Natural stone fireplaces can be a great addition to any home, bringing a timeless sense of style to rooms of all shapes and sizes. However, if you are shopping around for a new stone fireplace and you want to make sure that it blends in perfectly with your existing décor, there are several factors you should consider before making your final decision. Failure to consider these factors carefully could result in you making the wrong choice and purchasing a fireplace surround that is not quite right for your home, which is why we advise all of our clients to take their time and consider all of the points listed below before placing an order for new limestone fireplace surrounds.
Only after careful consideration of each one can you be absolutely sure that you have chosen the right surround for your home and for your personal preferences.
Evaluating Limestone Fireplaces for Your Home
Follow all of the tips below if you would like to ensure you choose the perfect fire surround from the range of limestone fireplaces for sale that you find in your part of the world. If you live near our showroom and workshop in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, or you happen to be passing during business hours, you are welcome to drop in and discuss your needs with one of our experienced stonemasons. In the meantime, we hope that the following short guide makes the task of choosing a great fireplace surround for your home a little easier.
- Your Budget – The first factor that you need to consider is cost. How much are you willing and able to spend on your new limestone hearth? Having settled on a figure, you will be able to focus your attention on stone surrounds that are both affordable and desirable.
- Materials – There are a number of different types of limestone on our planet and many varieties of each type are available to modern stonemasons. The best way to decide which type and variety is perfect for your home is to inspect as many samples as possible, preferably at a local showroom, although you can start by conducting a little online research if you wish.
- Style – Whether you prefer modern or classic designs, there are hundreds from which to choose, not including bespoke limestone fire surrounds that are made to your personal specifications. With this in mind, you should definitely spend a few hours looking at all the styles available both locally and nationally before you decide which one is right for you and your home.
- Suppliers – Focus on local specialists such as ourselves, with a team of skilled craftsmen who have been using quality limestone for fireplace surrounds for many years.
If you live in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire or nearby and you would like to see some of the very best limestone fireplaces in the UK, please feel free to come and see us whenever convenient. You can find our showroom and workshop in Northwick Business Centre, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh.