Fireplace Renovation

ChrisRenoMarch 10, 2014

We want to refurbish our outdated brick wood burning fireplace. The bricks are held on by a Black mortar type material and almost impossible to remove. Can we just put the new mortar over top of this material? We are replacing the brick with a rock material. What is your advice?

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you can probably but it is going to make it very thick and heavy,basically what you are doing is cladding your own fireplace in stone. there's a website where you can find some tips that can help you decide if you want to do it yourself, might be helpful to have a look

Here is a link that might be useful: armchair builders

    Bookmark   March 13, 2014 at 10:29AM
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