In many Western countries, fireplace is the most important part of a house. Before the current modern room warmer powered by electricity, people used fireplace and woods to make fire. How to design fireplace and what materials are good for constructing fireplace?
Red Brick Fireplace
Since the earlier century, red brick fireplace has been used in winter houses. Fireplace is usually constructed with chimney. Size and dimension of fireplace and chimney will depends on the living room size. A contractor is usually able to make calculation of the dimension and budget materials.Red brick fireplace looks classic and still many people’s favorite. The tidiness of red brick fireplace can be the centerpiece of every house. Constructing the brick and make the red brick as the main focus by taking care of the coating is necessary, if you want a perfect result, The mixture of cement to stick the red bricks should be done really carefully, unless it will mess the straightness. Fireplace always has a table inside to put the woods for fire. Choose the fire proof materials like metal or build a short brick table to have the same function.
Electric Fireplace is on Catalogue
A new innovation is made when there is only limited woods to use in people houses. Now, there is an electric fireplace can be installed when you are constructing a new house. Does it still have the same romantic values? Yes, because you can still build an artificial brick fireplace and locate the electric fireplace around it. The model of slim and landscape electric fireplace can be chosen based on the room needs. You might not need too wide fireplace for bedroom. But if you have a huge bedroom with living room, a lage one will be nice.
Some manufactures provide complete catalogue for fireplace design ideas, so its installation and effect caused by it to the room can be imagined. Fireplace can give particular atmosphere and repair the room aura, so it is very important for a house apart from its function to keep us warm. Various models are also available, including the power capacity of its unit.
We use to prepare the coming of winter season and start checking whether they function properly. In case there is some broken fireplace, call the expert and get spare part replacement. For brick fireplace, all you need to do is to maintain its cleanliness so there is no ashes that hold it functioning. Always check the hole that connect fireplace with chimney but it will need an expert help.