Fireplace mantels for stone fireplaces put a comforting touch on every home. Adding a stone fireplace to your home is also more feasible because you can do it yourself. Stones for your stove are available in a variety of shapes, colors and textures. You also have the opportunity to use real stones or fabricated stones, such as stacked rock or river rock. Your choice of stones makes your fireplace individualized and eye-catching.
To install the fireplace mantels for stone fireplaces you need to prepare the wall where you want the stove to go. You need to place a large piece of builder on the wall around your fireplace and stick it on the wall from the bottom up and attach a metal rib to the wall over the blanket. The shrug-like ribs on the rib must be directed towards you. The crops attach the mortar and keep it in place. You should bend the ribs around the corners of the existing fireplace. Once you have placed metal ribs, nail it into place. You must cover ribs with mortar and fill in all the scallop-like protrusions.
Before you start placing your rocks around your fireplace mantels for stone fireplaces, you need to have a good idea of how you want it to look. Put the stones on the ground in the pattern you think will look the best. Once you have measured the corners, score them using a mill. You should score the backs of the hinges to about half the thickness of the stone. Remove excess material from corner pieces using a brick hammers to create a more natural look. At the same time, spray the area of the wall with water where you will install the stone.