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How to Install a Floating Mantel

One of the best ways to brighten a dark brick fireplace is by installing a floating mantel. This project shows you how to install one sturdy enough to hold heavy objects.

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Materials

  • fireplace mantel
  • lag bolts
  • vent sleeve
  • silicone

Tools

  • tape measure
  • level
  • drill
  • masonry bit
  • angle grinder

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