Adding a fireplace to an interior wall. 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. This is the only wall it would work interior wall other side is bedroom. 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.
Depending on the type of fireplace some installations may involve clearing out wall space for the unit itself adding the proper ventilation system or running gas lines. If you need help along the way improvenet can connect you for free with up to four fireplace pros in your area. The wall i want to put it on is an interior wall.
A stone wall is a great choice for adding rugged good looks to a sleek contemporary living room. 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. Directly below the fireplace though is an unfinished basement.
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. 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. On the other wide of the wall are a bedroom and a finished basement.
A stone wall adds movement to a room and is also a genius way to conceal damaged drywall or plaster surfaces. With the variety of fireplace options available today from traditional wood burning masonry to wall mounted ventless units it would be difficult. Its also a perfect match for a rustic gathering space.
I love my house and think an indoor fireplace is the only thing lacking.