The chimney is often the visual focal point of a room, even in current homes where it’s never utilised for heat. Making the right look is fundamental in any case; however, there are various functional obstacles to clear before you can let your imaginative side free. At Surrey Marble and Rock, we’ve been introducing marble chimneys for quite a while, so we can assist with each phase of the interaction, from functional tips to tasteful motivation.
Terms and language: what is a marble chimney precisely?
Not many marble chimneys really have fire in contact with the actual marble. When in doubt, marble is utilised for the components encompassing the fire, not the marble fireplace firebox (where the fire sits). Marble is an astounding choice for the hearth and mantelpiece, confronting and designing the smokestack bosom. A similar stone can be utilised for this multitude of components, or different materials can be incorporated.
Since marble is a stone, it’s solid, heat-safe, and can’t burst into flames. It’s additionally intense and simple to clean, making it ideal for the harsh and messy business of making fire.
Marble is great for log fires, both encased and open, as well as wood burners. Marble isn’t by any stretch combustible, and that implies that any wandering sparkles or coals will cease to exist as opposed to lighting a fire. Open flames ought to have more extensive stone or block hearths than electric or gas flames to prevent sparkles from arriving on rug or wood floors. Marble is hearty and can undoubtedly endure the thumps and shocks of log bins, coal pails, and other stuff.
Gas and electric flames
Eliminating the stack can give you more space in your home, but it will restrict the sort of fire you can introduce. Gas flames can be introduced with a controlled influenza or little venting framework. These are great for present-day homes that don’t have smokestacks or where you need to introduce a fire someplace other than in a current stack. As the fire will in any case have profundity, making a chimney around the fire is both outwardly engaging and a fantastic method for camouflaging the fittings. Marble can be sliced to fit and is heat-safe, making it ideal for this reason.
Protecting the personality of your home
Period chimneys are a famous and important component, so in the event that you have a rare chimney, it’s definitely worth saving the personality of the piece. Tragically, numerous chimneys were torn out as focal warming dominated. Reestablishing your home with a suitable marble chimney can not just make a delightful space for your family, but also add value over the long haul. Marble is immortal, and consequently, an astounding speculation. Assuming a piece of your period chimney has been harmed, we might have the option to essentially replace the harmed piece.