87 Pictures & 14 Critiques

The looks of the fireside, often the focus of a house, is important in lots of houses. Proper within your existing area, our crew can add a fitting insert that can function with your present design and distribute heat higher than your old system ever did. Earlier than its transform by Nathalie Tremblay of Atelier Cachet, a uninteresting white encompass and beige wall did nothing to focus on this fireplace. Fire restoration typically consists of inside and exterior components equivalent to: Stone and brick cleaning, tile cleansing, mortar repointing, damper installation and extra.

Teak wood squares applied in a basket-weave sample add intrigue to this hearth design by Lori Dennis and SoCalContractor. Now we have a 1970s tract house however are in love with the Craftsman era and are slowly remodeling our home one room at a time as we will afford it. I do all of my own work and maintain all the things on a low price range. Tiled the hearth and mantel.

As part of a basement refinishing project, a owners in Minnesota removed their dated gas fire and changed it with a new Heat & Glo 32-inch SL-550 Slim Line furnace-rated direct vent gasoline fireplace. Available in wood or gas gasoline, fire inserts are an awesome, economical possibility for a fireside improve. It’ll help decide whether or not or not it’s a must to rip it all out, or should you can merely cowl over it or paint it. Whenever you’re choosing what fashion to move forward with, take into account the type of the remainder of your home as a way to preserve the theme constant once you renovate your fire.

The precise fireplace transform you select should reflect the overall type of the room and your distinctive character. I additionally replaced the floor tiles in entrance of the fireside with a slate-like ceramic tile. These details had been all completed by my daughter, who owns the house, including the selection and layout of the new tile surrounding the fireplace.

This sq. front room and uninspired hearth lacked architectural interest and design pizzazz. For example, a brick hearth could be made to look model new with nothing more than some brick paint and a weekend. If the existing wiring for a flat-panel TELEVISION is correctly centered over the fireplace, it’s best to leave it as-is and design round it. Shifting the electrical components is time consuming, labor intensive and dear.