How to build a fireplace surround can be applied in the simple way. The fireplace is the addition furniture in your house for giving the warmth on the winter season or in the night when you need the adding heater. Having the stylish and functional fireplace is everyone wants. Most of people are arranging the fireplaces surround for completing the house design and appearance of your interior style.
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These are the easy steps for creating the fireplace surround. For creating the side columns of the surround, use MDF to construct two rectangular boxes with open backs. Use the boxes for measuring the distance of the brick with the mantel to the floor. Lay the newel post in front of the boxes with the opposite open end. Center the post on the box and remove the post and flip the box over. Repeat the process for the other box. Gives the sand and seal gaps by the nail with painter’s caulk. Use the paint spray for the columns. Then, cut two pieces of MDF got the cleats in the wall of the columns. The cleats should be less than the height and width of the box column. Use the wall screw for securing the cleat of the wall on your fireplace.
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Finish the secure of the column by using the nail. The mantel of your crown molding should be larger than the existing mantel for connecting the old and new mantels. Level the cleats with shims for the secure mantel and fasten the molding up from the existing mantel to the new mantel with the nail set and hammer for the surface of it. The fireplaces surround is the stylish and unique fireplace with the cone shape of the fireplace. It is suitable for any house design. By conducting the simple ways for creating the concrete fireplace, you will have the fireplace surround in the safety and simple design. Enjoy your new fireplace surround!