We’ve done a little bit more remodeling in our home since our big Master Bathroom Remodel – this time, we re-surfaced our boring ‘ol fireplace – giving it a Fireplace Remodel. Because the homeowner was looking for a tiled or stone clad fireplace for a bigger statement, we would have run into a problem with the stone at the top of the fireplace. Restoring an older fireplace can preserve the historical value of a home while increasing the fireplace’s overall safety and structural integrity.
Inspired by a pattern used by fabric weavers in northern India, this carved stone fireplace surround ($2,800) is a study in quiet beauty. I placed a wall clock over my gas fireplace and disconnected the fireplace because I couldn’t get assurance the mantels I was considering would protect the clock – a Nelson Spindle Clock.
Can outfit your basement with a gorgeous fireplace trimmed in stone, tile, or drywall. Refinishing an existing fireplace is a great opportunity to add value to your home without undertaking a complete renovation. Problem: You have a great fireplace and you want to highlight it as the standout element.
You can also place expensive rugs and other decor near a gas-burning fireplace without having to worry about flying embers. He sometimes takes clients to a quarry in Tennessee to show them all stone options being quarried since yards often only have a small selection on hand.
With real stacked stone you can control the grout lines, how tight the stone is installed, and how the stone pops out from the wall. Vick Construction and Remodeling serves many areas of Houston and Sugar Land, including Memorial, Mid-Town, Near Town, River Oaks and the Heights.