Good Questions: Fireplace Help?

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Dear AT,

A friend moved into a place that has the most hideous fireplace, she asked me for advice and I was left clueless. Any recommendations, short of removal or finding a new friend?

Thank you,


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Dear Michael,

We’re just happy that your friend agrees with you that it’s hideous.

Let’s open this one up to the readers. Anyone?