Tips to Resurface Your Gas Fireplace Surround

The surround to your fireplace is an important element of your interior design. If your surround is beginning to wear down or it simply looks outdated, then you’ll want to replace it. The fireplace is the focal point in any room it’s in, which means a shoddy looking surround is going to greatly affect the overall design of the room. The following is a basic guide to resurfacing your radiant gas fireplace surround:

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    The first thing you will want to do is to measure the fireplace surround. Once you have done this, create a line on the wall. The line needs to be perfectly plumb so that when you attach the first panel, all other panels will be plumb as well.

  • Next, you’ll need to cut down your panels to the right size using a circular saw. Double check your measurements as making any mistakes while cutting can be costly.
  • Once you have cut your panels, fit them together by matching up the lines. Use screws to attach the panels and use sandpaper and caulk to smooth out rough edges.

Use these steps to resurface your fireplace surround. Contact us at Valor Radiant Gas Fireplaces for all your fireplace needs.

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