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Mantels & Surrounds

How to Pick the Right Stone for Your Mantelpiece

If you're beginning the process of building a new fireplace, or potentially remaking an existing fireplace, you're likely trying to decide which material you want your mantelpiece to be constructed out of. There are a handful of different factors you need to consider before making your final decision on a particular material, such as: budget, durability, maintenance, and of course, aesthetic.  A stone such as marble can be perfect for a sleek, more modern look,…
January 9, 2019
FireplacesMantels & Surrounds

Choosing The Right Mantelpiece

When building or redesigning a room in your home, and you decide to add a fireplace, choosing the right mantelpiece to surround it can be just as important of a decision as the type of fireplace itself. Oftentimes, we assume a mantelpiece is solely for aesthetic purposes to improve the look of the room. However, they're usually used as a shelf for cute family photos, as well as holiday or seasonal decorations. Depending on how…
October 1, 2018