How Do You Redo A Fireplace Mantel?
The mantel tops off the fireplace, adding the final decorative element of the area. If your mantel isn’t making a good impression, a quick renovation will update it. Changing the mantel doesn’t require a hefty investment. Simple changes can transform the mantel and the entire fireplace area. Always set your budget before you begin making plans to keep the project on track. Keep the budget in mind as you make decisions about how to renovate your mantel. Assess the current fireplace mantel to determine what needs to be changed. Make a list of the things you like and dislike about the mantel. Consider all factors such as the color, size, height, material, style and its decorations. Take measurements of the mantel and the surrounding fireplace. This gives you an idea of how much room you have to work with in the renovation. Look around the room to determine the overall decorating style. Decide if the current mantel fits into that style. If not, make some notes on how to renovate the mantel