As you know, a marble fireplace adds elegance and warmth to any home. Also, marble fireplaces come in many varieties and their installations are quick and easy. Besides, they are easy to maintain and clean. (Why choose a marble fireplace?) However, marble as any other natural stone may discolor, crack or the passage of time makes it seem older. In order to fix these little damages, there are many ways that you can use to modernize or reinvent your marble fireplace. Now, I want to share with you 4 tips to modernize and reinvent your marble fireplace:
- Marble slab over marble slab
If your marble fireplace was made with slabs and the original marble slabs are in good condition, without damages, you can put marble slabs over older marble slabs in order to change its entire exterior. At latest, you should sand the new marble slabs, especially if your original marble fireplace was polish marble.
- Give color to your marble fireplace
Only if your marble fireplace is in a dry place, it is possible to paint over marble. Do not forget to clean and seal the marble surface.
- Use marble slabs
One way to make and have a new marble fireplace is to use marble slabs, so you can use them where you need to fix the marble damages. The biggest advantage of using marble slabs is that you can choose any design to your marble fireplace. Also, you can choose a new color for your room.
- Replace the old marble by a new one
If your original marble fireplace is very damage and crack, the best option to make a new marble fireplace is to replace the old marble by a new one. You may take into account how the original marble slabs were installed, because you can replace them immediately. Do not forget to clean and seal the marble surface