There were just a few more details to square away before I could wipe my hands of this project. You can change the shape or the size of the mantel to provide different proportions to your fireplace. Labor: The cost of labor for porcelain, ceramic, and natural stone tiles is $40-$42 per square foot. We took down the wall mount and cut off several inches so the stone would cover up more.
Working with highly-skilled & qualified subcontractors, we can help deliver a custom fireplace remodel that will breathe fresh life into your worn out fireplace & hearth. A few things you may notice if you install manufactured stone is the corner edges are a little too perfect for what you would find in nature.
We’ll just stucco over it. Above the fireplace, where the lava rock extends to the ceiling, we’ll remove the rock, because the room just isn’t big enough to carry the enormity of that floor-to-ceiling stone, and a regular wall above the fireplace makes it easier to hang a picture, big TV, or whatever.
The following list includes major work tasks commonly performed during Fireplace Remodeling. You can actually whitewash it. This can also be done by you which means it can be a budget friendly and cost efficient project. The face is the decorative surround which is usually made out of brick and installed to the sides and above the fireplace.
An iron fireplace door will provide just the right accent piece that will tie together those rich, opulent hues. We screwed up lath, a metal mesh for the stucco to stick to – it becomes a part of the stucco, and helps attach the stucco to the fireplace. Again, the number one reason for doing this is to modernize the fireplace to give the room a more contemporary feel.