What is the best Colour to paint a fire surround?

Painting your fireplace in neutral colors is the safest thing you can do. Because they are not cold or hot, these shades fit virtually any hue. A crisp white paint color on your fireplace can provide a nice lift to your space, but if your space needs a softer touch, off-white tones like ivory or cream might be better.

Can a fireplace surround be painted?

For your paint, the general rule for fireplace surrounds is an indoor, latex, and heat resistant paint. You can select either flat, semi-gloss or gloss, depending on what look you want your fireplace surround to have.

Should I paint fireplace surround?

A fireplace anchors any room it’s in, even if it doesn’t actually work. And whether you want to disguise it and make it less visually obvious or enhance its architectural allure, paint is the best way to do so.

What color should I paint the brick around my fireplace?

Tan, beige, cream and light gray blend in for a natural look. Soft shades of black and gray work well with contemporary style rooms. Whitewashing, painting a solid light neutral color, or using a product such as Brick-Anew to create a “real brick” look will blend in with any decor.

Do you need special paint for a fireplace mantel?

Choose an indoor latex paint for the surround: you want a flat, semi-gloss, or gloss paint that is rated to withstand high temperatures generated by a fireplace (around 250° C / 480° F). Painting a wood frame or mantel with this type of paint is always a good idea.

How do you revamp a fireplace surround?

But if your mantel is looking a little tired there are lots of budget-friendly, practical tips to give it a makeover.

  1. Start by giving it a good clean.
  2. Brush it up with paint.
  3. Embrace the materials.
  4. Whitewash it.
  5. Tile in style.
  6. Fit a floating beam.
  7. Replace the mantelpiece.
  8. Try a faux fire.

Should a fireplace be painted with semi-gloss?

Gloss Levels A semi-gloss paint is an ideal choice because it gives you a solid, durable surface that withstands the heat put out by the fireplace while reflecting light from the flames. It is stain-resistant and easy to clean.