Brick fireplace paint ideas. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014.
Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. Step 1 due to the tendency of brick to accumulate grit you should wet and clean the brick fireplace prior to painting it to ensure better paint adhesion. Its simple to do a wash right over the brick so it does not look painted but is updated.
Transform a dark dreary brick fireplace into a bright modern hearth with easy to apply paint. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it. Painting a brick fireplace.
A dark out dated fireplace can be changed into a bright and inviting space with just a coat of paint. A quick way to update your home is to give your brick fireplace a makeover. Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it.
Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.