Fireplace Mantel Refinishing

Our Fireplace Mantel Refinishing Process

  1. Mask off the work area.
  2. Remove the hardware from your Fireplace Mantel.
  3. Hand strip your Fireplace Mantel to remove the old finish.
  4. Neutralize your Fireplace Mantel to remove any impurities.
  5. Make all necessary repairs to your Fireplace Mantel.
  6. Gently sand your mantel as necessary.
  7. Wipe on the stain color of your choice.
  8. Apply multiple coats of sealer, scuffing between coats.
  9. Spray multiple top coats of finish in the sheen of your choice.
  10. Restore the hardware to its original condition.
  11. Reinstall the original hardware on your Fireplace Mantel.
  12. Clean up the work area.
  13. Go over our 10 Year Craftsmanship Guarantee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will you Refinish my Fireplace Mantel at my location?

That is entirely up to you, we can refinish your Fireplace Mantel in your home or it can be removed by your contractor so we can pick it up, refinish it at the shop, and deliver it back to you.

What if a piece of my Fireplace Mantel is missing?

We can recreate that piece for you and color it to match the rest of your Mantel. Once the repair & refinishing is complete no one will ever know a piece was missing.

How long does refinishing usually last?

That depends on who you hire. Elite Wood Refinishing uses the best products on the market and that is why we offer all of our clients a 10 year guarantee on our craftsmanship. Our refinishing projects are built to last a lifetime. With normal wear and tear a Fireplace Mantel Refinishing project should last at least 10 to 20 years.

Do you offer free refinishing estimates?

Yes you can email us a picture and measurements of your Fireplace Mantel to or call (636) 675-5033 for more information.

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