Painting An Old Stone Fireplace
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Painting an old stone fireplace. You need to put a three in one primer down which includes a primer sealer and undercoat using a roller remember. Once the paint was applied i sponged off the paint using a damp rag. Use a brush to go over any missed spots. If you had asked me a year ago i would ve said.
The paint wash was the consistency of and color of whole milk. And this is why. 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.
But first i tried cleaning it. Let the caulking dry before. When i built this house in 2005 i chose this original stone. Supplies for whitewashing a stone fireplace include.
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. Mar 3 2020 explore angie malone s board painted stone fireplace on pinterest. Fireplace before i wanted. There is a wild debate out there.
Instead of brushing the paint wash on we stippled and shoved the paint into the groves of the rock. With a paintbrush renee applied the paint to the fireplace. I tried scrubbing it with a brush and using spray nine. Once your primer is dry use caulking to fill in any cracks in the stonework.
I once saw a stone fireplace that was painted and it was a gloppy shiny weird mess. But nothing got the burn marks and soot stains off the stone as well as i would have liked. But over time the mantel became harder to blend in with my current decorating style and appeared more like a patchwork quilt. Paint has always been my friend when it comes to giving my house a fresh new look.
I had actually been researching just how to paint a stone fireplace.