Warming Antiquity – Beautiful tile floor and old barn wood make this the coziest place in the house. Some fireplaces can be resurfaced with manufactured stone or tile, or otherwise creatively updated. New basement gas burning fireplaces come with many features such as thermostatic control, LCD wall control, fireplace blower fan, and fireplace remote control.
Please take a look at our fireplace remodeling book for design ideas and concepts. We opted to work around a total demolition of the old brick façade by installing horizontal 12×24 stone tiles over the existing brick. Also known as the California Bungalow, this popular architectural style is found in many areas of San Diego with emphasis on the fireplace as the focal point of the interior living room of the home.
If you have a fireplace that needs remodeling we can transform your old fireplace into a beautiful showcase for your home. This angle iron will be invisible once the job is complete, and you can help make it so by painting it a color that matches the mortar before you install the stone.
Contrast is king in this fireplace wall by Nathalie Tremblay of Atelier Cachet, post-renovation and re-design. The fireplace is often one of the most treasured features of the home – but unfortunately, it can also be one of the most neglected. If you have a truly massive brick fireplace and you are not fond of the color, consider giving it a gentle whitewash to lighten the hue.
Removing the bookshelf and tiling over the fireplace gave the room a more open and modern look. For some homeowners, a fireplace remodel centers around converting a wood-burning fireplace to gas, which is generally more simple to operate and requires less maintenance and cleaning.