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A granite fireplace is an easy and an affordable way to modernize an outdated brick fireplace. From creating a raised hearth to installing stone veneer or tile on surrounding walls, wood, gas, and pellet stoves can benefit from a custom treatment, too. Bring your gas fireplace up to date by subbing in concrete rock balls for the tried-and-true faux logs.

Some stones are thicker than others and how you lay them can vary from stone to stone. You don’t need to use any special additive in the mortar because the mortar is not going to connect the new stone to the brick wall. The results were so impressive, people can’t tell that the fireplace isn’t real stone.fireplace remodel

Although seismic activity in San Diego is low, an old chimney not built according to current earthquake standards, may have sustained seismic damage over many years. Typically, Bungalow restoration is often regarded as …

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