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How to Create a New Hearth

Creating a new hearth can be an easy process. Use these step-by-step instructions to create a concrete hearth that is plastered to look...

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Top 31 Hearths Projects

  1. 1. Hearth Room Vent Hood (05:20)

    Paul Ryan shows a homeowner how to install a new range hood.

  2. 2. Kitchen Island (20:01)

    The kitchen island is rebuilt out of plywood and salvaged cabinets.

  3. 3. Cleaning Brick Fireplaces (00:01:45)

    Try some of these ways to get stained, dirty bricks clean on a mantel.

  4. 4. Fireplace Makeover: Demolition and Veneer Preparation

    Before refacing the fireplace can begin, the existing hearth must be removed. Also, the fireplace must have a rough, porous surface for...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. Fireplace- Part 4 (05:19)

    Paul helps Julie refurbish a piece of butcher block from the old kitchen.

  6. 6. Soapstone Countertops- Part 2 (03:59)

    Granite countertops get a template made; the soapstone countertop is set.

  7. 7. Vent Hood- Part 4 (04:47)

    Paul Ryan and the Kitchen Renovations team updates a 1936 Cape Cod kitchen.

  8. 8. Island- Part 3 (04:16)

    A kitchen island gets rebuilt out of plywood and salvaged cabinets.

  9. 9. Installing a Marble Hearth and Wooden Fireplace Surround

    Follow these steps to refresh your fireplace with a marble hearth and wooden fire surround.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  10. 10. How to Give Your Fireplace a Facelift

    These simple instructions take you through the steps — from start to finish — for transforming a dated fireplace using natu...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. How to Install a Granite Hearth

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install a beautiful granite hearth in your home.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. Soapstone Countertops- Part 4 (06:05)

    Granite countertops get a template made; the soapstone countertop is set.

  13. 13. Fireplace- Part 3 (04:15)

    Paul helps Julie refurbish a piece of butcher block from the old kitchen.

  14. 14. How to Tile a Hearth

    Use these step-by-step instructions to apply ceramic tiles over a brick hearth.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Reface a Fireplace with Stone Veneer

    Give a brick-faced hearth a new look in four simple steps.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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