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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... an old fireplace (which I have not seen) and installed a new gas one with new mantle..."
Houzz Tour: Laid-Back Comfort in the New York Woods
"stone fireplace is really awesome.For getting more designs of fireplaces or natural... stone fireplace, and those huge windows! The wooded lot is enviable. Gorgeous! Can... stone fireplace is spectacular! Such a beautiful place. Well done!!! Ahh that's... on the fireplace? Pretty safe choice. Could this be near Margaretville, where my... incorporate drywall and color. No doubt in my mind the desire for a 'craftsman' look or..."
Houzz Tour: New Life for a Historic Georgia Fixer-Upper
"would drywall and carpet that area so that she can use it as a little private playhouse... but that fireplace is not what I would call an improvement. Going to look very dated... over the fireplace .. that is just the pits. bluerama, I don't think owners that... The fireplace isn't in the material I would have chosen for my home, but I have... bungalow fireplace and surround, like whacking down a hundred year old oak tree for..."
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Figure out which renovations will pay off, and you'll have more money in your pocket when that 'Sold' sign is hung
"upgrading your fireplace. some new homes are built without a fireplace so this can be an... in the drywall throughout the house. For $250, one guy did it all; we repainted that... legdestone fireplace in the room that has all warm colors including tans, rust, greys... near the fireplace to curl up and read (with the cute puppty) Soul and character count... with a fireplace. Not to mention they are functional and add beauty to your homes..."
21 Creative Ways With Load-Bearing Columns
"than do drywall and 2x4's. I'm going to try taking the drywall off my beams and columns... as the fireplace. I have a load bearing column in a very visible part of my great... under the drywall in the columns, wish me luck! If the columns are ugly I'll try finding... ethanol fireplace. So many amazing ideas!! I've been trying to think of what I should..."
No Entry Hall? Create the Illusion of One
You can create the feeling of an entry hall even when your door opens straight into the living room. Here are 13 tricks to try
"frame and drywall. The bathroom is the standard 5 ft width so if I wanted to have a proper... over the fireplace in the inglenook (only place for it). The biggest problem is for... into the drywall). If the post where the living room corner is (foreground) is load-bearing... near the fireplace? There are lots of options beyond those - an architect has a broader... Have a dry-waller blend in the seams. Fill in the gap where it meets the wall...."
Knotty and Nice: Highly Textured Wood Has a Modern Revival
"leave the fireplace wall and the stove cabinets/soffit alone with the crown intact.... work in drywall lined concrete office buildings. Being surrounded by wood at home is... build with drywall given the infinite variety of wood paneling, veneers, stone and other... The drywall in the bedrooms takes a beating, so now I am thinking I could install... them over drywall anyday. I agree with another poster: far too much whitewash on Houzz..."
Discover the Ins and Outs of Pocket Doors
Get both sides of the pocket door story to figure out if it's the right space separator for your house
"using 1/2" drywall on the walls covering each outside wall of the pocket for the door... with 1/4" drywall on top of that for added stiffness. I think I'll pursue that on our... by the fireplace in the room where everyone eventually sat and gathered. It's a bulky... out the drywall. It's very easy to make pocket doors accessible for older folks. Just... behind the drywall gives stability; as a widow living alone whose ears no longer function..."
Houzz Tour: Going Off the Grid in 140 Square Feet
WIth $40,000 and a vision of living more simply, a California designer builds her ‘forever’ home — a tiny house on wheels
"see a fireplace and skylights in a tiny home. The most appealing is the cost. For... control fireplace where everything within 2-3 steps (okay, from the loft because it's... lumber, and drywall. The bulk of the cost of a home is in the cabinetry, appliances, fixtures... on the fireplace and snow will surely ruin them on the screened porch. Put them in... like the fireplace. Her thrifty planning & execution of the overall construction apparently..."
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..."
Houzz Tour: From Shocker to Stunner in Houston
"interest. Fireplace well it's just ok to me no wow factor and not enough before pics... love the fireplace bricks, the white exterior with the pops of yellow and the outdoor... projects. The fireplace bricks, the less expensive but more interesting wood floors, etc... g the fireplace. Brilliant! Such a project is economically feasible in Houston. Both... The fireplace bricks were painted grey??? Could have fooled me. Glad they like..."
Houzz Tour: An Eclectic Ranch Revival in Washington, D.C.
Well-considered renovations, clever art and treasures from family make their mark on an architect’s never-ending work in progress
"done. The fireplace stone is beautiful, and I especially like the novel use of the cedar... beautiful! The fireplace wall is perfection. I keep scrolling back to that photo. I like... Love the fireplace wall, and especially the sight line from the front door to the bamboo... The fireplace is stunning and I love the greenery visible through all those wonderful... over the fireplace is magical. Also a kitchen I could work in. Stunning, it's as if..."
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..."
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..."