The living room is the main room in the house, becauseit is in this place it is usual to rest with the whole family or in the company of friends. Therefore, to create a warm and friendly environment, the living room design should be given maximum attention. Special comfort and comfort for the guest room is able to give a fireplace, which for a long time is considered a symbol of the home. The fireplace can become not only a real highlight of the interior of the living room, but also the main decoration of the whole house. Figure 1. Classical drawing room. Fireplaces made of marble or cast iron with wooden finishes are most suitable for a drawing room in classical style.
When can I install a fireplace?
Planning the design of the living room with the use of a fireplace, you need to take into account some criteria: Figure 2. Fireplace in the living room hi-tech. The high-tech fireplace amazes with its simplicity and elegance. It is decorated with metal alloys or glass.
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Which fireplace to choose for a living room?
Before buying a fireplace it is necessary to decide what kind of use it should be. At the same time, you can stop your choice on one of the following options:
- solid fuel;
The design, working on solid fuel, is perfect for decorating a living room in a private house. Layout layout of the living room with fireplace. It should be noted that such fireplaces are made of steel and cast iron, so before the installation it is necessary to further strengthen the floor. Among the advantages of solid fuel fireplaces is:
It is not devoid of such a design and drawbacks:
Drawing fireplace for the living room. Save the residents from the fuss with solid fuel and provide them with a relatively inexpensive heat can be with a gas fireplace. Modern models are equipped with a programmable thermostat, capable of turning on and off the device at the right time, and also after reaching a certain temperature. In terms of design, the gas fireplace is no worse than solid fuel, because it also uses real fire and there is an opportunity to simulate logs. It does not require a chimney and a place to store firewood. The most environmentally friendly option is an electric fireplace, when working in the surrounding space does not emit neither gas nor smoke. Such installations are quite convenient, they are able to quickly heat the room, and their price is much lower than the first 2 options. Electric fireplaces are manufactured in various color and textured designs, so that they fit perfectly into any design of the living room. Of course, electricity does not carry the attraction that is inherent in an open flame, but the installation of an electric fireplace is an ideal solution for the design of a living room in an apartment. Back to contents</a>
The use of fireplaces in various design styles
Figure 3. Fireplace built into the wall. You can use a ready-made cast-iron fireplace built into the wall, which heats the room well and looks great. In order for the fireplace to fit well into the living room, you need to choose the right appearance. The style of the fireplace should match the design of your guest room, as otherwise the design will not be harmonious. The fireplace can be selected for such styles as:
Having shown a little imagination, you can realize your dream into reality and enjoy the winter evenings in the family circle near the hearth.