A fireplace facelift can take your living space from whatever” to wow” – and without breaking the budget! Soon enough you will find yourself with a fireplace that sticks out from the rest of your home. While the changes that we made to the rest of this great room went beyond a weekend project, the fireplace was installed in a snap. The stone removal and the addition of the concrete overlay posed the biggest challenge during this mantel makeover.
Click any Task name for a complete written specifications, FAQs and quality checklist for the task – this essential information will help you control Fireplace Remodeling project cost and quality. To add some dimension, we placed the TV over the fireplace and hung a solid walnut mantel, which we purchased online.
This will make it look more like a natural, wood-burning fireplace and will usually help with the overall aesthetics of the hearth. The fireplace extends off the side of the house (think chimney climbing up the side of a house – the firebox is in that chimney, outside the room, which is why it’s inefficient).
How you tackle a cosmetic update will be entirely dependent on the material used for your fireplace. A lot of fireplace remodel projects focus not on the operation of the appliance but on the aesthetics of the hearth area, overall. If your fireplace is operating great, then your focus would be on the aesthetics of the hearth.
If you’re tackling your project from multiple angles, we may be able to find a fireplace remodeling contractor who can do-it-all,” or we can set you up with multiple contractors, each of whom can tackle one small aspect. The tile on the fireplace surround was updated, the mantel piece was thinned out, and the wood was stained a rich, dark brown.