Create A Distinctive Stacked Stone Fireplace
Stacked stone fireplace – creates a dramatic focal point in your room. Re-coat an existing brick fireplace with your choice of stone exteriors to completely change the look of any space. Certain stone products require a plywood substrate for trouble-free installation; install the wood over the brick to create a platform for the stone. A stacked slate fireplace fits nicely into a rustic, contemporary or traditional design room. The uneven texture and multiple colors inside each piece of natural slate create a distinctive pattern for your home and fireplace ring.
Stack natural slate stone directly on top of an existing brick fireplace, or cover stacked stone fireplace with plywood, if you prefer substrate that is flatter. Glue natural stacked slate stones to a brick or plywood substrate with thin layer mortar. Decorate your home with stone veneers if the natural stone options are out of your budget. Stone veneers are composite materials of real stone; which are lightweight and easy to install than dense natural stone. This economical stone design option is placed on any hearth surface that is structurally sound. The finished home appears to be made of solid, natural stones.
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Stone veneers are available in sections that lay flat and fit corners. Natural river stones create a rustic, casual stove style that is also a dramatic focal point for your room. Natural river stones have different shapes and sizes, creating an engaging hearth and stacked stone fireplace with multiple contours. Install river stones to make a hearth with thin layer mortar. Face your home with marble or granite tiles to add an air of elegance to your home. Polished stone stoves represent the beauty of natural stone without the rustic elements found in other types of natural stones. Cover an existing brick fireplace with plywood before installing polished stone tiles with adhesive mortar.