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Your Ultimate Guide To All Types Of Fireplace

A fireplace is an architectural element consisting of a space designed to contain a fire, generally for heating. It is a  square, rectangular or arched space typically found in a wall at the bottom of a chimney. Most Fireplaces are built in building interiors and some times outdoor fireplaces are created for outdoor cooking or decorative purposes.

A fireplace is the hearth or home of fire of any room and fireplace surrounds have become very popular & It is one of the must-have facilities that homeowners want.
Fireplace mantel is a decorative framework around the fireplace commonly referred to as a fireplace mantel or mantelpiece. Fireplace mantels are well-designed elements that add character and depth to your room while displaying your unique taste and style.

Fire places are of different types like Gas Fireplaces, Electric Fireplaces, Stone Fireplaces, Vent-Free Fireplaces, Wood Burning Fireplaces etc.
Gas Fireplaces
In earlier days peoples used wood burning fireplaces but now many people prefer gas fireplaces this requires less effort to  maintain & clean messy wood chips and ashes and also saves cost of purchasing wood & the best thing is  gas fireplaces create an instant fire.
Electric Fireplaces
These are suitable for people living in a apartment or homes without a chimney or if your budget is low .most of the Electric Fireplaces needs to be just plugged in  . Electric Fireplaces are inexpensive and electric fireplaces are easy to install.

All you do is choose the place you want it set up, plug it in, and enjoy the flames and heat.
Stone Fireplaces
A stone fireplace can be made of limestone, granite, rock, stone, and marble then color & price too depends on stone you choose. The best thing about stone fireplace is they never go out of style, This option is a little less expensive but looks truly amazing.
Vent-Free Fireplaces
Vent-Free Fireplaces or also called as Oxygen Depletion Sensor( ODS) does not require a chimney and the heat produced stays in the home. This produces more amount of heat then a vented one .

Even the cost to run a vent-free fireplace is minimal. You will also find realistically designed logs designed specifically for vent-free fireplace to provide the maximum benefit as well.
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