What to do with a rock wall that my grandfather installed years ago?

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q what can i do with a rock wall that my grnfthr inst yrs ago
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  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Aug 15, 2018

    You can white wash to update the look.

  • Mona Blake Mona Blake on Aug 15, 2018

    You can use a roller and paint it. I would use black or navy in the low areas and roll over with a light color.

  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Aug 15, 2018

    Hi! What would you like to do with it? Do you want to update it with paint? Or remove it completely? Paint would probably be the easiest.

    • Joanie Joanie on Aug 16, 2018

      It looks in real good shape....It's nice to use what ya have and just fix it up to your likings.

  • Karen Brunck Karen Brunck on Aug 16, 2018

    You're ahead in the decorating game. Many people are adding rock and brick. I'm a sentimental fool, so I would just give it a good cleaning with a stiff brush and add a sealer. Maybe add a stained wood shelf or two for some fancy spice bottles. If going the way of paint ( sigh).. I would match the white of the wall oven.

  • Joanie Joanie on Aug 16, 2018

    I'm sorry......I like it just the way it is. It was Grandpa's? He would be so proud if you left well enough alone. Add some shelves or decor. That'll do it.

  • Jli22867147 Jli22867147 on Aug 16, 2018

    Thanks for your responses nothing has changed with that rock wall except a new wall oven. I've seen it like that forever, Giuseppe did it I guess we'll clean it again with tsp and scrub brush.


    Btw it very hard to get anything into that rock it's very hard.

  • ThewayWardleaf ThewayWardleaf on Aug 16, 2018

    Keep it. Treasure it. Unless your gramps was an evil person, of course. If it was built with love and decades ago, it should be treasured. Paint it, but keep it. Good luck though!

  • ThewayWardleaf ThewayWardleaf on Aug 16, 2018

    And you could install shelves flush to the sides of it on the walls. You don’t necessarily have drill into the rock.

  • Erin Erin on Aug 16, 2018

    It's beautiful!


  • Mario Huertas Mario Huertas on Aug 16, 2018

    if it's solid keep it, if is no take it out.

  • Holly Lengner - Lost Mom Holly Lengner - Lost Mom on Jul 18, 2021

    It looks great. I would keep it.

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