Before proceeding to the selection of a fireplace, you must first be defined with its stylistic design. After all, the fireplace is not the only element that is in place it should be in harmony with the surrounding environment to become an integral part of the architectural decisions. To date, fireplaces can be classified as: I. According to the method of installation: 1. Corner fireplaces – are typically located in a corner, are one of the most famous and interesting of the fireplace. With this arrangement applied sloping walls fireplace smoke chamber. The most common type of fireplace – double chamber.
The public part of the smoke chamber can be made of stone, concrete, metal or lightweight block, and then its surface and surrounded by plaster or brick or decorative stone. 2. Built-in fireplace – takes up little space in the room due to the fact that incorporated into a special wall niche. This type of fireplace is best built at the stage of construction of houses, as at this period in the chimney wall is arranged, and part of the firebox in the future otherwise we will have cut a niche in the wall. 3. Island Fireplace – a towering above the floor of the room flat a flat area. This area can be open or enclosed glass wall. Directly above the ground have special hood, which is connected to the chimney.
Of course these type of fireplace is very original, but it has too little heat loss and takes a lot of space in the room. 4. Cooling wall fireplaces – are the wall, in whole or in part for speaking her contours. This type of fireplace you can arrange to have built the house, and he is the most common of all the above. Cooling wall fireplaces can be finished with different materials: brick, decorative stone, ceramic tile.