A mantel is a common part of a fireplace, but you may occasionally encounter a fireplace without a mantel. A fireplace can work fine without a mantel,but without a mantel the fireplace is just a hole in the room where the fire is. A mantel can make a fireplace appear more beautiful and inviting, creating a wonderful focal point for the room and enhancing the value of your home.
How to Add the Beauty of a Mantel to Your Fireplace
There are many ways to install a mantel on to your fireplace. If you are handy with tools you have the option of building your mantel on your own. Another approach would be to buy a kit that you can assemble at home. This costs a fraction of what the solid wood mantels would, and are easier to install. You can also choose among a variety of designs and materials, from ornate Victorian to simple and modern mantels. You can also choose among varied materials, from many types of marble to different woods, stone, or brick. Installation of a mantel can be a very an easy process, whether you decide to do it yourself or hire professionals. Reading Rock+CCL Installation Services, Ohio would be happy to assist you in adding the beauty of a mantel to your fireplace, or updating the one you currently have.