Adding a fireplace to an interior wall. If you need help along the way improvenet can connect you for free with up to four fireplace pros in your area. Its also a perfect match for a rustic gathering space. If you want to add a wood burning fireplace thats not impossible either.
I wanted the room to feel light and open and i thought adding a dark marble to white built in bookshelves would separate the wall unit. A stone wall is a great choice for adding rugged good looks to a sleek contemporary living room. My home was built in the 40s and has been renovated and added on to many times.
You just need space above to get a chimney up through the roof. While the cost of adding a fireplace to an existing home used to be prohibitively expensiverequiring the creation of an exterior stone chimney flue firebox and in many cases floor supports. This is the only wall it would work interior wall other side is bedroom.
In two story houses choices for placing the fireplace may be more limited but often you can find the 12 to 14 inch space the chimney requires by enclosing a corner of a room or a spare closet. I believe it once had a fireplace where a wall that no longer exists was. With the variety of fireplace options available today from traditional wood burning masonry to wall mounted ventless units it would be difficult.
On the other wide of the wall are a bedroom and a finished basement. First we took out a small portion of the hardwood in order to set the marble hearth level with the floor and make the fireplace feel more custom built. A stone wall adds movement to a room and is also a genius way to conceal damaged drywall or plaster surfaces.
The wall i want to put it on is an interior wall.