The fireplace in any home is both a figurative and literal source of warmth and it’s the kind of area that you really want to make pleasant to be around and look at, simply because it’s one of those areas that can’t be covered up or overlooked. Should you prefer a less pat design you may want a brick front that’s staggered for a more craggy result, as well as the eclectic feel that field stone might provide. The final design features of the fireplace involve the type of hearth and construction of the mantle.
There are a number of various materials to select from with regards to your face of your fireplace and the hearth. Sometimes a compromise will be required to meet venting and clearance requirements of the fireplace style you choose. Wall fireplace is an economical option for you that you can purchase in different designs, styles and models.
We topped the fireplace with a new piece of wood and added molding around the edges for a polished and finished look. Higher end models may give you many more years of service plus convenience features that give you longer burn times, more heat from every piece of wood and cleaner burning that results in less smoke and a cleaner chimney.
Make sure framing allows not only the proper opening for the fireplace but the hearth and mantel as well. Installation of a gas fireplace will require a plumber or HVAC technician (check local codes) to run gas lines to the fireplace and to install the fireplace and venting system, so this is a project that will require professional installation.
Decoration ideas provided by this easy tiling technique are countless: 1) Bathrooms: sinks walls, shower floors, shower backsplash 2) Kitchens: countertops and backsplashes 3) Other: patios, swimming pools, decks, fireplaces, and wine cellars. It had a gas insert that was not to code, painted brick that was poorly built.