Updating exterior of brick fireplace

A custom mantel was added to the top that tied it in nicely to the window and floor trim.

The new fireplace design made their remodel look complete.

The room was transformed with a warmth that had previously been lacking.

This is a brick fireplace that had been painted white.

The new owners of this house wanted the fireplace faced with materials that complemented their furnishings.

The updated fireplace design tied nicely into the decor in the room.

We’re constantly doing just about everything in our power to stay current, especially in our homes.

We change the curtains, the carpet, the counters, the cabinets—whenever we notice some aspect of our house that’s embarrassingly behind the times, we’re usually pretty quick to take action. Take a look at our book for advice on "How to Remodel a Fireplace".The room was then painted to bring out some of the interesting colors in the tile. Scroll down to see some fun before and after pictures. It made the room feel small because of its mass and the fireplace lacked style. The mass was reduced by using textured sheetrock above the fireplace mantel to match the existing walls. This cinder block fireplace in a downstairs family room had been stained over time and was in need of a face-lift. A small mantel was added to the fireplace to update it and tie in with the crown moulding.This fireplace remodel required backer board installation before the fireplace was faced with Italian tile.