How to Paint Brick and Stone - A Beautiful Mess

Oct 30, 2015 · To paint or not to paint brick and stone can be a bit of a polarizing topic. So if you like your masonry au naturel, then that’s totally cool, but if you’re into the painted stone look (I totally am), then you want to do it right the first time so you don’t end up with a peeling mess later.…

How to Paint Fireplace Stones Hunker

If you plan to paint fireplace stones, there are a pair of important factors you will need to consider before you begin. First, because stone is ill-suited for paint adhesion, you must condition the surface by applying a primer, or the paint will peel from the fireplace soon after application.…

Painting Stone Better Homes & Gardens

A: You can paint most stone fireplaces (limestone, sandstone, and river rock do not lend themselves to painting), but be sure you will like the results, because once applied to stone, paint is difficult to remove. If you are convinced paint is the answer, spend some quality time in preparation.…