At C&K we are best know for our beautiful kitchen and bathroom designs remodeling however the word is getting out about our beautiful fireplace facelifts. Give your hearth a fresh new look and increase your heating efficiency all at the same time with a fireplace makeover. When attaching your drywall or plasterboard directly over the fireplace wall, you’ll have to cover the joints with tape and compound and then attach your plasterboard with masonry adhesive or screws.
The combination of the outdated walls, the dark wood floors, and the burnt red brick fireplace made this space dark and uninviting. A high quality Fireplace Remodeling project in an appropriate neighborhood can return as much as 77% – 91% of its initial cost.
The also followed the instructions in the book for mounting their TV above the fireplace. How you tackle a cosmetic update will be entirely dependent on the material used for your fireplace. A few things you may notice if you install manufactured stone is the corner edges are a little too perfect for what you would find in nature.
A custom freestanding iron fireplace screen will not only make your fireplace safer, but it will give your fireplace remodel that one-of-a-kind, Where did you find this piece?” quality. While a fireplace reface could be done as a DIY project, Frederick notes that there is an artistry involved in re-facing a fireplace with natural stone.
If you have a fireplace made of stone that’s not even and flat, your renovation will be best done by either chiseling all the rock out and preparing your surface from the base wall behind it, or by creating a frame that goes around the stone that you can then attach the drywall to. In many cases, using furring strips attached along the top, sides and bottom will be enough of a frame as long as you anchor the strips to the stone.