Our family room has a very large brick fireplace wall. Does anyone have suggestions for updating it. I have heard white wash and stone veneer. I'm leaning more to... See more
I have a large fireplace with curved hearth, curved fire box opening and a column on each side. The grout lines are up to 3/4 inch wide. Desperately need makeover ide... See more
How can I make a simple Fireplace that's on a budget.
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 just have a small surround on the front of our fireplace. I would like to paint the brick the same color as the wall above, but don't know if wall paint is appropr... See more
We have a brick woodburning fireplace that we would like to convert to gas logs. We're in our 60's and chopping wood or and/or hauling wood may not be in our future. ... See more
Can anyone with a 3 sided fireplace give me an idea on how to change the look of this one? The area is too tight for a mantel of any sort.
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
How can I build a fireplace in an alcove that we can remove when we move out? I want it to look like its built in but the height of the alcove is 9 ft. We have consid... See more
Our house, built in 1920, has two (it originally had four) small coal burning fireplaces, one in the living room and one in the dining room. I would like to use them ... See more
I don't know what to do with it. Idea's?
It is currently painted with a blue latex paint. It is thick concrete underneath.
I have just purchase a house that was all decorated in a Tuscon style which was not to our liking. We were able to update things by lightening wall colors, removing ... See more
We are getting ready to list the house and currently it has a neutral colored marble as the background .
Our fireplace is no longer used. The interior fireplace walls are currently painted burgundy. The firewood is lighted by a small light. We are wondering if the int... See more
I am having a very difficult time in trying to see if I should have installed a mantel or just a nice big picture.
Excuse the mess. We purchased this home built in 1993, so we're trying to bring it up to date. I'd like to keep the red, just not sure what to do with it. Though, I ... See more
It sits in the middle of the room with big ugly redwood color stones. It is just ugly! What can I do with it that wont bust the bank?
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
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