Cast Iron Fireplaces - What you should know

Author Terry Edwards

When most people think of a fireplace, they envision one made of brick or even stone. But today more and more folks are turning to a cast iron fireplace. Here are some of the things to look for when considering getting your own cast iron fireplace.

Fireplace set up A fireplace made from cast iron will generally feature a cast iron fireplace insert. It also includes a hearth, fireplace surround and fireplace mantel.

While the firebox and insert itself is made of cast iron, the other parts to the fireplace can be made from any type of materials you desire. For example, the fireplace mantel design can be out of wood or stone.

Design This type of fireplace design is open to several different options. Since it is cast iron, you could choose to have a standard insert or it could be angled or arched for that matter.

You have total control over any custom made cast iron fireplace.

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Heat source You can decide on what type of heating source you want, whether it is gas, propane or even electric. The insert can be designed for any of them.

Finding a cast iron fireplace is not difficult. You can look online and find suppliers everywhere. Many websites have online catalogs that make browsing and shopping very convenient. Ordering is simple and delivery can be with in10-14 days.

If you are looking for something different in a fireplace you may want to take a closer look at the different types of cast iron fireplaces. They offer solid benefits such as longevity, cost and ease of clean-up and may be the solution you've been searching for.

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