A Fireplace Makeover: The Newest Trend in Home Improvement

In this article from the Houston Chronicle, the editors talk to multiple interior designers and contractors. The topic? The modern fireplace and how common it is requested in home improvement. These experts agreed, “homeowners rarely call asking about a new fireplace, but when they suggest including it in big-room makeovers, the results are game changers.”

While is is more often a low priority for a homeowner to think about updating, a fireplace makeover can completely change the look and feel of a room, especially with old and outdated fireplaces (See image below). Check out the Article for some home improvement inspiration and to see how big of an impact an updated fireplace can have!

Old Brick Fireplace

While the ideas in this article are large projects carried out by professionals, you can easily modernize and update your fireplace with a variety of paints and techniques. Check out our Ultimate Fireplace Painting Guide for more tips and ideas!

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