If you like the look of stacked stone but want to save some cost, pre-fabbed stacked stone is a good option. Whether you build or remodel your own fireplace or you hire a contractor to do the work for you, careful research before you start designing the focal point of your room and care and precision in the work will produce a wonderful addition or update to any room.
He is trained in all areas of masonry construction focusing mainly on the comprehensive aspects of fireplace and chimney construction, including outdoor cooking ovens and barbeques using real stone stonework, True stone, Rox Pro rock, Eldorado and Cultured stone.
If your fireplace problems are more cosmetic than structural, or if you are looking for a more economical alternative to a complete rebuild, you should consider a remodel option you can do yourself—not only will you save money (a lot of money) you will also get a great home improvement project to throw yourself into.
If you have a fireplace made of stone that’s not even and flat, your renovation will be best done by either chiseling all the rock out and preparing your surface from the base wall behind it, or by creating a frame that goes around the stone that you can then attach the drywall to. In many cases, using furring strips attached along the top, sides and bottom will be enough of a frame as long as you anchor the strips to the stone.
While any project can quickly become frustrating and end up costing you a lot more time and money than you anticipate, planning your stone fireplace remodel in advance, knowing what to expect and getting tips that will help your project to run smoothly can help.