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152 drywalled fireplace Ideabooks
So You Bought a Cave: 7 Ways to Open Your Home to Light
"brick fireplace that we transformed by covering above the mantel with drywall, refacing... over our fireplace so that it would tilt down enough to reflect the wall of windows... over a fireplace. We had to make similar adjustments. wantsideas, I had some pictures... brick fireplace. We also added white dentil molding to complement the dentil molding... flanking the fireplace (after removing the massive built-ins) and, of course, added more..."
10 Things to Ask Your Contractor Before You Start Your Project
Ask these questions before signing with a contractor for better communication and fewer surprises along the way
"with the drywall people: again, they were not the drywall specialists our GC had used... putting up drywall they left and said they'll be back after holidays in three weeks leaving... loads) of drywall, tile, and lumber scraps that have to be taken to a landfill, and I... stone fireplace was not done correctly? It only had "runs" and no corner pieces.... stone fireplace veneer and it does have corner pieces. The material is a quartzite..."
Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Questions to Ask First
Learn about the hidden costs and treasures of older homes to avoid budget surprises and accidentally tossing valuable features
"Hire drywall hangers and plasters. A 5 man crew can hang 5000 SF of drywall in... original fireplaces still intact, asbestos siding but easy to wrap it with something... system and fireplace(s). So much great information here. Number one tip is "Buy Right... Our drywall costs doubled from our initial estimate. Finally the most important..."
17 Things Color Consultants Want You to Know
Dithering over potential palettes for your home? A color pro might be the way to go. Here's how it works
"have a drywall installer texture a few pieces of sheetrock for you in the same texture... of her fireplace had a lot of rusty orange tones in it. I showed her with a large... piece of drywall. Prime then paint 2 coats, just like you would your walls. No problem... have some drywall around. And keep a piece or 2 for future when all you are doing is... behind the fireplace and was wondering what it is. If I were to paint that on an accent..."
Kitchen of the Week: Past Lives Peek Through a New Kentucky Kitchen
Converted during Prohibition, this Louisville home has a history — and its share of secrets. See how the renovated kitchen makes use of them
"to the fireplace. Plus, if your homeowners use the fireplace, there may eventually... to the fireplace, it's a nice effect in such on old kitchen & dining room that now... love the fireplace, the built-in dining hutch and breakfast nook, and those red pantry... Especially the fireplace in the dining room. It's all much more cheerful now. As the designer... original fireplace mantel was indeed saved, as were any other significant pieces that..."
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Hang a wreath or garland on brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls
"forgiving drywall hangers. I don't want to hang the paintings using wire or cables but... Anchor drywall anchors always lead to a repair if you use a screw that is too large... outdoor fireplace, fire bowl, or fire pit! These make for beautiful arrangements..... white is drywall.. I want to hang garland but don't want holes on my beautiful drywall... The drywall sticks out on top about an inch to an inch and a half all the way around..."
12 Tried and True Paint Colors for Your Walls
Discover one pro designer's time-tested favorite paint colors for kitchens, baths, bedrooms and more
"trim or drywall? I can't tell from the picture? It is drywall Ok. I would paint the... for the fireplace mantle. Needless to say, she was speechless when she saw it! I want... (re-did the fireplace/ a solid Carrera marble surround) as well as in the bath w/ a tumbled... a tall fireplace wall. This color allowed her artwork to become a real presence, more... a cast fireplace with similar colour tone as the kitchen cabinets. The large windows..."
Heads-Up Hues: 10 Bold Ceiling Colors
Visually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from splashy to soothing
"#6, a fireplace wall, and #8, a great looking hall tree. Would love some color advice... corner fireplace and beautiful white wood trim on the ceiling. The walls are a very... layer of drywall on top of the old ceiling. Ceiling colors don't have to be a solid... have a fireplace with varied color tile which I feels limits me to color for my room... See that fireplace at bottom of page on left with bright blue breast wall ( ha! called..."
Original Home Details: What to Keep, What to Cast Off
"around the fireplace, I've researched the tiles and some are valuable), iron railings... hung drywall rather than paying a professional to install new plaster. The bank... detailed fireplace surround. Crown moulding is impossible to strip. Once trim is painted... original fireplace. One of the first jobs when we moved in was to put in a fireplace... molding, fireplace mantels, bookcases, china cabinets, staircases and more. If you must..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler's Interior Gets a Major Overhaul
"at the fireplace painted white. I have struggled with not refacing mine but seeing... then, fireplace too. I agree that enclosing the atrium was different, but our home... encased in drywall and siding, etc. At least this house has the bones of the time period... with the fireplace-a sleek gas with glass would thrill-would change the subway tile... of the fireplace creating two entertainment spaces is one of the most innovative solutions..."
10 Tips for Renovating Your Basement
A professional contractor shares her tips on what to consider before you commit to a basement remodel
"lower drywall. If the basement floods you don't have to tear everything out. Radon... if you drywall your ceiling. this may mean a section or strip of suspended ceiling... carpet and drywall to re insulate and add rc channel to the ceiling. It is a walkout... heaters, gas fireplace or something similar. Using products like carpet and cork will provide... into the drywall. The RC channel is installed across the joists before the drywall...."
The Case for Waiting to Remodel
We know, you're excited to make your home match your vision. But your vision may change once you've lived there awhile
"where the fireplace was, and the kitchen area. Before we even moved in we knew without... and the fireplace. Last week I finally finished turning the old formal dining area... dining, fireplace, living and library areas. I also installed double full light doors... has the fireplace and music/stereo in it but it won't have a TV. Like a prior post... out and drywalled in the absurd sliding glass doors that led to--an unuseable deck..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"linear fireplace. We had an extra heated garage type building when we moved in that... was the drywall. We even found insulation left over from my job sites. (I'm a faux... cast iron fireplace from 1840's England. And the window seat is made from salvaged drawers... above the fireplace was from a room divider our clients bought in Miami in the 1960's... for a fireplace surround. Lots of great ideas folks! We love to give new life to..."
Houzz Tour: Creative Design Moves Rescue an Island Cottage
Facing down mold and nicotine, two industrious Canadian designers transform an uninhabitable wreck into an artful getaway
"of the fireplace. What a fantastic makeover! Great effort on this! You successfully... for the fireplace? This makeover is stunning, and so organic in feel with the orange... existing fireplace was a local sandstone; the paint they used on it is Beauti Tone Designer... replaced drywall? Did you add mold inhibitors to paints before application? Any tips... paint your fireplace the bronze color? Ours is creamy white painted brick but like your..."
Open vs. Closed Kitchens — Which Style Works Best for You?
"see-through fireplace, and lots of almost floor to ceiling windows. The fireplace separates... tile, drywall walls vs concrete walls or maybe that the kids do the dishes on separate... sided fireplace. My center island got most of the work, and it was a great place... through fireplace separating the kitchen/dining room (I don't like a separate dining..."