The after looks very nice, but generic, while the before had lots more drama.
Before & After: Lightening Up a Guest Bath
|1/25/12 12:17 PM|
We had something similar to this installed last year after we moved in, but it looks more like this http://www.cleansweepfireplace.com/i/Accessories/chimney-cap-locktopii-fireplace-damper.jpg.
Keep Warm Air In: Chimney Damper the Fireplace
|10/31/11 11:35 AM|
I definitely agree that it's the glossy paint in #1 that makes it problematic. I'm don't particularly care for painted brick, but sometimes there is no choice.
Bold Black Fireplaces
|12/17/10 10:43 PM|