The Five Stages Of Installing A Fireplace

There are many reasons why you should install a wood fireplace in your home. Once you’ve made the decision to get one, here are the five stages that you will go through to get it up and running.

Step one – Establishing the purpose

Consider what you want your fireplace to achieve. As well as warmth, you may be looking for one that complements your period-style interior decor. Or perhaps your goal is to find a new fireplace that will reduce your heating bill or replace an old unit.

Step two: Choosing the style

Next comes the fun part – looking at all the options and choosing the fireplace that meets your needs, fits the available space and suits your decor. Visit a showroom to see the different sizes, finishes and designs in person.

Step three: Finalise the details

Now is the time to sit down with your supplier of choice and discuss the details, such as:

  • The best unit to meet your needs – insert or freestanding
  • The size of the room to be heated
  • If you’ll need to do renovations to fit your choice of fireplace
  • Customisation options
  • Fireplace surround such as brick, tiles, etc
  • Installation time
  • Maintenance requirements

Step four: Time for installation

Once you’ve chosen and paid for your dream fireplace, it’s time to see your home transformed. Your fireplace dealership will either have its own qualified installation contractor or subcontract the work to an installation expert. If you’ve chosen a reputable dealer, the installation should go smoothly, and within a couple of days, your beautiful new fireplace should be fired up and warming your home.

Step five: Enjoy!

Now all you need to do is revel in the pleasure of a magnificent fireplace, which will add comfort to your life, ambience to your room and value to your property

For a quality wood burning fireplace that will remain in your home for years to come, contact Quadra-Fire. With their large range of freestanding and insert wood fireplaces, you’ll be sure to find the perfect fireplace for your home.