The 5 Stages of Fireplace Renovation
Every fireplace installation is unique, but all home owners experience these 5 stages of fireplace renovation:
What’s your reason for wanting a new or renovating your fireplace?
*To add an efficient heater to your home
*To update the style of a room
*To create ambiance
*To reduce your heating bill
*To stop chimney draft
ER client as pictured above, opted to close-off the extra window to hang the family TV over the fireplace, as opposed to having it hanging on the room corner.
What do you want your finished fireplace to look like?
Do you know your personal fireplace design style (contemporary, traditional, classic, modern)?
The Internet is a great place to gather design inspiration, but the online world is so big knowing where to start can be difficult.
Consider browsing Pinterest and Houzz, each website hosts over a million searchable interior design photos.
Fireplace manufacturer websites can also be helpful since they often feature idea galleries full of customer fireplace renovation photos.
Some manufacturer websites even have online design tools that invite you to design your own fireplace.
Or, you can reach out to Exclusive Remodeling for a FREE design upon finalizing.
Every fireplace has a specific purpose.
Some fireplaces are perfect for heating large spaces while others are better suited for creating ambiance.
Before you buy a new fireplace you’ll need to take a few accurate measurements and make a few key decisions.
You’ll know when you’re done with stage three when you can answer these questions:
Will your fireplace be fueled by gas, wood or pellets?
Are you installing a new fireplace or replacing an existing fireplace?
If you have an existing fireplace, what are the dimensions?
What will the primary function of your new fireplace be: heat or ambiance?
What size room will your fireplace live in?
What materials will surround your fireplace? (wall, floor, ceiling etc.)
Pro tip: If you have questions during stage 3, visit your local fireplace store to get some expert help.
Purchase & Installation
When you’re ready to purchase a new fireplace, visit your local fireplace renovation specialist.
Design consultants are experienced trade experts who work with qualified installation professionals.
Share your renovation reason, vision and space details so he or she can help you pick the perfect fireplace materials.
While in showroom, ask your consultant about customization options to create a style as unique as you.
Relax & Enjoy!
The best part about installing a new fireplace is relaxing in front of it.
Make sure you choose a fireplace that provides peace of mind in addition to warmth, ambiance and efficiency.
In the end, quality craftsmanship counts.
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