Many prospective home buyers will include a fireplace on their list of wants, and a fireplace often increases a property's resale value. While most older homes do have at least one fireplace, they are often outdated and in much need of some TLC.
Sometimes all it takes is a little creativity, paint, simple materials, and elbow grease to completely transform an outdated fireplace into a stunning showpiece. No fireplace? No problem! Today's homeowners are even using electric free-standing fireplaces and simple building materials to achieve the look and coziness of traditional built-in fireplaces. With some basic DIY skills, anyone can complete an easy fireplace remodel or makeover. Take a look at these 12 Amazing Fireplace Remodel Ideas on Hometalk!
Painted Fireplace Remodel Ideas
Never underestimate the power of paint! Of all the fireplace remodel ideas, paint is one of the fastest and most budget-friendly options. It is also a super easy way to completely transform the look of a fireplace in no time! If you have a ranch style home built anywhere from the late 1950's-1990's then you probably already have a fireplace with potential for an easy DIY fireplace remodel, facelift or makeover. Most of the time the only issue with the fireplaces in older homes is the outdated color of the brick or stone. When it comes to giving these types of fireplaces a DIY makeover, all you need is a little paint! Whether the fireplace is wood, brick or stone, a coat or two of paint can work wonders!