Fireplace Makeover

Here’s an outdated brick fireplace that was quite simply, ugly. Maybe in it’s day, it was nice, but not anymore.

With a brand new kitchen about to go in overlooking the fireplace, this thing really needed a makeover.

We knocked off the existing brick mantle, framed around the brick surround and anchored in some 2X8s to support a TV and a new wood mantle. We ran some PVC conduit to hide the cables and then added cement board to give us a good surface for tiling.

A beautiful gas insert was installed to complete the transformation. Pretty proud of this one:

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