I have a lovely fireplace mantel and surround with nice detailing. The previous owner, who was an furniture artist, painted the mantel and surround with green crackle... See more
I'm planning to paint or whitewash my fireplace. Any suggestions for what color to use? Floors are honey oak with orange tones. Walls are are Spring Rain, a gorgeous ... See more
I need ideas for new mantle and want to get rid of floor box but can’t match bricks (too old- don’t want to replace I love them!)-sorry for the stuff on the mantl... See more
We have a natural brick fireplace which has been painted totally to modern colors but we need a change.It is centered to livingroom wall but not new style. Stone man... See more
This is about the ugliest fireplace ever. Any suggestions for replacement of it or improvements? This house is 106 years old. Do you think the stones or grout have a... See more
i just had a huge wall mirror removed andI will be painting the wall a beige color. I have some pecan wood furniture pieces with mottled wrought iron tables.
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
I want to update a dark red brick fireplace. Looking to lighten up area.
Had a pellet stove installed about 15 yrs ago and the installers ripped out everything in the fireplace..now being older can't handle 40 lb bags of pellets..removed t... See more
Hi we have a huge fireplace in our living room made out of unique brick work but it has gotten dull and dark. I really don't want to paint it Looking for ideas to ... See more
These are white bricks with dark grout, with brown stone for the mantel and where you sit. I was thinking on painting the brick and grout with white paint and leave t... See more
I am not certain if our dark cherry mantel is a good match for our living room. The nature of our entire downstairs except the mantel is based upon a real 1920's hom... See more
I love my fireplace but all the white outdated tile is overwhelming.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
What is the most cost effective and safe when renting out a home?
Our home built in 2007 has a typical gas burning fireplace. We would like to replace it with a woodburning fireplace or pellet burning fireplace. However the gas fire... See more
Where is a good place to buy slate (in Richmond Virginia area or maybe online) for a good price, like in the Hometalk video? Thanks!!
We just bought this house, and love everything about it but this fireplace. We took the TV out, and that leaves a second big opening, the third opening is the firepl... See more
I have a fireplace with 3 shelves that stick out. We plan on mounting our tv above the gas fireplace, but in order to do this we need to remove the 3 built in brick s... See more
I want to paint my outdated red brick fireplace, but don't wanted to look just like solid paint. Does anyone have experience in using chalk paint on the brick, or do... See more
How can I enclose the opening with a metal insert?
I am planning to use this vintage fireplace mantle in our basement family room with an electric fireplace insert -- but what would you do with the wood? Do I treat wi... See more
Long story short, my fireplace is not currently useable. It will cost about $5000 to get it up and running to code (I'm in California). I found this electric insert f... See more