Is your fireplace the statement piece you want it to be, or is it more of an eyesore? From a romantic evening next to the glow of a fire, to enjoying family time while winter happens outside, the fireplace is the heart of your home. The color combination of cream-on-white left the fireplace washed out and boring. Refacing the fireplace – If you want to take the project to a whole new level, you can drastically change the look of a fireplace by using different materials on the exterior face of the fireplace.
How you tackle a cosmetic update will be entirely dependent on the material used for your fireplace. We custom built the cabinetry to be a perfect fit for the stacked stone fireplace wall. Fireplace design usually takes on the theme of the basement, such as a stained wood mantel or a more formal painted white mantel.
I began building Rumford fireplaces in London, England many years ago, and continue that tradition today in San Diego dedicated to old-world expertise and quality workmanship. The easiest way to remodel your old fireplace is to paint it. Most old fireplaces are built with brick around them and a coat of white paint can be an inexpensive option to make it look elegant.
After all, the fireplace wall makes such a significant design statement and, I find, can really speak to the design aesthetic in other areas of the home to help balance the design and keep a flow to the overall look. With glass doors on either side, this direct-vent gas fireplace creates ambience from every angle and looks great as part of a partition wall dividing living areas.
New basement gas burning fireplaces come with many features such as thermostatic control, LCD wall control, fireplace blower fan, and fireplace remote control. These digital tongue-in-check flames are printed on canvas and made to fit any non-working fireplace opening.