Fireplaces have come a long way over the last few years with many properties incorporating the fireplace into the wider design of the room with integrated TV’s, media, shelving & lighting. This modern approach to the traditional fireplace is an exciting way of giving modern rooms a real feature. Feature fireplace walls work with gas & electric fires as well as inset stoves. We have recently invested in more installations like this here in our West Bridgford showroom.
TV’s & media With TV’s getting bigger & slimmer it gives the opportunity to incorporate them into the fireplaces design. The most common way to do this is to form a recess above the fireplace or fire, although they can look equally good offset with a two-sided fire & storage. Media such as Sky & Virgin boxes can be built into the design to give a modern sleek finish.
Log stores A log store incorporated into the design gives a fantastic feature & is an excellent way to store your wood. These can be set below the fire or as a striking vertical feature. Some log stores are sometimes included in designs for gas & electric fireplaces with ‘designer’ logs used for effect only.
Split slate cladding We offer a range of split slate cladding to create a real feature of the fireplace. Slate cladding brings interest & texture to a modern fireplace. Slate cladding is a practical choice for a working gas fire or inset wood fire which if fitted straight into a plastered wall can cause the plaster to crack with the heat generated.
The hearth is the base of the fireplace, it can be made in many different materials, usually granite, slate, stone or tiles.
We stock a huge range of fireplaces to suit all interiors & budgets in a range of different materials. Choosing a fireplace can be a bit daunting but we can guide you through the options & designs to get the perfect look for your home.