Is your fireplace the statement piece you want it to be, or is it more of an eyesore? By watching some DIY shows on TV, homeowners may get the impression that they can do the remodeling themselves without checking for fire safety issues, clearances to combustibles, or consulting a professional chimney sweep. Our stunning custom fireplace designs will be the focal point of the room and the favorite space of your friends & family.
Granite Fireplace Color Options: All colors seen on our Color Samples” page are available for fireplaces. Our design team is experienced at helping our customers match new stone or woodwork to the existing structure making the renovation seamless. We opted to work around a total demolition of the old brick façade by installing horizontal 12×24 stone tiles over the existing brick.
Review these tips, design suggestions, options and lessons learned before finalizing your Fireplace Remodeling project plan. She had a craftsman look to her home, but the asymmetry of the fireplace made if very difficult to incorporate that type of look. A custom mantle allows you to tie the remodeled fireplace in with the room’s design.
Since we had the wall open in the back we installed a power outlet and cable for our tv. I’m not usually a fan of tvs over the fireplace but in this room we didn’t have another space I liked better for the tv and we love to watch movies together so we wanted a tv in here.
And be very, very gentle on the first stone – the firebox and chimney are probably made of brick, too, so a heavy hand will damage the brick structure of the firebox – and that could make the fireplace unusable and unsafe. With the firebox cleaned, the brick lightened up nicely, and we can see the depth of the fireplace more easily.