Brick fireplace paint ideas. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in. Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry.
A quick way to update your home is to give your brick fireplace a makeover. 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. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it.
Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. A dark out dated fireplace can be changed into a bright and inviting space with just a coat of paint. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening.
Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely.
Painting a brick fireplace. Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. 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. Brick painting and staining alternative for ugly brick. Then when i saw the finished project i have to say i really like it.
49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces.