Usually someone will become unhappy with the current look or function of the existing fireplace. But, knowing that we didn’t have it in the budget to transform the fireplace the way that we wanted to (with beautiful tile, etc)…I decided that I could still transform this beast into something a lot more appealing, but without spending much money at all.
Performs along with fireplace remodeling and fireplace construction in Aurora, Highlands Ranch, Centennial, and throughout the entire Denver Colorado metro area Fireplace design usually takes on the theme of the basement such as stained wood mantel or a more formal painted white mantel.
But because it instantly transformed the fireplace into the contemporary, industrial style we wanted, the time and work was well worth it. The addition of the solid-wood mantel with a natural edge and DIY fireplace screen infuses interest and texture into the room.
For this you will either have to remove all the old material (such as stone or bricks), go directly over the brick (as long as it’s flat) or you’ll want to build a wood frame around it to attach your drywall to it. This is one of the more expensive ways to remodel a fireplace, but it’s also one of the best if you wish to totally transform it. Drywall also allows you to then create your own style and decorative touch.
If you currently have a wood fireplace and avoid enjoying a fire because of the leg work needed to maintain a wood burning fire, upgrade to the ease and convenience of gas fuel with a gas fireplace or gas log set If your heating bills are through the roof, consider installing an efficient fireplace insert which provides more heat and can help supplement your heating costs.