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Home Remodeling  /  February 20, 2017

4 Budget-Friendly Upgrade Ideas to Transform Your Fireplace

Upgrading your fireplace can transform your living space into the center of your interior. A beautiful fireplace grabs people’s attention. Fortunately, there are plenty of budget-friendly fireplace ideas. Handyman Connection of Rockville explains more:

  1. Use Color to Make Your Fireplace More Interesting – Your fireplace is already at the center of your living space. You can use this to great effect by painting your fireplace in a complementary color. This is an affordable way to make your interior look more distinctive using a feature that your home already has. If you need more help with color selection, then our painting experts will be glad to assist you.
  1. Get the Marble Look for Less – Installing marble in your fireplace can be very costly and might not be approved if you have a landlord. You can achieve the same effect by using marble look adhesive paper and covering existing tiles. This is an inexpensive update that you can easily undo if you want to improve it.
  1. Make Your Fireplace Bright and Beautiful – Some fireplaces look dark and dated. You can update them by whitewashing the brick using an affordable process. Brush using white paint with an eggshell finish in small sections of the fireplace. Then wipe it down with rags to remove most of the pain. Do this until you achieve the lightness you want, then sand over all the bricks with a medium grit sanding sponge. This should give a whitewashed fireplace with a rich texture.
  1. Accentuate Your Fireplace with Art – Your fireplace is a good backdrop for a series of artwork with repeating themes and colors. Use this opportunity to add a bit of your personality to your interior decor and choose art that you like. If you are decorating on a budget, then you can use an art book and cut out and frame your favorite pieces.

These are just some of the ways you can make your fireplace more appealing. If you need more ideas then give Handyman Connection of Rockville a call. We are an expert in a wide variety of home maintenance services. If you have an upcoming project planned, then we can help you with carpentry, maintenance, painting, plumbing, remodeling, and many other services. Give us a call to learn more budget-friendly fireplace upgrade ideas. You can also ask for an estimate.

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