Tag Archives: fireplace design

For a TV-friendly Fireplace, Go Electric

Are you struggling to find balance in a room that has both a television and a fireplace? It’s a common dilemma in many households, and one that’s not easily solved. In most rooms, the fireplace is positioned to be the focal point, often in the centre of the longest wall. If there were no TV […]

Fireplaces & TVs: 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong

Fireplaces & TVs Putting fireplaces & TVs together has become the norm. We hear about it all the time in our fireplace showroom. In fact, it’s so common that the most popular fireplaces are those that are most like TV’s in size and shape. Having the TV above or near the fireplace has its challenges, so we’ve put […]

The Ins and Outs of Wall-mounted Fireplaces: 5 Things to Consider

Wall-mounted electric fireplaces are an increasingly popular option, especially for those people who prefer a more contemporary interior. If you are considering a wall-mounted fireplace for your home or condo, there are several decisions you will need to make before selecting the right fireplace for your space:   Do you want to cut into the […]

What makes a great custom wall unit?

AFTER Munro fireplace wall ~ replace stone & cabinetry with new stone and custom cabinetry

Not every fireplace calls for a custom wall unit, but when it is the right solution, we want to make sure it’s perfect for the client’s needs. What makes a great custom wall unit varies from project to project, but we’ve put together a list of our top considerations. Where’s the TV? When a TV […]

How to convert a gas fireplace to electric

Once upon a time, in the 1960’s and ’70’s, everyone dreamed of having a wood-burning fireplace in their home.  Then, along came natural gas, and as it became more readily available, fireplace dreams changed to gas. Gas offered the beauty of a fireplace with the flick of a switch — no messy wood required. Now, […]