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Remodeling a Fireplace
In spite of crusade wars against elements that contribute to the debilitating effects on the atmosphere, American households still cannot forgo fireplaces, because it is one of the longest standing traditions of any western home.
And it's true. Deeply ingrained into any western traditions is the fireplace. So, don't allow your fireplace (if you have one) go into rot. Remodel that old heritage into one that is rightfully deserving of such tradition. Lost for fireplace remodeling ideas? Here are some cool ideas for remodeling fireplaces.
Yes, it's Do-it-Yourself. Don't let professional masons have all the fun. It makes an interesting party piece, you know. While it should take you a day or two, you could make it big and grand like taking a week or two. Here's some interesting remodeling a fireplace idea.
You only need a paintbrush and a bottle of thinner for this one. Yes, it is paint. But fool yourself; this patent paint amazingly resembles brick, even the resulting texture. It doesn't leave a 'paint skin' typical of a household paint. And it doesn't matter what color of the previous brick has, this brick paint coats the entire leaving a natural brick look. Check this product at www.brick-anew.com
Pre-fabricated fireplaces are also excellent options to those fireplaces that require more than just casual retouching. If remodeling a fireplace includes tearing down the original lousy brick and mortar installation, why not save some time (and ideas) by choosing any of the prefabricated fireplaces. Check these prefabricated ideas here:
That's the beauty of pre-made stuff. Now, you only have to worry about the installation. The best thing of pre-fabricated fireplace is that they are already thought over. From the firebox, to the ash lip, to the chimney fan, to the log grate, everything has been thought over. Even a gas access is available as an optional item.
Fireplaces don't have to be traditionalistic. With today's technology, setting up fireplaces or remodeling old ones don't have to be conventional log burning. You can propose designs that are gas burning or run by electricity. Yet, for all those modern proposals, watching those mesmerizing dancing flames are beyond doubt fireplaces most enchanting appeal. That's where fairytales are made.