Historically they were used for heating the home but these days a fireplaces are the focal point and an element of class and elegance of any living room. The fireplaces are made to match any style of home, from traditional to modern. They are the details that make the home warm and comfortable. The fireplaces are more aesthetic than necessity and beautiful compliment to a space.
Each fireplace has its own beauty and uniqueness. They come in different shapes and sizes, different designs, colors or even materials. Natural materials such as wood, marble and slate are used in living rooms to create spaces that are cozy for setting and enjoying. If you prefer a stone surround or something more modern, these fireplaces prove that a striking design is all it takes to become center focus in these stylish spaces. Stone can also be used to create contrasts and can be used in combination with wood.
The most popular fireplace is, the wood burning masonry fireplace. Wood burning fireplaces provide the satisfying view of the owner, but require more maintenance and have more safety concerns than other styles of fireplaces. Gas fireplaces are simple, compared to wood burning fireplaces, requiring only the simple push of a button to get a fire going. They keep the flames behind glass. If you use the gas heat fireplace it is possible to fit in nearly any space so that allow the designers to place them in other points than against a wall.