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hearth under old heater/ fireplace

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hearth under old heater/ fireplace

We are getting our hardwood floors sanded and polished in march.

 

Under the old gas heater/ old fire place there has obviously been a tiled hearth in the past,  these tiles have been ripped up to make the flooring even before the carpets were laid. 

 

When I rip up the carpet what is the best way to cover the ugly concreted gap between the floor boards and the wall where the old tiles would have been? 

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Re: hearth under old heater/ fireplace

@newby3377 Welcome to the Workshop Community! Would just a small strip of timber molding cover it?


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Re: hearth under old heater/ fireplace

Hi @newby3377,

 

Welcome to Workshop. Great to see you make your first post and get a prompt and helpful reply from Mitch. Is the old heater/fireplace staying? 

 

Feel free to give me a shout whenever you need a hand getting the most from the Workshop site. We look forward to reading more about your projects and plans for around the house.

 

Jason

 

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Re: hearth under old heater/ fireplace

Hello - if the fireplace is staying and if so - do you use it?

Of yes to both - could you make it a feature and re-tile? There are some stunning tiles out there and could save your timber as well. (photo a bit dark so can't see how much concrete is there).

 

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