Our wood burning fireplace desperately needs an update as its size and color overwhelms our living room in our small house (1040 sq ft). We received an estimate for ... See more
I will be having built ins around the fireplace and I am trying to decide if they should be stained or painted. The built ins will be floor to ceiling. My room is sma... See more
I'm not sure what they are. Tile possibly? I'm a new to DIY and I don't want to mess it up and ruin the area,especially the flooring. I also want to lighten the firep... See more
I need some advice for my fireplace. Its HUGE! 8 feet tall and a little over 20 feet long. We like the color of the brick and don't want to paint it, but any suggesti... See more
I’d like them sorta shiny But I don’t want to use shellac paint or put any kind of oil on them and I don’t know what else to do if someone could tell me please
I live in a mobile home, it has a fireplace built into the corner of the living room. I hate it it takes up room that I could use. I would like to tear it out but I'm... See more
The front of my fireplace is an old mess. What can I do myself to update?
Our fireplace is not centered in the brick around. One side has more brick showing than the other side. How do I even it out without making it more noticible?
my fireplace needs a lot of love. I’m trying to avoid removing the tiles. I was hoping someone could give me ideas on what to do with it. I’ve been googling, I’... See more
Hello, fellow Hometalkers! We have started remodeling in many parts of our home that we purchased 4 years ago. My biggest dilemma right now is the fireplace. With 24... See more
So tired of the brick. I’d like to dry wall over brick any suggestions on how to make it pretty. I’d like to hang TV above so I have more room in living room.
This was built in the 70's. The walls are light and the carpet is in light neutral colors.
I love my fireplace but all the white outdated tile is overwhelming. I want to give it a new look without tearing down the tile or breaking the bank. I would love any... See more
We are purchasing a home with a long narrow formal living room that has no character or focal point on either wall. We would like to create a focal point for our TV ... See more
I have a brick fireplace, and have seen on tv different ways to paint and refinish them but not sure what else I can do to update and make it more inviting it seems d... See more
I'd like to install a wooden mantle onto my rock fireplace. I would describe the rock as quite craggily, lots of sharp edges and uneven surface. If you've done this p... See more
I'm moving to a new house in the country with the above mentioned (photo attached). Any advice as to how I can update it. I'm not a huge fan of the raised fireplace ... See more
I need ideas for my white washed brick fireplace mantle. Every day decor.
We have a beautiful new floating fireplace mantel that is dark cherry. An HDTV horizontal cabinet and tower speakers are close to the new fireplace mantel. As you wi... See more
My room is traditional and this area is used but outdated?
Our fireplace is in a corner surrounded by built-ins. The tiles on the floor are in great shape and are a brighter red than the bricks which have a flat surface and a... See more