Wood burning fireplaces give off a lot of mud that needs to be cleaned up regularly. You also will need to hire a professional chimney sweep to wash off creosote from a wooden-fueled fireplace.
Brick could be eliminated but it’s often easier to cover it particularly with a full masonry fireplace (usually built earlier than 1980). You can cover it with cement board and sheet rock with correct clearances.
And it pairs nicely with the room’s uncovered wood ceiling beams. Differing from the same old fireplace logs, this front room has fireballs. These stone spheres add a contemporary look to the fireside. Designer Corine Maggio chosen this herringbone stone to brighten and visually lift the fireplace space. Without a mantel, the look is clear and alluring, placing the emphasis on the elegant stonework.
Only non-combustible supplies are allowed inside 12” from the top of the fireside opening and 8” from … Read More