Updating brick

Luckily she’s an artist and was able to come up with a really creative way for how to update a brick fireplace, without having to paint it.Personally I’m not a fan of painted brick but I loved her solution: concrete stain.Rework the exterior siding, if needed; stretch the home's appearance with irregular-shaped ledge stone, field stone or river rock, from the ground to the roof line around the entryway.Finish by using the same rock work below the windows along the front of the house.The day you apply the last coat of paint to the bricks on your home, is the first day paint degradation begins. I am brand new to blogging, so being able to introduce myself to you here and show you something I love is so exciting to me!This is the fireplace wall before: After: Did you say, “Wow! If the white wash look doesn’t light your fire, remember this fireplace makeover from Feb 13, 2012?

Without a doubt, painting is one of the least expensive and easiest ways to make a subtle or extreme change to a home’s interior or exterior design.

), many British home owners often think seriously about updating or refreshing the external appearance of their homes with a coat of fresh paint, exterior wall coating render wall finish, Painting brick or suchlike.

The most important word to remember about painting brick is: permanence. If you paint, or plan to have painted, a brick wall that has not been painted previously, it is a permanent finish and you can’t remove it once it has been applied.

This also applies to exterior wall spray finishes, trowel applied external render coatings and such like.

Wall coatings for bricks are outside wall finishes that are designed to be semi permanent.