Stylish, sophisticated and affordable; it is not hard to see why micro marble fireplaces are a huge trend. Rising in popularity, many people are realising that micro marble fireplaces can create a beautiful aesthetic and provide a fireplace to suit almost every style of home without breaking the bank. So, what exactly are micro marble … Continued
Fireplace & Stove Guides
Buying a fireplace or stove can seem quite a daunting process and here at Castfireplaces we want it to be simple without any fuss and ensure you have the perfect fire for your home. Advice contained here will explain fuel options, hearth choices and advice as to how ensure you get the correct person to fit your new fireplace or stove.
So feel free to browse our online guides and if you do have any questions, please give us a call on 01773 749060. We really are here to help and with 20 years in the fireplace trade, we know what we are talking about too.
You have to consider many things when it comes to buying a fireplace or stove for your home. How it looks is just as important as the type of heating system in the modern era. There are plenty of options when it comes to the type of fireplace. Electric or gas? A wood burning stove, … Continued
Stoves are a great addition to any home, they offer high heat performance and can dramatically save you money on your energy bills. Stoves are built to last and will be an investment piece that will work for many years to come. Stoves are also highly attractive and suit many home décor styles. Stoves are … Continued
Choosing the perfect fireplace for you can be difficult with a lot of different things to consider. To make it easier for our customers, we’ve cut through the jargon and explained definitions and fireplace terminology used throughout the site. If you still require further help or advice, please contact one of our expert team. … Continued
Buying a fireplace can initially appear to be a relatively straight forward task – yet an hour’s searching and you may find that finding the perfect focal point for your home is an overwhelming experience. Fear not! We’ve put together a complete guide on how to choose a fireplace, covering everything you need to know … Continued
On our tiled fireplaces we offer a choice of cast iron backs or fibre backs with our fireplaces and I am often asked why as most people only offer cast iron. The reason for this is the fact you get a better heat output from a fibre back as they reflect the heat better and … Continued
Browsing through many fireplace brochures you will often see Stoves in lovely room set photos with them all complete burning away, these images are designed to give customers a view of what they could look like in your home. Quite often they are pictured with a mantel and in particular a limestone mantel because at … Continued
All over the UK are areas a lot of us live in that are smoke controlled zones, this basically means it is an offence to cause smoke in such an area. What some of you may not realise is this also applies to the fire or stove you have fitted in your home, if you … Continued
Quite often we get asked here at Castfireplaces if you can use a granite hearth when fitting it below a wood burning or multi fuel stove. I’m pleased to say the answer is yes but it’s not just any hearth the only way we will guarantee they will not crack is to section and slab … Continued