Why to set up an outdoor fireplace?

March 17, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Fireplace

outdoor fireplace, fireplaceFireplace is a good thing to setup. This increases the beauty of your home and makes sure that people visiting your home loves it. But having a fireplace outdoor will add more essence to your home. Outdoors can be a real waste if not decorated properly. Outdoor fireplace is one of the best for decorating your outdoors. It creates a magical outdoor environment with the best designs selected.

Building an outdoor fireplace will also prove to be better as it will not make your indoors dirty with the ashes of wood. All the waste will be thrown outdoors. There are a lot of designs that you can use for your fireplace. The better the design will make sure that your outdoor environment becomes more cozy and beautiful. This can be very costly and a tough job to do. So make sure that you contact professionals for doing this job well.

Gas Fireplaces at the Flip of a Switch

February 27, 2011  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Fireplace, Home Care, Home Improvement

Who will not want a system in their beautiful home, where everything is in control of just one switch? The new gas fireplaces come with a switch. There was a time when those traditional log fireplaces were built to warm the inside of the house. Now a day it is built to bring out the aesthetic and ambience of the house.

Gas fireplaces are far more on advantageous foot than the traditional log system. It is actually a hassle free system. It does not create pollution, which the latter created.The smoke of the wood fireplaces would enter the house if the outlets were not cleaned on a regular basis. It may also happen that your wood might get over in a chilly winter; it is difficult to find wood in the shop and one cannot even cut woods into pieces.These fireplaces come with many inserts according to our choice. These inserts are applied to apply to increase our comfort levels.

Fireplace Remodeling Ideas

May 15, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: Fireplace, Home Improvement

For any home that has a fireplace, ideally the fireplace is not just constructed for the purpose of only lighting fire but it’s also a place that livens up the living room as well as a place where one can just go to sit and meditate as you drink a cup of coffee, hence this will not be possible when the fireplace is disorganized and unattractive. Therefore one needs to make it a first priority to decorate the fireplace if at all you want to enjoy all the luxuries that come with having a fireplace. Here are some useful ideas on how to transform your rusty fireplace look into a modern beautiful fireplace that will be admired by all people who visit your home.

Instead of just having those old bricks define your fireplace you can try to change them and put new beautiful tiles that will give the place a custom look unlike any other. If that doesn’t work for you try framing the hearth with wood and see how it looks like.

Selecting the Right Fireplace for Your New Home

January 10, 2010  //  Posted by: Home Makers  //  Category: Fireplace, Home Decor, Home Improvement

nullIf you are planning to install a fireplace for your new home then you have hit upon a very good idea. Fireplaces are not only utilitarian but also immensely favorable for the beauty of the room since is has an antique charm in itself. However, choosing the right fireplace might not be as easy as you probably think.

There are basically two broad categories when it comes to fireplaces- temporary fireplace and permanent fireplace. According to your requirement you can either set them up within the house or outdoors. Fireplaces are available in various materials such as clay, stone steel, iron etc.

If you want to purchase permanent fireplace it is very important to check the measurement of the area you want to set it up in. Also, try to avoid small fireplaces because you would most probably have to custom-make the wood logs.

Blending the Ventless Gel Fireplace into Your Décor

January 10, 2010  //  Posted by: Home Makers  //  Category: Fireplace, Home Improvement

nullVentless Gel fireplaces have become immensely popular owing to its range of designs. Another added advantage you get is that you can modify these fireplaces to blend beautifully with the décor of your interior. Having odd fireplaces have always been considered a concern by the home makers but Ventless Gel Fireplace takes care of it all.

The first thing you need to do is order a Stanford or a Beaumont. Once you have done that it is time to make a fireplace hearth all by yourself. The hearth should ideally be 20 inches by fifty-four inches so that you have a border of six inches on all the side. Now stick this hearth to the floor.

Now, you just need to fix the fireplace when it arrives onto the hearth with stucco. Once you have done that paint the entire fireplace to match the color of the walls to get a perfectly blended fireplace.

Choosing the Right Fireplace Screen

January 09, 2010  //  Posted by: Home Makers  //  Category: Fireplace, Home Improvement

nullThere was a time when in the Victorian households people preferred to sit leisurely around the fireplace and read their favorite novels basking in the direct heat and shooting embers of the fireplace. However, in the recent times fireplace owners have become much more concerned about their family’s safety, especially if there are small kids in the house.

Fireplace screens create no obstruction to the heat produced by the fireplace; it only prevents the burning embers from spilling out. This is very important for those fireplaces that run on wood.

There are many kinds of fireplace screens available in the market. The most popular ones are those made from metal and those that are made from glass. The metal ones prevent the kids from going very near the wood logs or even touching them. However, glass is much more preferable owing to the fact that it prevents the embers from scattering as well as doesn’t get as hot as the metal screens.