If you like the look of stacked stone but want to save some cost, pre-fabbed stacked stone is a good option. But because it instantly transformed the fireplace into the contemporary, industrial style we wanted, the time and work was well worth it. The addition of the solid-wood mantel with a natural edge and DIY fireplace screen infuses interest and texture into the room.
These particular panels are made of hardwood that is used for flooring or any composite wood material These panels can actually be attached to the surround of the fireplace to create a really different look, add texture, and create a whole new style for the room.
If you currently have a wood fireplace and avoid enjoying a fire because of the leg work needed to maintain a wood burning fire, upgrade to the ease and convenience of gas fuel with a gas fireplace or gas log set If your heating bills are through the roof, consider installing an efficient fireplace insert which provides more heat and can help supplement your heating costs.
The fireplace in particular is an eyesore, and the old black stove conveniently placed smack-dab in the center of the room has got to go. You want to put in a large floor-to-ceiling surround between a bank of equally impressive windows that looks out over the landscape.
It will help determine whether or not you have to rip it all out, or if you can simply cover over it or paint it. When you’re choosing what style to move forward with, consider the style of the rest of your house so that you can keep the theme consistent when you renovate your fireplace.