Guest Editorial: Finding the right fireplace for your indoor and outdoor space.

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Just because the warm months are coming on doesn’t mean you can’t put some thought into beautifying your indoor and outdoor spaces.  One of the most quickest ways to spruce up a living space is to add a fireplace.  The number of different fireplaces available to buy from specialist websites like is staggering: never before has there been so much choice when it comes to design, fuel use and materials. With this large amount of choice, you can be certain that you’ll find the right one for your home, no matter how it looks or what fuel it uses.

When looking for a fireplace, you’ll want it to keep you and everyone else in your home warm in a clean, efficient and cost-effective manner. However, there’s no reason why you can’t also buy a fireplace for its aesthetic qualities. In the past, it was very difficult to keep fireplaces clean because of all the ash and soot which went everywhere, and cleaning them was an incredibly hard task. Thankfully, many modern fireplaces and stoves like those seen on are much easier to maintain.

Made with materials such as wood, granite, marble and even limestone, modern fireplaces make an elegant addition to any home, and low-maintenance models can be bought if you’re worried about clearing soot and ash once the fire burns out. Today, there are many flueless gas fires, smokeless fires and even fireplaces which don’t use actual fire.

Having faux-fire fireplace is perfect if you’re worried about a build-up of soot in your chimney. They also use less energy than their antiquated predecessors. Meanwhile, many modern fireplaces which use fuel like wood, coal or gas are much more energy-efficient, and as they’re made with stronger material and don’t get dirty, they look better for much longer which in turn preserves your investment.


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  1. I never really thought it that way but I guess it's now time to start thinking....
  2. This is an awesome article. Really brings out a lot of good questions that most people don't think about . Well done!
  3. There are so many different designs, shapes and sizes of fires out there now, which is great as you'll be sure to be spolit for choice!