A fireplace facelift can take your living space from whatever” to wow!” Whether you’re contemplating a full-on renovation or looking for an easy weekend upgrade, get inspired by these ideas that will transform your hearth to the heart of your decor. The fireplace is usually the focal point of the room so it is important for it to coordinate with the style of the home. After the new fireplace facing is in place you can install a new wood mantel on the wall. It was inexpensive and appeared easy to work with, so we decided to use the same method on our fireplace.
Landscape architect Steve Shapiro (Shapiro Didway Landscape Architecture) designed the backyard landscape of this Portland home remodel to work as a comfortable outdoor living space. No matter how dramatic or subtle you’d like your fireplace remodel to look, we can help.
If you love your home’s fireplace but want to make it fresh and updated, you may want to consider hiring a professional to complete a fireplace restoration. If you are tired of putting up with an unpleasant fireplace and desire to add a magnificent touch to your home, contact us about a fireplace remodel.
Brick is the most common fireplace material, but that doesn’t mean yours needs to be boring and ordinary. Tiles provide a beautiful fireplace transformation from worn and outdated to contemporary and luxurious. The manufacturer of the fireplace requires that no combustibles by placed within 18” of the vents. Don’t call this fireplace unused.” Although fires aren’t stoked in this hearth, it’s found a second life as storage for kids’ toys and games — and some aspiring young artist has discovered that the slate surround makes an excellent chalkboard.
The drywall and tile went to landfill, but the used fireplace brick was given away free on Craigslist to someone for a landscaping project. Sometimes, good ideas can be as simple as adding attractive accessories to your fireplace. Common options include stone or brick refacing and mantel replacement or modernization.
The brick on the fireplace provides subtle texture to the otherwise white room and furnishings. Designer Maria Killam, CMG, used bright orange paint around and over the fireplace here, for a bold look you can easily replicate with any favorite hue. As a example, the fireplace style that goes the best with a Georgian colonial style home will have neoclassical details on …
One of the most popular elements for remodeling I have found is a fireplace mantel and surround. Speaking of masonry, we do all the stone and brick work on all our renovations and restorations. This NW Portland remodel (below, right) designed by Emmons Design and this whole house remodel (below, left) both feature traditional style fireplaces complete with mantels.
Unfortunately, the carpenter covered up vents on a heat-circulating fireplace with wood. If you enjoy vintage looks, another popular look is adding reclaimed lumber to create a vintage fireplace. But for all the popular home improvement projects, a fireplace remodel is often over-looked.
We can also take the old wood fireplace and turn it into an efficient, easy-to-use, no-mess gas fireplace. The previous owners painted the wood panelling that surrounded the fireplace, and tiled over the fireplace surround and hearth with slate. Choose from a variety of natural fieldstone materials, stacked stone materials and other natural products for your stone fireplace remodel.
Most Fireplace types can be built into any particular style that will flatter your home. It doesn’t matter if you are starting from scratch with a new fireplace or remodeling your old fireplace; we can design, create and maintain …
The client of this Sugar Land-Glen Laurel kitchen project was able to save thousands of dollars on cabinetry by updating and refinishing the existing cabinets. Its black stone facade and hearth were in excellent condition, so they were left as is. This will help you understand the fireplace style that is most appropriate for the architectural style of your house. Teak wood squares applied in a basket-weave pattern add intrigue to this fireplace design by Lori Dennis and SoCalContractor.
Because our masons are also certified chimney sweeps, they have the training and knowledge of exactly how the fireplace should work and take no shortcuts to get everything up and running. Vick Construction and Remodeling serves many areas of Houston and Sugar Land, including Memorial, Mid-Town, Near Town, River Oaks and the Heights.
I painted the area around the fireplace box with Olympics Flat latex Zero Voc paint in Black Magic and the rest of the fireplace in Cloud White (flat latex) a Benjamin Moore color. A fireplace remodel that includes real stacked stone is stunning if you are someone who prefers pieces of nature in your home.
Working with highly-skilled & qualified subcontractors, we can help deliver a custom fireplace …
If you have a fireplace that needs remodeling please call us today at 619 287-6464. I just love the tile that she chose for this fireplace and how it plays so well with the oak mantel. The next step is to learn about the types of materials you can use to remodel your fireplace and which materials do and do not work together. Another option that can sometimes work with the right house and the right fireplace is plastering.
Perhaps one of our most drastic transformations, the old wall was removed and a modern limestone tile fireplace with clean, crisp lines built in its place! The reason many people’s dream fireplace remodel ideas include a gas fireplace is because they burn so much cleaner than traditional wood burning fires.
A corner fireplace is a great way to tie together two separate spaces while effectively warming each. There are many options to update the fireplace surround in your home with manufactured stone, natural stone, and tiles. These will cost far less than a custom-designed fireplace and mantel built on-site.
Stone fireplaces are another popular choice among homeowners, and for good reason. Refinishing an existing fireplace is a great opportunity to add …