If your fireplace needs a reface, here we will show you step by step how to do it yourself. Your fireplace is most likely the centerpiece of your living room. If it has seen better days, why not give it a custom refinish with your choice of tile, stone, brick, marble, or other material. You can also get creative and choose the perfect wooden trim that will surround your fireplace to match your style. When finished, you can spruce things up with different fireplace accessories! The total cost of this fireplace reface project was around $400 and took about 7 hours. The amount of money and time it will take you to complete this project will vary depending on different variables. Below we will show how to reface a fireplace the easiest way possible with the minimum amount of money.
Materials Needed For A DIY Fireplace Reface:
- Cement Board
- Wooden Trim
- Tile, Stone, or Brick
- Thin Set
- Brad Nails
- Drywall Spackle Compound
- Liquid Nails (Construction Adhesive)
- Paint (Your choice of color)
- Wood Screws
Tools Needed To Reface A Fireplace:
- Pry Bar
- Utility Knife
- Putty Knife
- Caulking Gun
- Cordless Drill
- Wood Saw
How To Reface A Fireplace From Brick To Tile
For more great ideas and layouts for fireplace refacing, see this Pinterest fireplace refacing page for many creative and amazing ideas.
Updating Your Fireplace For Less
Whether you are looking to cover your existing fireplace with wood, brick, tile, stone, or any other material, there are many ideas and methods on YouTube and Images online that will assist you in creating the perfect fireplace!
DIY Stone Fireplace Surround
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