Brick fireplace paint. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. Add a fresh coat of paint to those bricks and create a space that will inspire your most discerning guests. This guest post is written by the fabulously talented debbie hayes of my patch of blue sky.
49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. Old fireplaces need love too. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces.
Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick. Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white. Our home is in central north carolina where brick is the typical material for houses.
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. Use this easy to follow step by step guide project supplies list from sherwin williams. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint.
Painting a brick fireplace. Using a stiff bristle brush doused in soapy. Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques.
Painting fireplace brick is an easy quick diy project. Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered. 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. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it.