Brick fireplace cover up ideas. Fireplaces are used for the relaxing ambiance they create and for heating a room. A few weeks ago i shared a living room before and aftersince the post i have received requests for a tutorial on the fireplace transformation. A dirty and tired orange brick fireplace gets a brightened up weathered lime washed brick makeover plus a full tutorial to do it yourself.
Wow looks great and very modern excellent work. Chipped bricks a stained hearth and years of accumulated soot can turn what should be the focal point of a living room into an eyesore. A fireplace is a structure made of brick stone or metal designed to contain a fire.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white. See how this awkward glass fireplace was transformed into an elegant classic with antique brick white molding and a gas insert.
Step 3 using painters tape cover the areas around the fireplace that you do not want to paint such as where the brick meets the floor and walls. Modern fireplaces vary in heat efficiency depending on the design. Ask and ye shall receive.
Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Looking for fireplace makeover ideas. Painting a brick fireplace.