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    Stove Paint and Fireplace Paint

    When your fireplace begins to look dingy, it may be time for a new coat of stove paint. With the intense heat of gas units, fireplace paint is your best option. Fireplaces offer utility and ambiance. And finding the perfect gas stove paint, wood stove paint, or complementary accessories, can make all the difference for the later category; heat resistant paint for fireplaces is readily available at, where we offer a wide variety of high temperature paints specifically designed to be used on fireplaces. One of our best sellers is the Stove Bright Metallic Black Stove Paint. This spray paint option is great for touching up worn, chipped, scratched, or heat bleached areas on your gas stove or fireplace. The Charcoal Color is also popular! Bright Stove also offers their spray, high heat fireplace paint in a variety of other colors. If you'd prefer to use a paint brush to apply high heat fireplace paint, Rutland 1,200 Degree Black Stove Paint is another bestseller on our site.

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    50 Questions & 46 Answers
    from AR asked:
    July 27, 2017
    Do you have the color satin black available in gallon size?
    1 Answers
    We only offer gallons of brush-able paint in black and the rest of the paint we offer will be in spray cans.
    Will M.
    on July 28, 2017

    from St Louis, MO asked:
    June 30, 2017
    I have a masonry fireplace with a Terra Cotta exterior cap glue that I wish to paint now that I have sealed some cracks in the exterior. What do you suggest that would tolerate the heat? And do you have a paint in Terra Cotta color for exterior use?
    1 Answers
    I would recommend using Stove Brite paint. The color chart is shown in the thumbnail below, as a few different colors are close.
    on June 30, 2017

    from Boston, MA asked:
    June 27, 2017
    I have a cast iron 'vessel' that holds water to humidify the room when I fire up my wood stove. The paint is failing, rust, etc. I have arranged to have it thoroughly cleaned by sand blasting (it is important because its top is a steam breathing multi-hued dragon), but am at a loss for a finish. Will one of these products do the job? The container is a 10 inch oval with 4 inch high sides.
    1 Answers
    Any one of those hi-temperature paints will be sufficient to re-paint your dragon steamer. As far as coverage, I would say that one should do the job quite well.
    on June 27, 2017

    from Edwardsville, IL asked:
    June 12, 2017
    I want to spray my gas logs white. Can I use high heat spray paint to change the color of the logs to look like Birch logs?
    1 Answers
    Unfortunately, no. None of the paint we offer should ever come into contact with direct flame.
    Will M.
    on June 13, 2017

    from NJ asked:
    June 12, 2017
    I want to paint the inside of my white fireplace black. What do you recommend?
    1 Answers
    Stove Bright high-temperature paint.
    on June 12, 2017

    from Martin, GA asked:
    March 15, 2017
    Which product is the best choice for painting bricks inside a gas fireplace (preferably a grey shade)?
    1 Answers
    The nearest item we carry would be the Stove Bright Metallic Gray Stove Paint - 43235.
    Brennan W.
    on March 15, 2017

    from Grand Prairie, TX asked:
    February 11, 2017
    Do you have a paint that will go on gas stove top grates or burners?
    1 Answers
    We will not offer any stove or grill paint that may come into contact with direct flame. I would contact the manufacturer of your gas range for further advice.
    Will M.
    on February 13, 2017

    from MN asked:
    February 2, 2017
    Do you have touch up paint (rather than spry paint)?
    1 Answers
    Touch up paint is normally a listed part number in the product literature for your Hearth system and can be supplied by contacting the manufacturer directly.
    Will M.
    on February 2, 2017

    from Orange County, CA asked:
    January 30, 2017
    What paint is safe to use inside the fireplace to repaint the black grill that holds the fake logs?
    1 Answers
    As direct flame should never come in contact with any of the paint we offer after being applied, we would not be able to recommend a product.
    Will M.
    on January 31, 2017

    Toni Clerihew
    from Denton, Texas asked:
    January 16, 2017
    I would like to paint the brass around my fireplace doors a brushed nickel color. Can you suggest a paint that will work?
    1 Answers
    Unfortunately, we do not have a brushed nickel high heat paint available. The closest would be Silver Stovebright Stove Paint.
    Brennan W.
    on January 17, 2017

    from Dayton, Ohio asked:
    December 30, 2016
    Is there anything (other than paint) on buck stove to cover bare spots?
    1 Answers
    Typically, the only remedy for this is to use stove paint after properly preparing the stove surface for paint.
    Will M.
    on December 30, 2016

    from Vista asked:
    December 19, 2016
    I am looking for Stove Bright Paint in Pewter 6321. Where I can find it in Liquid one gallon, in San Diego?
    1 Answers
    As all of our products are offered online and we do not have any brick and mortar stores, I suggest contacting the manufacturer directly for this information.
    Will M.
    on December 20, 2016

    Robert Marino
    from Shortsville, NY asked:
    December 13, 2016
    Is it possible to see color samples?
    1 Answers
    Unfortunately, we do not have color samples that we can mail out.
    Brennan W.
    on December 14, 2016

    Robert Marino
    from Rochester, NY asked:
    December 13, 2016
    Does your web site have a color chart for paint colors?
    1 Answers
    Each individual product page for the various paint colors should have a color chart.
    Will M.
    on December 13, 2016

    Jack Williams
    from Lodi, California asked:
    December 7, 2016
    How do I remove stove bright paint from glass?
    1 Answers
    Per the manufacturer, you would want to either gently use a razor to edge the paint off, or to use a lacquer thinner and a very soft cloth (if this is done, you will need to be extremely careful because if the window has a finish, it will eat away at it).
    Brennan W.
    on December 7, 2016

    from New York asked:
    November 19, 2016
    I have a stone fireplace that has stone in the terracotta colors. Can I paint it gray?

    from Seadrift, Texas asked:
    November 15, 2016
    I am looking for small cans of colored paint to create an intricate display on my Old Hickory wood stove.

    JoAnne Radabaugh
    from Houston, TX asked:
    November 14, 2016
    I need to repaint the inside of my fireplace with a high gloss, high temperature black paint to match the front sides which are still glossy. What do you recommend? I prefer to use a brush instead of spray can?

    Todd Bossier
    from Baton Rouge, Louisiana asked:
    November 3, 2016
    We just remodeled our home, and the stone inside our fireplace doesn't match. Is there a grey paint that I can use on stone or ceramic tile? I can only find fire resistant pain that is primarily used on steel.

    from Fort Wayne, IN asked:
    October 16, 2016
    Do you sell the black paint color in gallon size?
    1 Answers
    The largest brushable paint size we carry is the Rutland 1,200 Degree Black Stove Paint - 1 Pint.
    on October 17, 2016

    from NY asked:
    October 15, 2016
    Can I paint my fake brick inserts? I believe they are ceramic, but they feel like styrofoam.
    1 Answers
    Ceramic fireplace panels used in gas fireplaces can indeed be painted with a high temperature paint.
    on October 17, 2016

    from Stanford, KY asked:
    September 29, 2016
    Can you use any black spray paint on a gas cooking stove?
    1 Answers
    The paint we carry should not be used on cooking surfaces.
    Brennan W.
    on September 30, 2016

    from Dallas, TX asked:
    September 29, 2016
    Could you use this to touch up stained concrete in front of fireplace?
    1 Answers
    Our high heat paint could indeed be used to paint the concrete in front of a fireplace opening.
    Brennan W.
    on September 29, 2016

    from MI asked:
    September 28, 2016
    What paint should I use inside a metal gas fireplace insert?
    1 Answers
    Our high heat stove paints are suitable for use inside a gas fireplace insert.
    Brennan W.
    on September 29, 2016

    from FL asked:
    August 19, 2016
    I have a gas direct-vent fireplace, do I need a heat-resistance paint on the wood mantel?
    1 Answers
    High temp paint is normally not needed, so long as the mantel is installed at the recommended clearances provided in the installation manual for the fireplace. If installed and painted correctly, the painted mantel surface should never reach temperatures close enough to call for paint made to withstand 1200 degrees like what we have to offer. Also, all of the high temperature paint we offer will dry to a matte finish that is not typically sought after when painting a mantel.
    Will M.
    on August 19, 2016

    from Hutchinson, KS asked:
    June 28, 2016
    Can I paint the vent located outside from my gas fireplace? If so, what paint do you recommend?
    1 Answers
    Any of the 1200 degree paints we offer could be used, but you may need to roughen the surface of your vent components so the paint will adhere.
    Will M.
    on June 28, 2016

    from Austin, TX asked:
    June 13, 2016
    Can I use this paint on the grates for my gas cook top? Can I also use it on the cook top itself?
    1 Answers
    The paint we offer is not made for use on grates for gas ranges as it should not come into contact with direct flame. Additionally, the paint used for the cook top itself will be a factory enamel and not available in a spray can. The paint we offer will dry to a matte finish.
    Will M.
    on June 14, 2016

    from CA asked:
    March 19, 2016
    Which paint can I use on a brick fire box?
    1 Answers
    Most aerosol high temperature paints do not adhere well to brick, but a high silicone brush on paint such as the Rutland 1,200 Degree Black Stove Paint - 1 Pint will work well. These paints hold better to brick and do not lose their color like aerosols will.
    on March 21, 2016

    from Grandview, WA asked:
    February 10, 2016
    I have a Audra fire gas insert that is green with brass trim and I want to paint it a soft beige. What do I have to do to prep the stove?
    1 Answers
    The paint we offer will indeed cover the brass, but please follow these steps: 1. Wipe down the brass areas with a multi-surface cleaner to remove any residue that is present. 2. Using 80 grit sandpaper, lightly sand these areas until the surface is roughened. 3. Using a 50/50 mixture of water and vinegar, wipe down these areas again to remove all dust. 4. Begin applying the paint in very light coats. A total of 5 or 6 coats will be necessary, with approximately 5 minutes between coats. Make sure to avoid runs.
    Will M.
    on February 11, 2016

    from Scottsdale, AZ asked:
    February 6, 2016
    My tenant used a caustic cleaner on the grates and surface burner caps of my gas range and removed a lot of the original finish. Can I use this product on those stove parts to restore the finish?
    1 Answers
    Unfortunately, no. The paint applied to most ranges is a purpose formulated enamel type coating that will not give off gas like most high temperature paints will. This generally has to be special ordered from the manufacturer of the range.
    on February 8, 2016

    from Tazewell, VA asked:
    December 22, 2015
    I would like to paint the stone around my gas fire place to change the color. Do you have any recommendations?
    1 Answers
    I would recommend cleaning the area first with a product like the AW Perkins Brick and Stone Cleaner, but any of our paint options should work.
    Will M.
    on December 23, 2015

    from Seattle, WA asked:
    December 18, 2015
    I have a 25 year old free standing stove that I run a fire in daily. It has rust marks but still performs well. Which stove paint would work for me?
    1 Answers
    Any of our 1,200 degree Stove Bright paints work well for refinishing gas appliances and stoves, both inside the firebox and on the exterior of the body.
    on December 21, 2015

    from Silsbee, TX asked:
    December 2, 2015
    What surface preparation will be required before applying your Stove or Fireplace paint? What is the finish? What is the ratio of square footage coverage per can?
    1 Answers
    The area will need to be cleaned of any dust or debris before applying the paint. We carry paints that will be labeled either glossy, flat, or satin. Per the manufacturer, average coverage is 6 square feet for a 12 ounce can.
    Brennan W.
    on December 2, 2015

    from Costa Mesa, CA asked:
    November 28, 2015
    Can I use this Stove and Fireplace paint to paint the inside of a wood burning Heatilator manufactured fireplace?
    1 Answers
    For a gas burning application, this paint can indeed be used to coat the panels. It is not recommended for a wood burning application, as direct contact with flame is very likely to occur, which will discolor the paint.
    on November 30, 2015

    from Aberdeen, WA asked:
    November 21, 2015
    I am looking for the color Bronze to spray a fireplace front. Where could I find this?
    1 Answers
    The closest item we have to a true bronze is the Honey Glo Brown Stovebright Stove Paint. The color can be viewed on the swatch card available on the item page as a thumbnail image.
    on November 23, 2015

    from Waukee, IA asked:
    October 27, 2015
    Do you carry Stove Bright spray paint in Mojave Red for a woodburning stove?
    1 Answers
    The Mojave Red Stovebright Stove Paint can be found here.
    Will M.
    on October 27, 2015

    from IL asked:
    October 20, 2015
    Can I paint my ceramic gas logs with stove paint?
    1 Answers
    Our stove paints are not meant to be applied directly to gas log sets.
    Brennan W.
    on October 20, 2015

    from Marysville, WA asked:
    October 2, 2015
    Can I paint the brass details of a fireplace, its surround and doors?
    1 Answers
    You could indeed paint the door trim and surround of your fireplace using one of our high heat stove paints.
    Brennan W.
    on October 2, 2015

    from San Antonio, TX asked:
    September 15, 2015
    I purchase a stove approximately 2 years ago. Due to weather and my using it in the winter, it has become a bit tacky and rusty looking. What would you suggest that I purchase to bring it up to a nice looking appearance? I know that I can not re-store the copper on it so I thought that painting it would be an option. This is a wood burning stove.
    1 Answers
    Stove Bright Copper Gas Fireplace Surround Paint would be our suggestion for your application.
    Will M.
    on September 15, 2015

    from Fairfax, VA asked:
    September 15, 2015
    What is the best paint to use in the interior of a masonry wood burning fireplace box?
    1 Answers
    Painting the inside of a wood burning fireplace requires that you first clean the interior in order to prepare the surface. A product such as Muriatic acid works best. It should be handled carefully and used with heavy rubber gloves, as it can burn quite easily. After cleaning, a product such as the Rutland 1,200 Degree Black Stove Paint can be applied.
    Will M.
    on September 15, 2015

    from Dallas, TX asked:
    August 11, 2015
    I would like a spray paint for my fireplace doors and frame which is the closest in color to oil rubbed bronze. What color do you recommend?
    1 Answers
    The Stove Bright Metallic Rich Brown Stove Paint - 43225 dries to a fairly good representation of oil rubbed bronze. The only difference is that is does not feature as much red in the mix.
    Will M.
    on August 12, 2015

    from San Diego, CA asked:
    July 31, 2015
    I want to paint eh inserts in my gas fireplace. What kind of paint should I use?
    1 Answers
    Ceramic panels can be coated with a high temperature paint, such at the StoveBright product line. The paint will require heat to cure and may release a slight odor during the initial curing process, but the paint should not release an odor after the fact.
    Will M.
    on August 3, 2015

    from Spartanburg, SC asked:
    July 3, 2015
    Do you offer a high heat paint in a bronze finish for fireplace doors?
    1 Answers
    The Stove Bright Metallic Rich Brown Stove Paint - 43225 and the Stove Bright Goldenfire Brown Touch Up Paint - 43215 dry to more of an oil-rubbed bronze and the Honey Glo Brown dries to a finish similar to natural cast bronze.
    Will M.
    on July 3, 2015

    from Borger, TX asked:
    June 28, 2015
    I need to paint my brass fireplace screen that has glass doors. I need a color that is similar to rubbed bronze but a very dark brown with a matte or satin finish. I prefer not to have a shiny finish. Which paint would you recommend for that purpose? We do have a hot fires in the winter.
    1 Answers
    Either the Metallic Rich Brown or the Honey Glo Brown would be good choices for your project. The Honey Glo may be a slightly better choice, as it has more bronze in its base coloration.
    Will M.
    on June 29, 2015

    from Pittsburgh, PA asked:
    May 27, 2015
    I would like to paint the top of the terra cotta flue pipe at the top of my chimney. What paint should I use?
    1 Answers
    Brennan W.
    on May 27, 2015

    from Cranston, RI asked:
    May 25, 2015
    Do you need to prime the firebox of a fireplace prior to painting it with heat resistant paint?
    1 Answers
    While it does not need to be primed, it does need to be cleaned before applying the high temperature paint.
    Brennan W.
    on May 26, 2015

    from Los Angeles, CA asked:
    March 24, 2015
    Can this paint be applied to a cinder block fireplace?
    1 Answers
    This paint can indeed be applied to a thoroughly cleaned cinder block surface. Because of the porosity of cinder block, it would not be a bad idea to first skim the surface with a refractory cement, such as the Rutland Castable Refractory Fireplace Cement - 25 Pound Tub.
    on March 24, 2015

    from Phoenix, AZ asked:
    March 15, 2015
    I'm looking to paint the outside cover of my wood burning fireplace. It is gold and I would like to change the color to either a deep bronze or a cream color. What color and type of paint should I use?
    1 Answers
    For a paint that is cream in color, I would recommend Almond Stovebright Stove Paint. For deep bronze, the closest match would be either the Honey Glo Brown Stovebright Stove Paint or the Stove Bright Metallic Rich Brown Stove Paint.
    Will M.
    on March 16, 2015

    from Indianapolis, IN asked:
    March 13, 2015
    I am looking for a paint that I can paint a brick fireplace with that can stand high temperatures. I have a wood stove that sits on a fireplace hearth and half-way into the fireplace opening so the brick will get very hot. What can I use and are there different colors?
    1 Answers
    Any of our high heat paints found on this page would serve well for this application. A thorough cleaning of the brick would be recommended prior to painting.
    Kevin E.
    on March 15, 2015

    from Elicit City, MD asked:
    March 8, 2015
    I want to paint the inside of my fireplace black. I have seen some videos n painting the inside but I am unsure as to what paint to use or where to get it. It is a wood burning fireplace. What would you suggest?
    1 Answers
    Painting the inside of a wood burning fireplace requires that you first clean the interior in order to prepare the surface. A product such as muriatic acid works best. It should be handled carefully and used with heavy rubber gloves, as it can burn quite easily. After cleaning, a product such as the Rutland 1,200 Degree Black Stove Paint - 1 Pint can be applied.
    on March 9, 2015

    If you're stumped about which paint color to choose, let's review fireplace paint color ideas. Do you want your fireplace to stand out as the focal point of the room? If so, you'll need to choose a contrasting color - one that makes that fireplace pop! For instance, if you have light-colored walls, choose a bold color for your fireplace paint. Perhaps you'd prefer to let the fireplace blend with the walls. Keep the mantel and front a creamy white, beige, or other neutral color that coordinates well with your walls! Another neutral option is to choose a color for your fireplace from the same paint color family as your walls - just stick with a shade darker or lighter. At, we appreciate the fact that you're investing in your home when you upgrade your fireplace. That's why we offer a wide variety of high temp paint selections and free shipping for your order. There's no need to worry about spending a small fortune just to get your paint to your home!

    Consider the wealth of features and accommodations available with getting just the right option in your hands. One of our most popular options offers both color versatility and quality high-heat protection. With the ability to maintain its color up to 1200F and more features, it may be a standout among other online inventories, but not among ours. Imagine relaxing in your specially designed hearth decor with just as much attention to detail as would be necessary for your comfort. It's more than a dream with this catalog. From metallic mahogany, blue, rich brown, russet, gray, and more, your choices abound. We also offer vent paint, surround paint, primer paint, and convenient spray options, to complement the color choices of your stove. You'll find the best heat resistant fireplace paint available here at Don't hesitate to choose your ideal products and purchase today.

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