How to reface a brick fireplace. Take measurements around fireplace where new stone is desired. If you choose to replace a mantel and hearth as well use a masons hammer to break up and remove the pieces. Give a brick faced hearth a new look in four simple steps.
These panels also weigh less than stone. Reface brick fireplace fireplace resurfacing brick fireplace remodel brick fireplace makeover fireplace update home fireplace brick fireplaces living room with fireplace fireplace ideas forward i refaced this old brick fireplace on a house i was remodeling by first attaching cement board and then going over it with airstone. In this picture slide show video we are refacing an older fireplace from brick into tile.
Replacing a hearth and surroundeither with seamless tone slabs or with ceramic or stone tilesmakes a big difference in the way a fireplace looks. This project shows you how to install one sturdy enough to hold heavy objects. If youre refacing a brick fireplace resurfacing with stone is usually pretty straightforward and you can attach stone panels right over the existing brick.
One of the best ways to brighten a dark brick fireplace is by installing a floating mantel. 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. Refacing with stone adds warmth and a natural beauty to a room and you can choose colors and tones that coordinate with the rest of your decor.
Nail metal lath to brick with masonry nails and hammer keeping clear of edges.