening breeze to come in while enjoying the heat off the fireplace you have lit up. This is one of my favorite things to do in my home because it gives an ambience of outdoors.

The pieces are cut and fitted to the inside of the recess. Paintable mantels use finger-jointed moldings and less-decorative wood or MDF (i.e. …