The economic crisis has made us review many things. One of these is heating. The fireplace has returned to our homes because it offers a more economical, alternative heating.
Fire has contributed to the evolution of the human race, as our ancestors managed to provide warmth and greatly improving their standard of living by using it. The fireplace in ancient times was dominate and the center around which the house was built.
Every room with a fireplace is a reference point, but in addition to its practicality, it provides the opportunity for an impressive decoration, making it perhaps the most stunning spot of the whole house.
Regarding the decoration of the fireplace, if we want a more classic style, it would be good to decorate the fireplace facade with granite or marble, and we do not care much above the rest of the fireplace.
The fireplace decor for those who love the modern style is as follows: We select elongated fireplaces that are placed parallel to the floor while using plasterboard to hide the volume of the fireplace.
Lovers of traditional fireplaces on the other side, for the decoration of the fireplace choose beautiful stones and decorate it all.
What materials can we use to decorate our fireplace?
Concrete – Coatings
Putting concrete on the fireplace offers a more minimalist style. The cement-based coatings, painted with colors and techniques according to the decoration style of the space, form unobtrusive fireplaces.
Plasterboard is considered to be one of the most popular decorating materials for fireplaces, while in its use we can use various styles.
Rocks marbles and granites are considered rocks. Combining them with other elements in the space can create impressive constructions with great durability.
Metallic poles such as steel and copper have a dominant position in modern fireplaces. They are considered good heating conductor and are an economical decorative solution.
Wood is used in fireplaces with rustic aesthetics. The wood is combined with materials such as stone and marble.
Ceramic tiles – mosaics
Mosaic placement offers an attractive and warm look. Insulation should be provided, however, to address problems of temperature development.
Particular attention should be paid when decorating the fireplace with glass or mirror.