How nice to sit by the fireplace!Feel the warmth of the fire and enjoy the special atmosphere of comfort and tranquility.However, to make a real wood-burning fireplace only happen in a private home.How to be residents of high-rise buildings?If you strongly want to be in the house this area, you should pay attention to decorative fireplaces that combine aesthetics with safety.
devicetypes of fireplaces and choice ↑
Decorative fireplaces cleverly mimic the real thing.The housing construction is set light, which creates the effect of a burning flame in the hearth.Scarlet light illuminates the elegant plastic woodpile.Fireplace portal is performed predominantly MDF finished wood veneer (oak, beech, mahogany) or of the stone (granite or marble).In addition to these options available and less expensive decor
Decorative fireplaces are divided into interior - those that have a solely aesthetic function, and heating - equipped with electric heaters, which provide heat.In heating fireplaces use plastic items are not worth it, because they tend to be deformed when heated.It is recommended to use materials that are resistant to heat - for example, a brick.
If you want to know what else there are fireplaces, type in a search engine "decorative fireplaces photos" and browse images!Depending on the design of several types of fireplaces.Closed structures do not occupy a lot of space, but to build them only during the construction of the house.Semi fireplaces can be attached to a wall or positioned inside the wall.Open fireplaces occupy a central place in the room and are a highlight of the interior.The decorative fireplace can stand against a wall or in a corner.
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most viable option for the apartment building is considered interior fireplace made of plasterboard.So if you're staying on this decision, it is worth a closer look at how to make your own decorative fireplace.
to work should be developed such tools and materials:
- gypsum board thickness of 1.2 mm;
- UD and CD profiles for gypsum board;
- screws for metal;
- drill and dowels;
- plumb line and level;
- perforated angle.
The first thing to do is - to create ribs decorative fireplace using UD profile type guide.Profile is anchored to the floor and the wall using dowels.Then you need to put a CD profile in the guide profile and connect them with metal screws.
After the construction of the frame should begin to trim its sheets of plasterboard.The material is cut a special cutter and fixed with screws to the profiles.Then, the procedure to be grout.Putty necessary seams between the sheets, and place the ends of the fireplace mounting screws.During the putty should pave the perforated angle to the fireplace in the house edges are perfectly smooth.
How to make their own fireplaces for heating ↑
fireplace for heating should be selected resistant material resists heat.An excellent option is the brick.For the arrangement of the fireplace will need bricks, mortar, grate, sheet steel, level and plumb, wooden slats, nails and a hammer.
Decorative fireplace in the apartment of a brick is not difficult to do!First, the steel sheet is nailed to the floor and lay out of the raw material base and side walls.This is followed by fixed side rails on the top of the structure.And you're ready to laid out the vaulted ceiling.
Lath the product must be removed after the complete drying of the solution.Topped with a fireplace can be a wide shelf, which is made of foamed concrete or wood.Then he set the fire in the hearth grate made of steel rods.And you only put a few logs - natural or man-made plastic and mount a light bulb.
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After the construction of the fireplace you can start decorating.The cheapest option - painted or pasted colored decorative foil.For this purpose we carefully proshpaklevat and polish the surface of the fireplace.You can decorate the design of fragments of colored glass or porcelain.
Not a bad solution - lined with ceramic tiles.Furnish to start from the bottom row, tiles fixed with a heat-resistant putty, and setting occurs through the day.You can finish tiles.Due to the color blue decorative fireplace with his hands looks great!
To fire looked really impressive in its decoration using artificial stone.Often practice elements and stucco moldings of polyurethane that can be left white or painted in any color.But the most expensive decoration is done in the English style.To do this, the front and side walls are lined with plates of stone - onyx and jasper.
To create the effect of fire made the backlight of the portal.It is also possible to place a lighted candle, and to visually increase the number of candles you can oblitsevat mirrors rear wall niche.Then decorate the shelf chimney is different figurines, clocks, and family photos.
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Now you understand that decorative fireplace in the house under the power to make everyone.It does not require special skills and significant financial investment.