🔥DIY Budget Fireplace Makeover – Part 1: Demo Day

Mar 25, 2022 | Home & Shop Improvement

I start my DIY budget fireplace makeover. Day 1 is demo day. I’m removing bricks from the mantel, up to the ceiling.

If you’re looking for an easy way to update your living room on a budget, this video is for you. I’m going to show you how to transform your old and outdated brick fireplace into this beautiful elegant DIY painted wood one. With just a few tools and materials, you’ll have the perfect focal point for your living room in no time at all!

Check out Part 2 – Mantel Build
Check out Part 3 – Finishing Construction


Video Transcript

hey everyone welcome back to workshop and home today i'm starting a multi-part series on remodeling this fireplace [Music] so we've lived in this house for about three years and the boss aka my wife is tired of looking at this this is what i refer to as the 90s hole and for all you kids out there that don't know what this is for back in the olden days we had these huge televisions that weighed about 900 pounds someone had the brilliant idea of putting a big hole in the wall so 20 years later someone could go and cover that hole and that's what we're going to do here so the idea for this fireplace renovation is to remove the bricks along the top of this fireplace and then cover the hole and replace it with something more modern i got my demo hammer so let's get started [Music] [Music] don't forget to like and subscribe and hit that little notification bell down there so you don't miss any of this renovation [Music] do [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] [Music] well as you can see the bricks on top of the fireplace are demoed and i am tired and everything is dusty it's time to clean and hit the showers in the next video i'll be framing up the wall we're gonna put a ship lap up there and then also we'll be doing a mantle in future episodes so until then we'll see you next time [Music] you