Limestone Fireplaces

Our most popular fireplace is Jubilee and Brompton Limestone

So you have visited a fireplace shop or showroom or are generally browsing online and have decided on choosing a limestone fireplace and want something that is a popular with other customers. Our Jubilee and Brompton Limestone Fireplace package shown below is the most popular fireplace we have ever sold and sales of these far exceed all others.                                     Never has it been outsold by any ...


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Limestone sealer for your fireplace

If you have ordered or already have a limestone fireplace you will be well aware of the need to seal your limestone fireplace to protect it from dirt or even spillages. Limestone is avery porous material and its a natural stone it does require sealing to help protect it. Here at Castfireplaces we sell limestone fireplaces and if you order a package from us it always comes with a free sealer for you to use. If you have an existing fireplace and ...


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Which stone to choose for your fireplace

So you have decided you would rather like a stone fireplace for one are replacing but are a little confused as to which material to choose. Dont worry its more common than you think and nothing is ever a silly question if you do not know the answer to it. So what stone fireplaces do we offer here at Castfireplaces. Well its simpler to split them into different categories Modern suites are made from the following stones Jurastone – A man made ...


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Limestone fireplaces are very popular

Since Gallery fireplaces introduced Limestone Fireplaces mantels to the Gallery range back in 2002 or 2003 the range before had previously been dominated by wooden mantels. So much has changed over the years whilst wooden fireplaces are still popular with customers limestone has far outstripped them in sales so much some manufacturers have ceased amking them for the trade. Ten years later and the brochures whilst featuring the same cast iron fireplaces there are now only 6 wooden mantel photos featured in ...


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Cleaning a Limestone Fireplace

So how to clean a limestone fireplace is a topic we have covered before but over the last few days we have had 2 different people ask the best way how to clean a limestone fireplace. One answer was very simple and was how to remove dirt from the limestone before sealing after installation they had wiped it down but had a few stuborn dirt marks which were simply sanded off then the limestone mantel then sealed to keep it looking good. ...


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We do have Agean Limestone Fireplace Samples

Something we do have here at Castfireplaces are small stone samples for the range of limestone and marble fireplaces we have in stock. All these are genuine solid limestone or marble cut from the smae stone from which our mantels and surrounds are manufactured from. These colour samples can simply be sent out to our customers to see the natural finish prior to ordering. These are only a guide as each fireplace is natural 100% solid Agean limestone or Cararra Marble and ...


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Builder has no idea on fitting a Limestone Fireplace

So this happens more often than it should do you have purchased a fireplace online and have decided to get a builder to install it or even a joiner in some cases. STOP before you go any further our fireplaces are not DIY jobs if using for gas or solid fuel use there are laws that have to be adhered too on installation. Today we have have been speaking to a builder fitting one of our customers limestone fireplaces and he could ...


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Removing marks from limestone fireplace

We have taken quite a few calls recently about how to remove marks from a limestone fireplace before sealing it, now i know fireplace fitters are very careful when fitting a fireplace but im afraid finger prints can not be avoided. Fireplaces in general are pretty dirty and soot being black shows up very well on a limestone fireplace and often during fitting its impossible not to mark it. The best way to remove marks small chips and to generally clean the ...


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Limestone fireplace with no marks in its not possible

A customer visiting our showroom this morning was very particular about the type of agean limestone we have on display and wanted a limestone fireplace that was totally free from blemishes and as white as possible. Now im afriad it is a 100% natural product and will have fossil markings and even some little marks as its completly a natural stone thats millions of years old. The agean limestone we sell also has a slight gold fleck to it which the cutomer ...


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Limestone is a natural product and does have fossil markings

There is nothing better than an individual fireplace and that is what you are getting when you buy one of our limestone fireplaces. These are made from solid Agean or Portuguese limestone which is millions of years old and really is a natural product and as such will have markings such as fossils etc. This is quite common in limestone and should not be considered to be a defect to produce a limestone fireplace with no markings would be impossible let only ...


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