Stone veneer over brick fireplace. Give a brick faced hearth a new look in four simple steps. Reface a fireplace with stone veneer. Remove any loose bricks.
Cover the fireplace surround with builders felt. Step ten how to build a stone veneer fireplace surround. Yes you can install stone veneer over brick.
Wed like to tile over the brick around our fireplace. But it is not as easy as troweling mortar onto the brick and applying veneer. In this video this old house senior technical editor shows how to use stone veneer to get the cozy feel of a masonry fireplace without breaking the budget shown.
Your fireplace can be dated brick boring drywall or maybe the inexpensive tile and wood surround that your builder added and charge way too much. Filedledge stone in andante. The three options for installing veneer over brick or blocks are manufactured stone natural stone and brick.
As with other surfaces the brick must provide a stable surface for the veneer layer. The images to the right and left show the same brick fireplace as a before and after shot. Tile over brick fireplace.
The image to the left is a painted fireplace that originally had a mantle on top but was removed so fireplace could be resurfaced with stone veneer. View the dramatic transformation that thin stone veneer can have on your existing fireplace. How to build a standard wall over a stone wall.
Can i put cement backerboard on the wall and cover that. 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.
Work from the bottom up and overlap pieces by 2 inches. Nail metal lath over the felt. This project shows you how to install one sturdy enough to hold heavy objects.
Simple way to enhance the look of your living room with new fire place.