I have a chimney stone Gard with hood and I would like to make it less rustic, how to do without doing heavy work?
If you do not want to change the structure of your fireplace, you just have to revise it according to your tastes. After a good cleaning of your stone of Gard with a commercial laundry (Type St Marc), you can dress it with an effect coating or lime plaster. You can dress the metal beam with zinc foil.
You can also dress the hood with facing stones, slates, briquettes or even mosaics.
Be careful, always choose non-flammable and suitable materials and special glues that will withstand the heat.
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