Place the mantel over the top of the old mantel. Find the studs in the wall, they should be just at the edge of the fireplace. Toe-nail the screws into the mantel through the wall. Fill the screw holes with wood filler, let dry, sand and then paint to match the mantel.
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Painting brick fireplace surfaces is relatively simple with the right tools and technique. Follow the steps below for a dramatic fireplace makeover. Prepare to Paint. Step 1. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush. Take special care to remove any soot
What others are saying Painting the stone surface of a textured fireplace requires a little more planning than your average painting project. See how event designer Amy Osaba gave her white stone fireplace a quick DIY paint refresh with a Wagner handheld paint sprayer and BEHR Premium Plus paint in Moonquake.
Painting a Stone Fireplace. The paint-wash was the consistency of and color of whole milk. With a paintbrush, Renee applied the paint to the fireplace. Instead of brushing the paint-wash on we, stippled and shoved the paint into the groves of the rock. Once the paint was applied, I sponged off the paint using a damp rag.
In painting, you lose the natural stone touch, but you can choose the color or even faux-finish the look to create a marble look. Preparation is the key to painting a marble fireplace surround. Paint a marble fireplace surround.