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The Friday Mission

Probably the most standard parts for remodeling I’ve discovered is a hearth mantel and surround. Eliminated the fireside hearth, boxed within the high of the fireplace with drywall, tiled over brick with travertine tiles and added travertine to the ground in entrance of the fireside. We have a Seventies tract home but are in love with the Craftsman period and are slowly transforming our house one room at a time as we can afford it. I do all of my own work and keep all the things on a low budget.

It was a traditional brick hearth, and it actually wasn’t horrible, especially as soon as the walls were no longer dingy yellow. The stone hearth makeover was as simple as including modern, stone tiles on the encompass of the hearth and including just a few accessories to the mantel. The easiest strategy to rework your outdated fireplace is to paint it. Most elderly fireplaces are built with brick around them and a coat of white paint might be an affordable choice to make it look elegant.

For this you will both must take away all the previous material (reminiscent of stone or bricks), go immediately over the brick (as …