Brick fireplace paint ideas. Transform a dark dreary brick fireplace into a bright modern hearth with easy to apply paint. A quick way to update your home is to give your brick fireplace a makeover. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
Painting a brick fireplace. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and let dry completely.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. I admit when i saw the first paragraph i was prepared not to like it. Let me remind you of what my family room looked like when we moved in.
Take special care to remove any soot from around the fireplace opening. Lighten up a traditional fireplace with an easy to apply wash of inexpensive paint. Thoroughly wash the brick and grout using trisodium phosphate and a scrub brush.
Immediately after i met with sarah and discussed the option of painting their fireplace they got to work researching brick painting techniques. Its a very long room about 24 feet full of dark paneling and dark brick. Brick transformers is a brick staining and recoloring service that gives new life to old dark brick fireplaces walls and other brick surfaces.
A dark out dated fireplace can be changed into a bright and inviting space with just a coat of paint. 49 thoughts on how to whitewash brick our fireplace makeover donita january 24 2014. Again i used a 34 inch roller and it took another hour or so to get the whole fireplace covered.
Step 1 due to the tendency of brick to accumulate grit you should wet and clean the brick fireplace prior to painting it to ensure better paint adhesion. Following the kilz primer i applied behr masonry stucco and brick paint in white.