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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Hearth Tile Grout

I just used a black grout and pressed it into the cracks with a stir stick. Finishing up the last bits of grouting. The finished product after the grout was dry and cleaned from the tiles.

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Hearth Tile

To finish off the hearth, we just added some slate looking tiles we purchased at Menard’s.  All that’s left to do is add the grout.

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Hearth Edging

We purchased some oak veneer at Menard’s to use for the edging of the hearth.  The first thing I had to do was to route out the area so that the veneer would sit flush with the oak floor.  I … Continue reading

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Hearth

All of the bricks in the old hearth were loose and the mortar was pretty shot.  Since we had the new insert put in, we figured we should do something to make the hearth look a little better.  So, we … Continue reading

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Insert

After opening the fireplace, we contacted a local fireplace company to have them come out and inspect the chimney to see if it would be safe to use again.  They told us that the small firebox size and the age … Continue reading

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