powered by
Discussions
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Professionals
Users
Need help with 3 sided fire place?
Rita Amir
January 8, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Rita Amir
Hi, I have a 3 sided fire place between my living and dinning room but it just sits there! I want to open the top and ad a shelf to it but don't know how to find out where the fire places canal locate it, how I can find out what is inside the wall without opening it?
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Red Rock Pools and Spas and Red Rock Contractors
You will likely have to open it. I cannot see enough from your photos, but you might be able to look in the attic and see what kind of duct work there is and where it runs. There are direct vent fireplaces that use a pretty small duct. However if it is masonry it would be more complicated and larger. Rigid also make a pretty good snake camera that can go through a 3/4" hole. You could poke a small hole in the wall behind the art work and see what is in there.
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 8:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Rita Amir
That's a great idea, thanks. May be would work with plumbers mirror, I think it's easier and cheaper! Have to look at both options.
Thanks
Rita
0 Likes   January 10, 2013 at 6:24PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need help changing my brick fire place into a tiled fire place
Can I put tiles straight on top of brick and can I...
Joanna Scott
saffire1
Need help with fire place
I would like to order 2 decorative fire place from...
alameri52
Fire place needs help!
Have a living room fire place that needs design help,...
Corey Palmieri
Need help with fire place
I need to transform this fire place to more updated...
raghadlepley
More Discussions
VANDYKE GLAZE - What Color Glaze Should I Use for My Kitchen Cabinets?
I need help choosing a color for my walls and a color...
angbates
kitchen paint color
Does anyone have any advice on what color I should...
asbw
Need Help on updating an ugly fireplace!
I first wanted to completely gut it out as I kind of...
solarity
Exterior Need help on window ideas for the upstairs addition
I don't know how to tie in the windows on the upstairs...
acromom
Help Bring Familky Room to life
I am seeking advice on how to breath some life into...
Jayne Watson
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.