Adding a fireplace to an interior wall. Its also a perfect match for a rustic gathering space. My home was built in the 40s and has been renovated and added on to many times. With the variety of fireplace options available today from traditional wood burning masonry to wall mounted ventless units it would be difficult.
In two story houses choices for placing the fireplace may be more limited but often you can find the 12 to 14 inch space the chimney requires by enclosing a corner of a room or a spare closet. For homeowners considering adding a fireplace to their existing home here are answers to the key questions you need to ask to determine if a fireplace is right for you. If you want to add a wood burning fireplace thats not impossible either.
While the cost of adding a fireplace to an existing home used to be prohibitively expensiverequiring the creation of an exterior stone chimney flue firebox and in many cases floor supports. I believe it once had a fireplace where a wall that no longer exists was. You just need space above to get a chimney up through the roof.
First we took out a small portion of the hardwood in order to set the marble hearth level with the floor and make the fireplace feel more custom built. A stone wall is a great choice for adding rugged good looks to a sleek contemporary living room. On the other wide of the wall are a bedroom and a finished basement.
If you need help along the way improvenet can connect you for free with up to four fireplace pros in your area. A stone wall adds movement to a room and is also a genius way to conceal damaged drywall or plaster surfaces. I wanted the room to feel light and open and i thought adding a dark marble to white built in bookshelves would separate the wall unit.
Directly below the fireplace though is an unfinished basement.