Updating exterior of brick fireplace

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This is super easy DIY project to update a brick fireplace, and it only takes about an hour to do two coats AND complete the whole project.

Pour concrete stain into the tray and using the roller paint the stain on the walls.

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.

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

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So we’re making some very realistic, practical recommendations for this room that will guarantee they’ll get their money back.

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.

Some of those ideas are replacing the front door with a newer door with more glass for natural light in this area.

Also, we have a few repairs like this red flag here with a crack that runs all the way down the room.

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