How to reface a brick fireplace. Replacing a hearth and surroundeither with seamless tone slabs or with ceramic or stone tilesmakes a big difference in the way a fireplace looks. 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. Give a brick faced hearth a new look in four simple steps.
Nail metal lath to brick with masonry nails and hammer keeping clear of edges. If you choose to replace a mantel and hearth as well use a masons hammer to break up and remove the pieces. Because of this you want the fireplace to have an attractive appearance as well as fit into the rooms overall.
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. Reface a fireplace with stone veneer. A fireplace is a major feature in a room and in some cases it is the focal point.
In this picture slide show video we are refacing an older fireplace from brick into tile. This project shows you how to install one sturdy enough to hold heavy objects. 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.
Take measurements around fireplace where new stone is desired.