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Painting a Limestone Fireplace

Posted by teddybcall (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 19:15

Hi, I would love to paint our limestone fireplace white but I am getting mixed messages from contractors. 1 said they can do it but 2 said you can't paint limestone that it will just flake off. Has anyone done this and if so can you share how it turned out and/or any pictures? I'm looking to paint ours white. It is currently cream with brown and gold. Thanks!

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RE: Painting a Limestone Fireplace

Painting stone or brick of any type is a very bad idea. Both from an aesthetic viewpoint and a functional one. It takes a beautiful almost zero maintenence surface and turns it into a fake high maintenence one.

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