Fireplace Design

A fireplace is an architectural component that is composed of a space made especially to contain a fire. It is an opening made in the bottom of a chimney. The opening is typically framed in an elaborate manner by a mantel, or mantelpiece. The firebox or fire pit refers to the open space found below the mantel where the fire is burned for warmth. Although this space is sometimes used for cooking, it is generally used for room-heating purposes.…

Electric Fireplace Inserts

Electric fireplace inserts, that’s the solution I have come up with to transform my out-of-date fireplace into an attractive center to the family room. After being faced with the reality of having to invest a bundle of money into restoring what the inspector called a ‘fire hazard’, I began surfing the net for an economical and easy solution. It didn’t take long to find the best option: The Electric Fireplace Insert. It offered everything I hoped for: an incredibly realistic flame effect and economical to operate.…

Stone fireplace surrounds

Fireplace makes you living room something special and you will often get the ‘wow’ effect with your guests if you build you fireplace right. Fireplace is much more than just a hole in a wall with chimney.

Fireplace design has really make a big step forward over last few decades. But fireplaces themselves have not changed much – the real difference is in fireplace surrounds. You can find a wide specter of surrounds from very modern and extravagant to antique classic designs.

Surrounds can be build from different materials. You can choose wood and build shelves for you collection of …