Are Brick Fireplaces Outdated?

A fireplace can be a handsome and dramatic focal point of nearly any living space. It’s one of those cozy home features that’s a very desirable architectural detail for many homebuyers. Are brick fireplaces outdated? Short answer: NO.  But what if your fireplace is trapped in another decade? What if it’s a testament to the … Continued

Whitewashing Brick

Whitewashing brick is the on-trend practice of applying a very thin layer of watered-down paint to brick. The technique typically tones down the natural colors of masonry, and oftentimes extreme variations in appearance, but still allows the natural textures of the brick to come through. It’s a relatively quick solution for many homeowners wanting to … Continued