We help you design an interior or exterior fireplace surround or accent wall with tile or natural stone. If you have a fireplace that is dated or even worse dilapidated, then our fireplace professionals have just the plan for you. Most people are reluctant to look into options for redoing a fireplace even though they know it will make a world of difference. Problem: You can’t include a new surround, but your fireplace is too small for the wall and gets lost in the room.
Don’t call this fireplace unused.” Although fires aren’t stoked in this hearth, it’s found a second life as storage for kids’ toys and games — and some aspiring young artist has discovered that the slate surround makes an excellent chalkboard. If you live in an area with frequent power outages, you know how handy it is to have a fireplace during the winter. The following list includes major work tasks commonly performed during Fireplace Remodeling.
The fireplace in particular is an eyesore, and the old black stove conveniently placed smack-dab in the center of the room has got to go. You want to put in a large floor-to-ceiling surround between a bank of equally impressive windows that looks out over the landscape. Note that gas or electric Fireplaces typically usually require less facing on the wall around the opening than wood-burning fireplaces and the fireplace owner’s manual (or its manufacturer) can provide minimum clearance information. On average, Artistic Stone granite fireplaces range between $1,200 to $3,500 in cost (materials, labor and taxes).
Custom treatments that include brick, granite, stone, or veneer can be combined with any of the fireplaces, stoves, or fireplace inserts that we offer at our Fort Collins CO showroom & store. David made a beautiful deco-style mantel out of maple and Mary and David tiled the fireplace in a nice large slate. We tore off the lava rock, which was just a veneer mortared over the fireplace brick and some of the Sheetrock. We literally went down the road about a mile to pick out Tahoe blend rocks off the side of the road to use for our fireplace. You could see how this floor-to-ceiling fireplace completely dominated the room.
Labor: The cost of labor for porcelain, ceramic, and natural stone tiles is $40-$42 per square foot. Necessary Improvements & Wish List: Make a list of what needs to be done and what you’d like to do. If your fireplace doesn’t work, or there are structural issues, these will need to be the top priority for your remodel. Yet most companies only sell and install the fireplace units, which means clients may have to hire other companies to complete their project. If you don’t have a fireplace and are looking to add one, we can make sure you receive a hearth that will be a perfect fit for your home. Designer Tiffany Leigh’s rental home featured a fireplace with a dated yellow tile surround.