The brick fireplace paint and makeover ideas that can be done with your own hands are quite simple. There are some strategies of renewing the design of your chimney place with small expenses and a great result. You will be quite surprised what can be done with so little effort.
So if you are eager to know how to paint a brick fireplace, these suggestions are for you. First, you should do the scrubbing of your chimney place. You can do it with the special brush with wires. After removing all the dirt by means of the brush you may make a mixture of water and some vinegar and then rub the bricks with this mixture to clean them completely and get them ready for covering with colour. Then you have to take some special paint inside fireplace brick and this type of paint must be able to resist heat of the fire. It is desirable to put several layers of such colour. Then you should paint a brick fireplace very thoroughly and attentively with the rest of the paint. You should paint all the corners and holes in the fireplace, so finally when you look at the hearth or stand by it the spots that have been painted in a bad way or unpainted were not left. Make sure you put on several layers of the dye.
If you wish to get some more changes into the new design of a chimney place you may put a mantel on it or change it for the new one. The mantel may be made of various materials but the wood material is especially popular with the most people. Just you have to be sure that the design and style of a mantel and a fireplace are in harmony and they complete each other without looking ridiculous.