Covering conrete patch ...

Discussion in 'Project Photos' started by slquoue, Aug 12, 2021.

  1. slquoue

    slquoue New Member

    Hi all,

    I have a concrete patch left where tiles previously used to be, in a room that is mostly wooden flooring. I'm trying to decide what to do with it - options I can think of include:

    1. Paint it a neutral colour (but will still look out of place)
    2. Cover it with a small rug (might look a bit random!)
    3. Cover it with some sort of wooden chest/trunk
    4. Try to retile it (but then will still look weird I think have a random tiled patch in the room)

    It's in front of the chimney brickwork.

    Honestly don't know what the previous owner was thinking! Any ideas appreciated.
     

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  2. Ed311293

    Ed311293 New Member

    Is it not an old fireplace? Maybe knock it through?
     
  3. Abrickie

    Abrickie Screwfix Select

    That they didn’t want an open fireplace anymore :rolleyes:
     
  4. devnull10

    devnull10 New Member

    It'll have been there since the house was built probably - it's a safety thing with an open fire, like an extension of the hearth. It might be a stone slab on a brick base (ours is), in which case you could perhaps try lifting it and filling with wood flooring.
     

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