How to Build your Fireplace

Surround

This is the statement piece of any fireplace. The Surround is the frame of the whole package. Surrounds come in a variety of styles ranging from the Traditional to the Modern & Contemporary. Available in a variety of Materials that come with their own individual care requirements. To see our Range of Surrounds click here.

Fire

This is the star of the show. The Fire is going to be one of two type of elements to your fireplace; aesthetic or functional. Naturally, the fireplace is a home feature designed to heat the room, however as style and home efficiency have advanced the need for heat efficiency may not be necessary. A wide variety of forms and fuel functions are worth exploring to ensure your fire gives you exactly what you want.

Insert & Hearth

The Insert is the material divide between the Surround and the Chamber. The exact sizes are going to depend on the specifications of your Chamber. An Insert can come in the form of a Back Panel, Slip Set or Cast Iron Insert. As well as available in a variety of materials with their own care requirements.

The Hearth is the Foundation to your Fireplace. The ground support and floor protector. Hearth come in a variety of sizes and materials, each with their own care requirements. Some hearths by HETAS and Gas Safe Regulation must be of minimum clearances. Please enquire with the store for these sizes.

Both the Insert & the Hearth are available in a variety of materials;

Polished Granite

The polished finish gives this granite a sleek, classy and modern look. Perfect to combine with Gas or Solid Fuel fires.

Honed Granite

The matted finish gives this granite a dulled out finish, making it a versatile choice regardless of style. Perfect to combine with Gas or Solid Fuel fires.

Antique Granite

The mottled finish gives this granite a unique texture and speckled look. Perfect to combine with Gas or Solid Fuel fires.

Polished Slate

A dull dark grey natural stone with a solid colour. Perfect to combine with Gas or Solid Fuel fires.

Riven Slate

Similar to Polished Slate, Riven Slate has a ripple effect giving it a unique texture. Perfect to combine with Gas or Solid Fuel fires.

Polar White

A uniformly brilliant white quartz stone with a subtle silver flec. Great with Gas Fires but not ideal with Solid Fuel Fires.

Beige Marfil

A warm coloured quartz stone with a “limestone like” fossil flec. Great with Gas Fires but not ideal with Solid Fuel Fires.

Portuguese Limestone

A gorgeously warm natural stone with fossils. Great to combine with Gas Fires and Solid Fuel Fires.

Aegean Limestone

A beautifully clean, natural stone with fossils. Great to combine with Gas Fires and Solid Fuel Fires.