Do you have a fireplace in your home? If you live in a country that has four seasons, I think you must have a fireplace. The fireplace is very useful when the winter season has come. The fireplace can give warmth to your home. It is a nice time if you are gathering with family and friends when the winter season. You gather with family and friends in the living room or family room while enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. Of course, you should light a fireplace to get warmth.
Indeed, the fireplace is an important and useful thing for your home. But, it is possible for the fireplace to get old and faded. The fireplace does not look attractive anymore. Of course, you should replace the old fireplace with the new one. But, some people can’t afford to replace the old fireplace with the new one. Don’t be disappointed! You can update your fireplace by painting fireplace tile. In this article, I would like to give you some tips on how to paint fireplace tile. Let’s check it out!
The first thing that you have to do in painting fireplace tile is cleaning thoroughly the fireplace tile. When you are cleaning the fireplace tile, make sure to clean the grout between tiles as well. If there are any stubborn dirt, you have to use special tile and grout cleaner to wipe out them. Make sure everything is completely dry before you continue the next step.
The next step is you need to sand fireplace tile. It purposes to rough up the fireplace tile in order that the paint can stick perfectly. Sand in both directions, up and down, then side to side. Make sure that fireplace tile is no longer feel smooth. So that you can move to the next step.
Now, it’s time to paint fireplace tile. First, you have to apply the primer. Choose the primer that appropriates to the glossy surface (fireplace tile). Apply the primer with two coats. Let it dry. Then, you can apply the paint. Choose high quality paint. Latex is a good choice for fireplace tile. Apply in one direction, up and down, or side to side.
That’s all about how to paint fireplace tile. I hope these tips will help you. And, I think you should try it. Good luck!