Bathroom and kitchen remodels are great, but they can also be incredibly expensive. From creating a raised hearth to installing stone veneer or tile on surrounding walls, wood, gas, and pellet stoves can benefit from a custom treatment, too. Gas or Electric Fireplaces typically require less Facing than wood fireplaces and the fireplace owner’s manual or its manufacturer can provide minimum clearance information.
Replacing your brick fireplace with marble is a more costly proposition, but will also create an unmatched quality installation. Marble / Limestone / Slate / Granite – This is another popular material for an outdoor fireplace. Fireplace designs that use ceramic tiles will allow you to choose from thousands of beautifully designed tiles that you may want around your fireplace.
Knotty pine wainscoting coupled with barn wood ledges tie nicely with the slate grey tile floor and white stone fireplace surround. To add a bit more visual appeal, we handmade a barnwood-style fireplace screen, tailored to our fireplace dimensions. In fact, many people are remodeling their stone fireplaces and updating them with a stucco finish.
It would have appeared to have been pasted on and wouldn’t have the more realistic and permanent feature that a stone fireplace should have. On the other hand, if your ideas include the changing of your log burning fireplace to a gas fireplace it is a good idea to find and hire a contractor to perform this remodel.
We finalized a design plan and our master stone mason James Slayton got to work laying the stone to create the look that the client wanted. For centuries, durable, fireproof ceramic tile has been used to make expressive fireplace surrounds, with color and style giving clues to architectural eras.