Homeowners are always looking for new ways to update the look of their homes. For centuries, durable, fireproof ceramic tile has been used to make expressive fireplace surrounds, with color and style giving clues to architectural eras. Your brick fireplace can also be replaced with marble, granite or other kinds and colors of fireproof brick.
You might even consider combining metal with tiles or use metal tiles, adding stone and metal tiles together. Other stone used in a fireplace, such as lava rock, can also benefit with a coat of paint. Authentic Fireplaces has helped many San Diegan’s remodel and restore their fireplace to fit the look and feel of their home.
For a do-it-yourselfer, this can be the ideal way to achieve the appearance of a custom fireplace that is affordable and easy to install. Also be sure to check your local building codes and follow the requirements for the proximity of combustible materials to a fireplace.
Theses pillars transform the fireplace into an elegant focal point for the room and help the fireplace stand out in front of the shelves. You can stop by our fireplace & stove showroom in Conifer CO to find out how we can upgrade the style, efficiency, and functionality of your fireplace, stove, mantel, or surround.
Edging, Trim and Keystones – You can choose to make your stone fireplace remodel look fancy, complicated and patterned or you can choose to create a very basic layout with or without a stone trim made from natural fieldstone materials. An overmantel is actually just a second mantel installed above the main fireplace mantel, built to either identical dimensions or sometimes narrower and either shorter or taller than the main mantel below.