Top 5 Best Brick Fireplace Painting Products of 2019

The days of ugly red brick are over.

It’s 2019, and chances are if you’re reading this then you’re probably ready to do away with that old fireplace brick that’s making your house feel dated. Luckily, it’s easier (and cheaper!) than ever to transform your fireplace, instantly making it feel fresh and modern. Here’s our list of the top 5 brick paint products of 2019:

 

Best Standard White Paint: Sherwin Williams Duration Home Interior Acrylic Latex Paint w/Matte Finish

Pros:

  • Both paint and primer
  • No discoloration or roller marks
  • Moisture and stain resistant

Cons:

  • Expensive

 

 

Best for a Natural Look: Brick-Anew Fireplace Paint Kit

Pros:

  • Keeps natural look, feel, and texture of brick
  • Comes with all required tools, supplies, and tutorial video
  • Works on previously painted fireplaces

Cons:

  • Very expensive

 

 

Best for Whitewashing: Giani Brick Transformations Paint Kit

Pros:

  • Includes all required tools and supplies
  • Affordable price

Cons:

  • Results vary depending on paint/water ratio

 

 

Best for Limewashing: Romabio Classico Limewash Paint

 

Pros:

  • Breathable (no condensation in damp conditions)
  • Environmentally friendly (toxin-free)
  • Absorbs odors
  • Naturally bacteria-resistant and hypoallergenic

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Can’t be used on previously painted surfaces
  • Matching color of separate batches is very difficult

Check out our post on Romabio Limewash for a more in depth review!

 

 

Best Firebox Paint: Rutland Black Hi-Temp Paint

Pros:

  • Heat-resistant to prevent chipping/peeling

Cons:

  • Harsh fumes last for about 24 hours after painting

 

Have you had a positive experience with a different brick painting product? Let us know if we’ve missed something in the comments below!

 

Not sure which painting method is right for your fireplace? Read our Ultimate Guide To Fireplace Painting to learn more.

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