Stone Fireplace Designs
Barudoni Construction is known for updating and modernizing kitchen and baths efficiently and quickly. Since we knew what the thickness of the floors would be, we made shims out of scrap wood that were slightly thicker than the flooring and placed them around the fireplace. For centuries, durable, fireproof ceramic tile has been used to make expressive fireplace surrounds, with color and style giving clues to architectural eras.
Contact our fireplace professionals today or stop by our fireplace & stove showroom to find out how we can upgrade the style, function, and efficiency of your fireplace, stove, mantel, surround, or hearth. Performs along with fireplace remodeling and fireplace construction in Aurora, Highlands Ranch, Centennial, and throughout the entire Denver Colorado metro area.
Well, fire-codes vary across the country but most require six or more inches of non-combustible Facing between a wood-burning firebox and the leg of a wood mantel and usually call for ten to twelve inches of non-combustible facing between the top of the opening of a wood-burning fireplace and the bottom of a wood mantel header.
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.
If your fireplace has begun showing its age, it may be time to consider a fireplace remodel or renovation. Replacing your brick fireplace with marble is a more costly proposition, but will also create an unmatched quality installation. Before you start, be sure to properly prep the fireplace brick for paint Then, begin with one coat of paint.