Do It Yourself Fireplace Remodels
Having a nice warm cozy fireplace in your home is something that is appealing to most any family. On average, Artistic Stone granite fireplaces range between $1,200 to $3,500 in cost (materials, labor and taxes). We tried delicately removing the stone, but gave up. We cut the drwall alongside the stone and snapped it off, drywall, stone, and all. The opening is critical and to make it look right, you have to know what you’re doing because whatever stone you pick out, it’s going to close that opening down a little bit,” says Frederick.
This shouldn’t cost all that much so, have someone else install the tiles for you. Because we are a one-stop shop, we can streamline the entire fireplace renovation process. Thanks for hanging in there through my list of five important decisions in designing a stone veneer fireplace!
If your fireplace is feeling out of date, Luce’s Chimney & Stove Shop can help. This project can cost you anywhere from a few hundred dollars (to do yourself) up to $10,000 depending upon the materials you use and the extent of the work required. The mantle covers the front of the stone tops, but the others are just regular stone with nothing covering or capping them off.
My fireplace obviously has no mantel – not because I made a conscious decision not to have one but because I hadn’t thought to make plans for one before the time of the stone installation. A fireplace is an important element in the design of a house — it’s a work of art, and it can be artfully crafted and installed to fit in with whatever look you desire.
New basement gas burning fireplaces come with many features such as thermostatic control, LCD wall control, fireplace blower fan, and fireplace remote control. For the other fireplace, we won’t bother removing the lava rock around the fireplace. Before its remodel by Nathalie Tremblay of Atelier Cachet, a dull white surround and beige wall did nothing to highlight this fireplace.