Costs, materials and best practices for the example Fireplace Remodeling project will help you answer these questions. In this fireplace remodel Beautiful tile floor and old barn wood make this the coziest place in the house. There are thousands of different tile mosaic options for you to choose from when updating your fireplace. The stone removal and the addition of the concrete overlay posed the biggest challenge during this mantel makeover.
Place column molding on each side of the fireplace to make the fireplace area wider, then add a large, decorative mantle above the fireplace that fits over the top of the column molding and extends past the column molding in width. So, I had the contractor remove the furr downs and rebuild them further back along the wall so our stone tile could return back to the wall and give that fireplace a more solid look.
I’m a big fan of deep color, so I love how he painted the dry wall to showcase the fireplace. The fireplace is given an industrial-style makeover with metallic tiles and an iron mantel with matching trim. Before undertaking a large fireplace remodel project, get clear on what you want to accomplish and determine if the cost and any temporary disruption to your living patterns are feasible for your lifestyle.
The brick is covered with a glass-tile surround to give the fireplace a modern look. To do this, put down another layer of your Thinset using a notched trowel and set your tiles into it. Keep in mind that the most important area to be aware of when tiling around a fireplace is the tiles directly above the firebox.
Lacking any authority in the room, this fireplace was in dire need of some color. Theses pillars transform the fireplace into an elegant focal point for the room and help the fireplace stand out in front of the shelves. The material is ideal for an affordable fireplace revamp because it looks and feels like real stone but is less expensive, and because it’s lightweight, it requires no additional floor support.