Painting An Old Stone Fireplace
I tried scrubbing it with a brush and using spray nine.
Painting an old stone fireplace. There is a wild debate out there. If you had asked me a year ago i would ve said. Well can i just paint the frigging thing. But nothing got the burn marks and soot stains off the stone as well as i would have liked.
A lot of this goes for ugly brick fireplaces too but today i am focusing on the ugly stone fireplace. I tried good ol dawn dish soap. I tried cleaning the stone fireplace with tsp. I had actually been researching just how to paint a stone fireplace.
I once saw a stone fireplace that was painted and it was a gloppy shiny weird mess. Gray chalk paint white chalk paint a sturdy chip paintbrush with stiff bristles water medium sized plastic container to mix paint a dropcloth sponge or damp rag and extra rags for clean up stone cleaner ba link plastic gloves paint tape. Painting the fireplace 1. But over time the mantel became harder to blend in with my current decorating style and appeared more like a patchwork quilt.
The paint wash was the consistency of and color of whole milk. But first i tried cleaning it. Use a brush to go over any missed spots. Supplies for whitewashing a stone fireplace include.
Paint has always been my friend when it comes to giving my house a fresh new look. And this is why. When i built this house in 2005 i chose this original stone. Once the paint was applied i sponged off the paint using a damp rag.
Let the caulking dry before. Instead of brushing the paint wash on we stippled and shoved the paint into the groves of the rock. Fireplace before i wanted. You need to put a three in one primer down which includes a primer sealer and undercoat using a roller remember.
Mar 3 2020 explore angie malone s board painted stone fireplace on pinterest.