Painting A Red Brick Fireplace
A brick fireplace is given a fresh coat of white paint with an assortment of candle holders atop a rustic wooden mantel.
Painting a red brick fireplace. Then use the 6 roller with nap to paint the rest of the fireplace ensuring that the paint is applied as evenly as possible. Use a medium 120 grit. Metallic candleholders adorn the mantel offsetting the rusticity with a glamorous touch. The latter helps cover the surface of the brick which is likely not smooth.
When the first coat of paint dries apply a color wash and then quickly wipe it off with a clean dry towel. If you re remodeling a room and the new colors don t match the brick fireplace painting the fireplace is an inexpensive upgrade that make a huge difference in modernizing your interior design. Now that 5 years have passed i wanted to interview the owner of this brick. If you re painting the interior of a fireplace make sure you re using heat proof paint.
Always clean your brushes for future use. Once the primer is dry it s time to paint. Protect the floors and furnishings around your fireplace by placing canvas or plastic drop cloths over the. Using a stiff bristle brush doused in.
Attach blue painter s tape to the edges of adjoining walls and fireplace hardware that you don t want to paint. Choose indoor latex heat resistant paint either flat semigloss or gloss rated to withstand temperatures generated by the fireplace generally about 200 f and a roller designed for textured surfaces. Use the 2 brush and proclassic interior acrylic latex paint to paint the mortar along with any cracks and crevices of the brick. How to paint an outdated red brick fireplace 1.
To make the wash mixture mix one part blue paint and one part white paint with four parts of water. Make sure you buy around twice the amount of paint you d think you d need as porous brick will soak up a lot of paint. When the first coat of paint dries apply a colour wash and then quickly wipe it off with a clean dry towel. Use your roller or brushes to apply a paint formulated for masonry or a latex paint to the brick.
Paint the red brick with a deep shade of matte blue. Five years ago i bought a brick fireplace painting kit called brick anew to paint my brick fireplace in my family room. Step 1 due to the tendency of brick to accumulate grit you should wet and clean the brick fireplace prior to painting it to ensure better paint adhesion.