Fireplace Renovators Ames IA

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Friedrich Construction
(515) 663-9988
619 E Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Coy Builders
(515) 233-5097
1420 24th St
Ames, IA
 
Geisinger Construction Inc
(515) 232-8951
201 Washington Ave
Ames, IA
 
All Seasons Contracting Svcs
(515) 233-8508
407 Freel Dr
Ames, IA
 
Artisan Plumbing
(515) 232-1800
5396 Arrasmith Trl
Ames, IA
 
Atr Siding & Seamless Gutters
(515) 432-4422
1410 Summit Ave
Ames, IA
 
Lasco Construction Services
(515) 292-3577
2229 229th Pl Ste C
Ames, IA
 
Huffman Construction
(515) 232-4550
130 Sondrol Ave
Ames, IA
 
Bowers Construction
(515) 292-5669
3123 West St
Ames, IA
 
Dan Gorman Construction Inc
(515) 292-0508
5421 Maryland St
Ames, IA
 

The Quest for Fire and the Renovated Fireplace

The fireplace is old and doesn't work. Instead of tearing down the chimney and starting over, what can you do to keep your fireplace both functional and esthetically pleasing. Yes, we're talking about the faux-fireplace.

Not only are fireplaces decorative, they serve a function; They keep people warm. So the first place we're starting is electric fireplace inserts. For roughly $500 you can get a fully functioning, electric heater that you can simply place inside of your old, pre-existing fireplace.
 
You can get the illusion and reality of both heat and flame. Yes, that's electric heat with a real flame that simulates a fireplace fire. Most even come with remote controls. What's great about some of the companies that produce the electric inserts is that they also manufacture mantles and fireplaces as well.

This is the best way that you can add both heat and flame for a non-working fireplace as well as creating a mantle/fireplace out of nothing. But let's say you don't want an electric fireplace.
 
What can you do with a non-working fireplace? Here's five creative ideas to transform a fireplace into something utterly different.
A PET BED . An unused fireplace, once cleaned out and possibly even re-painted, can make a nice and comfy bed for a family pet. Just make sure the chimney is closed. It can get a little drafty in there for fluffy. [pictured: apartment therapy  
PILLAR CANDLES . Pillar candles are large and lengthy, varying in height. You can create a wonderful and artistic focal point of the room bringing the warmth of candlelight into the room. Think of it as glowing sculptures. [pictured: colonial candle ] DISPLAY AREA . Clean and paint the inside of the fireplace and assemble flowers in vases or bowls, family pictures and lucky tokens. It can be transformed into casual, yet rich, familial alter or shrine. 
HOUSING SPACE FOR AIR FILTER . Many homes use high need air filters, many of which could actually fit in front ...

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