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How to paint a fireplace surround

How to paint a fireplace surround

Category:StyleRelease time:2012-06-17Views:130

If you want to paint a fireplace surround, consider a few important factors before starting. Because most fireplace surrounds are ill-suited for adhesion, they require special preparation. Since all surrounds are not composed of the same materials, e[More]

How to paint a marble fireplace surround

How to paint a marble fireplace surround

Category:StyleRelease time:2014-02-16Views:130

A marble fireplace surround adds visual appeal to an area of a home that attracts attention. One disadvantage of choosing marble is that the natural stone is heavy and expensive to replace. One alternative to replacement is to paint over the marble.[More]

How to define a fireplace surround mantel

How to define a fireplace surround mantel

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-03-18Views:130

A fireplace surround includes the firebox, where the fire is built, and the face of the fireplace that surrounds the firebox. Beyond the surround is either a wall or the mantel. A mantel may be positioned above the fireplace like a shelf or it may ex[More]

How to Install a Stone Tile Fireplace Surround

How to Install a Stone Tile Fireplace Surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-04-24Views:130

Surrounding a fireplace with decorative tile adds a touch of elegance to the room. The tile installed around the fireplace can come in a variety of styles and materials, such as marble, slate or ceramic tile. Installing fireplace tile can be as simpl[More]

How to Tile a Fireplace Surround With Marble

How to Tile a Fireplace Surround With Marble

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-08-22Views:130

A fireplace surround tiled in marble can be an elegant way to bring colour and pattern into any room of the house. Like any natural stone, marble tiles do require some special considerations when installing them. These considerations extend to the fi[More]

How Does a Fireplace Surround Work?

How Does a Fireplace Surround Work?

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-09-02Views:130

Architectural Details A fireplace surround frames the fireplace. The overall appearance of a fireplace depends on the design of the fireplace surround. Without the fireplace surround, a fireplace would look plain and uninviting, more like a hole on w[More]

How to install glass tile on a fireplace surround

How to install glass tile on a fireplace surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-09-25Views:130

Whether your fireplace surround is brick or some other material, you can give it a brand-new look by tiling the surround space. Tile fireplace surrounds have come in and out of fashion over the years and have used a wide range of styles, types and co[More]

How to faux-paint fireplaces

How to faux-paint fireplaces

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-01-03Views:130

Fireplace surrounds are often made of concrete, stone or brick --- materials that are usually drab in colour. While you could paint your fireplace surround a solid colour, this may not provide enough of a creative outlet or artistic statement for you[More]

DIY Granite Fireplace Surround

DIY Granite Fireplace Surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-02-12Views:130

Fireplaces tend to be sought-after by home buyers, and are usually the focal point of any room where they are located. An old or unattractive fireplace can bring down the appearance of an entire room, while updating your fireplace is one of the quick[More]

How to remove fireplace surround

How to remove fireplace surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-05-04Views:130

A fireplace is typically the heart of the living room. The family gathers here to talk about the day's events, to play games or to watch movies on the weekends. The fireplace should be a focal point of the room, and it can't do that job unless the fi[More]

How to Build a Fireplace Surround for Candles

How to Build a Fireplace Surround for Candles

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-07-08Views:130

Wood-burning fireplaces pollute the air, create a fire hazard and require regular heavy-duty cleaning. On the other hand, fireplaces go a long way toward adding architectural interest to a room, and little compares to the ambience they provide. Have[More]

Stone fireplace surround ideas

Stone fireplace surround ideas

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-07-17Views:130

The fireplace surround is the area of a fireplace (usually indoors) that surrounds the fireplace grate or glass door itself. This is traditionally a dangerous area, since heat from the fire can burn nearby materials. To minimise this problem, install[More]

Tile Fireplace Surround Ideas

Tile Fireplace Surround Ideas

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-10-06Views:130

If your fireplace surround is looking a little old or is just plain drab, adding a new tile surround can give it a fresh, brand-new look. The surround is the decorative part of the fireplace around the actual opening where the fire burns. You can dec[More]

Marble fireplace surround & hearth ideas

Marble fireplace surround & hearth ideas

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-17Views:130

One of the most classic fireplace designs is the marble fireplace. The marble can be used in the area surrounding the firebox, also known as the fireplace surround; or on the floor directly in front of the fireplace, known as the hearth; or used in b[More]

How to Clean a Fireplace Surround

How to Clean a Fireplace Surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-08-12Views:130

A fireplace surround needs regular cleaning, especially during cold winter months when the fireplace is often in use. Black soot and smoke emit from the fireplace, sticking to the surrounding fireplace surface. To get rid of the build-up and restore[More]

Homemade Fireplace Surround

Homemade Fireplace Surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-08-14Views:130

An old or dirty fireplace surround can make what is generally a beautiful asset to your home a liability. The surround of a fireplace, often made of brick or drywall, is what draws someone's attention. If they view it negatively, it may impact their[More]

How to Apply Thin Faux Stone to a Fireplace Surround

How to Apply Thin Faux Stone to a Fireplace Surround

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-01-26Views:130

A thin faux stone or stone veneer fireplace surround is an affordable option to achieve the look of a natural stone fireplace. The stone veneer is applied over the wooden fireplace surround similarly to other fireplace finishes such as tile. There ar[More]

What Kind of Tile to Use Around My Fireplace Surround?

What Kind of Tile to Use Around My Fireplace Surround?

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-09-13Views:130

A fireplace is an ideal focal point for your living room, family room, dining room or even bedroom, but when it starts to show its age, a facelift may be in order. Tiling your fireplace surround is an easy way to add colour, pattern or texture to the[More]

How to lay a brick fireplace surround

How to lay a brick fireplace surround

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-09-26Views:130

Brick fireplaces are a traditional element in many American homes. They offer a peaceful and warm feeling that cannot be replicated by other heat sources. Brick is also the safest surround material for fireplaces. Not only are brick fireplaces found[More]

What Is the Definition of a Fireplace Surround?

What Is the Definition of a Fireplace Surround?

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-06Views:130

A fireplace surround is just that. It is the material that surrounds the fireplace to enhance its beauty and safety. Since the fireplace is generally the focal point of any room, making the fireplace surround attractive and complementary to your room[More]

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