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Remodel Your Fireplace In Natural Stone

Contact ElkStone for a free, no-obligation estimate for your basement finishing project. Many homeowners design their stone fireplace to fit into the natural surroundings of the area they live in. If you feel that your wood-burning fireplace requires too much maintenance, consider replacing it with a gas burning fireplace. Note that with a fireplace this fabulous, it’s best to keep the mantel simple and knick-knack free.fireplace remodel

I believe that code requires a 1-foot zone of non-flammable materials around the fireplace sides and 16 inches along the top (if you tackle this project, consult your code enforcement department and a fireplace expert!). The easiest way to remodel your old fireplace is to paint it. Most old fireplaces are built with brick around them and a coat of white paint can be an inexpensive option to make it look elegant.

One of the things that make all stone fireplaces unique is that …