Fireplace remodel

Project by BTC posted 621 days ago 2394 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got to remodel the fireplace.

Remodel Includes:
New Insert gas fireplace
Built in book shelves
Storage under benches
False backs to hide wires
PVC pipe to take wires to TV
LED ribbon lighting


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View MarkTheFiddler's profile


445 posts in 667 days

posted 621 days ago

Oh yeah! NICE improvement. Great idea on the storage!

-- Working on my home for 2 years and counting.

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28 posts in 662 days

posted 621 days ago

That’s some really nice work, AND good design. Got any mid-way pictures? I’m curious how you built out the wall to include PVC piping to hide the TV wires.

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198 posts in 1231 days

posted 620 days ago

That really turned that outdated fireplace into something special.
Nice work. The LED’s really are a great touch.

-- The difference between a pro and an amateur, an amateur points out his mistakes

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258 posts in 1701 days

posted 620 days ago

What a difference. Nice work. Aren’t LED lights great? I would use them over most other lighting (for accent). Good job.

-- No matter how many times I measure, I always forget the dimensions before I cut.

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7 posts in 595 days

posted 595 days ago

Giving a boost to the blah effect of the old fireplace! Great work!

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206 posts in 1712 days

posted 576 days ago

Nice Fireplace Mantel.


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Dean Ashby

14 posts in 503 days

posted 442 days ago

A great makeover! Now your fireplace has a refreshing concept and looks clean and neat. I really like the book shelves you have came up with and the storage benches are really practical in hiding the mess away. I have also read about the false back to hide untidy wirings but never had the chance to actually go through the step-by-step guidelines to DIY one for my house. Such a job well done! Congrats!

-- Dean Alexander Ashby - http://www.ezestore.com.au

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6 posts in 446 days

posted 435 days ago

Great improvement! The storage idea is very useful and somehow remodeled this way , the whole space feels more comfortable and relaxing! Thumbs up!

-- Emma Sanders, http://www.flooringfirst.co.uk/

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5 posts in 292 days

posted 292 days ago

The ‘now’ fireplace looks sleek, modern and clean. What I like about it is that it has ample storage space to display mementos and photos, as well as storage for books. This creates the space as not only to get heat during cold days, but a great place to relax, mingle and spend time with family members. Since I have young children, I would add one feature to secure the fireplace. A grill perhaps that would act as a ‘mini gate’ would be a great temporary addition.

-- Edward Thirlwall: http://www.supercheapstorage.com.au

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28 posts in 662 days

posted 290 days ago

Wow! What an improvement!

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