we have a hard time deciding
on how to finish our fireplaces.
With so many options
available today it can sometimes be difficult
to make a final decision.
Most of us are visual
so we often recommend that our clients
take a look on line and in magazines
to get some sense of style that they are drawn to.
In the picture above
they have taken a more modern style
with clean lines and a neutral tile around the fireplace
They designed the space very well
with storage to the left
of the fireplace for wood
carried the mantle to the end of the wall.
is a great option for finishing fireplaces.
There are different styles
colours that would work in any type of decor.
We offer the Owens Corning line in store
which can also be found on line.
You can give us a call
if you have a colour that you'd like to see
we would do our best to get you a sample.
Painting the existing brick
is also an economic option.
As seen in the picture above
they have painted out their brick white
put on a thick wood mantle and hearth.
Small changes like this
can change the entire look of the fireplace.
photos courtesy of pinterest
Slate, glass mosaics
porcelain tile can also be used.
When choosing to use
a natural stone like slate or marble
you need to seal it to prevent staining.
With the porcelain tile
glass you only need to worry about sealing your grout lines.
* Again our best advice would be to flip through some pictures and get a sense of what you like as well as what you don't like. Bring any ideas that you find in and our design consultants can help you put it all together. *