How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace?

Answer Whitewashing is a painting technique used to create a semi-transparent look on wood and stone. When applied to a stone fireplace, the white is transparent enough to allow the mortar and texture of ... Read More »

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How do I whitewash a brick fireplace?

Whitewashing a Brick FireplaceMake the whitewash by mixing a 50-lb. bag of Ivory hydrated lime and 10 lbs. of table salt. Mix in white Portland cement, and the whitewash will last longer. Add water... Read More »

What can i do and what can i use to clean my stone fireplace?

There are few experiences more soothing than resting beside a roaring fire in a fireplace. With each use of the fireplace, however, soot and dirt are released from the flames onto the stone surroun... Read More »

How do I add faux stone to a fireplace?

Preparing the SurfacePrepare the surface by applying wire mesh to the exterior of the fireplace, and tack it in place with mortar nails or brads. Tack the wire mesh in several places over the surfa... Read More »

Stone Fireplace Styles?

Stone fireplaces are an aesthetically pleasing addition to any home, both indoors in a living room, bedroom or lounge, or outdoors on a patio. They can also add retail value to your home, and are a... Read More »