Free standing fireplace with wood is only suitable for rooms with an area of 30 m2, as they need enough oxygen to work. Their main advantage – the all-round visibility of fire. They can use solid fuel, gas or electricity. For contemporary fireplace lightweight design foundation is not required. It is only necessary that the weight is distributed on the overlap, and this lack tie. Weighing more than 500 kg of the fireplace there is a need for additional foundation or special beams. Such work is desirable to carry out during the construction of the house.
To calculate the weight, just sum the mass of the free standing fireplace and its chimney. If the attachment is executed chimney fireplace to the ceiling, its weight is not taken into account. There are simple island fireplaces with chimneys and furnaces suspended. The reason for them is not required. Features of the furnace. It can be closed (with the walls of the glass), or an open type. The most preferred option – a panoramic furnace, as it allows watching the fire from either side. It’s beautiful, but it gives a little heat. This type cannot be equipped with convection systems and the possibility of continuous burning. If the model is placed near the wall, and its front burner built-in type, it is the exception. Companies create models with an overview of fire from different sides as the housing fireplace can be rotated at will.
Type the sweeping. Smoke box is often made of metal. The weight of such drawing is small, so the whole structure is greatly facilitated. But when compared with other currently existing types of free standing fireplace, it is quite impressive in size. The furnace is covered them completely for the best capture of smoke. If the chimney is suspended, then the sweeping should be mounted directly to it. Features of the chimney. Regardless of whether a particular design of each free standing fireplace, chimney is an independent pipe. It is certainly mounted to the ceiling or simply rests on the fireplace. It is very rare for a free standing fireplace chimney used ceramic or brick, as these materials weigh a lot, and therefore there is a need for compulsory foundation and a vertical installation. The most suitable is metal. It weighs relatively little of it may be almost any twists, and if necessary â€“ by passing all obstacles.