Trained in England, he has 24 years of experience in masonry construction. A fireplace may consist of some or all of the following elements: foundation, hearth, firebox, facing, ashdump door, chimney crane, cleanout door, grate or iron bars, lintel, lintel bar, overmantle, breast, damper, smoke chamber, throat, flue, chimney chase, crown, cap or shroud, and spark arrestor.
Okay confession: this next photo is from my old house but I love that it kind of shows you how to arrange it. I didn’t want to give dimensions because every single fireplace we’ve done (out of the 4 we’ve built/in the middle of building) have been very different dimensions.
Once the brick was removed, I painted the brass pieces on the fireplace with High Heat Spray Paint After it was painted, I removed the metal straps that were attached to the wall and sanded down the wall to remove any debris and left over mortar from the bricks.
Craftsman Style fireplace restoration and repair begins with a licensed San Diego masonry contractor, like Paul Walker, experienced in authentic and historical Craftsman fireplace design, Batchelder fireplace restoration, as well as, expertise in Rumford style fireplaces.
Instead of replacing the massive fireplace , the concrete stones were professionally cleaned and etched to lighten the color With the lighter facade, the fireplace no longer dominates the room but instead sets the tone for a more cheerful family room.