Here at Direct-Fireplaces.com we know that purchasing a fire or fireplace, whether a simple electric/gas suite or a full limestone fireplace, can often feel like a daunting task and may seem more difficult than it may first appears. We aim to make the process of buying a fire or fireplace easier and help you to choose the perfect fireplace for your home with confidence. We hope you find this “Fireplace buyer's guide” both helpful and informative. As every home is unique, we recognize that individual circumstances may vary and we will do our utmost to help you with any difficulties you my have. Direct-fireplaces sell a wide range of fireplace packages ranging from electric suites, electric Fires, gas Fires, limestone fireplaces, limestone fire suites, sandstone fireplaces, marble fireplaces, cast iron fireplaces and a wide range of fireplace accessories.
Electric Suites are the simplest type of fireplace to install. It’s pretty much a case of placing the fireplace were you want it, plug it in, sit back and relax in front of your new fireplace. It couldn’t be easier. The only thing you need is a flat wall and plug socket nearby. If your looking for a simple fireplace that involves minimum fuss, mess, effort and expense then this is the ideal fireplace for you.
Electric Inset Fires
Electric Fires insets are extremely flexible. All electric inset fires are designed to fit into a standard opening of a back panel which is 22” high by 16” wide, some may also be used as freestanding units. These electric fires are also very simple to use its just a case of plugging them into the mains electrical supply.
Many people prefer gas fires over solid fuel as the our much cleaner and less hassle but still give that warm glow to a room which a real fire offers. They also give out more heat than an electric fire. It is now the first choice of most home owners to fit a gas fire. However, it is important to choose the right gas fire for your home and flue system. Read out “know your flue” section if you are unsure which fire is suitable for your flue. Don’t worry if you don’t have a flue as it doesn’t mean that you can’t have a gas fire. Technology has moved on in leaps and bound in this area and we sell gas fire flueless fire with catalytic technology, fan flue or power flue systems to accommodate any situation. All our gas fires come with a wide choice of trims and fret to suit any room.
Portuguese Limestone Fireplaces
A favorite choice amongst homeowner at the moment Portuguese Limestone fireplaces are fast becoming a must have in any home. The popularity and high demand for these is down to the natural beauty and individuality this stone. All our Portuguese Limestone fireplaces our made from 100% natural Limestone and as this is a natural product every piece is unique making every fireplace is unique in its own right. They are suitable for real, gas or electric fires.
Like the Limestone fireplace, these too are becoming more and more popular due to the natural beauty and individuality. Made from 100% natural Sandstone and carved by time served stone mason. These fireplaces are very popular in barn conversions, but with some of the more contempary designs there look just a effective in a modern home. They are suitable for real, gas or electric fires