Stoves have long been an essential component in the British rural dwelling, and despite modern heating systems, people are still drawn to this versatile invention. Modern designs offer the homeowner many options, and with a choice of gas, electric, or wood burning stoves, there is something to suit every environment.

The Overall Design

If you are thinking of adding the stove in the living room, think about how much space you have, and if it is possible, you could have the stove in a central position with a nice stone fireplace surround, making a focal point that will blend with any décor. If your home is in the northern part of England and you are looking for a modern heating solution, there are affordable fireplaces with stoves in Yorkshire, and by using such an established supplier, you can be sure of the best design advice and a quality installation.

Stone Surrounds

Very popular in British homes, a dry stone fireplace really adds character and depth to any room, and with bespoke creations, it matters not the amount of space you have, as the fireplace will be designed specifically for the room. Hardwood mantels and shelving makes for an eye-pleasing combination, and with a professional installation by a qualified company, your home improvement will be with you for many years.

Modern Stoves

The designs of today are in keeping with even the most modern setting, with flush wall units that generate heat effectively, and stylish looking units that have a range of coal effect features. For those who want the rustic experience, the latest generation of wood burning stoves are ideal, and this can be incorporated into a living room or kitchen, depending on your preference. You will receive more than just cost effective heat, as the stove can fuel your central heating and hot water, making it a very economical choice.

Traditional Old English Designs

Many rural dwellings favour the rustic, country look, and with the right company, creating a classic fireplace and combining it with a modern oven is achievable. Once you convey your concept to the fireplace designer, he or she would make a few suggestions and eventually you would have the ideal design. Wood burning stoves would be in keeping with a country style, and if you have the raw timber, it’s a perfect solution. Modern wood burning stoves all have removable trays for easy cleaning, and with special safety glass, your living space is well protected. Flues can be incorporated if necessary, and any extra building work could be performed by the fireplace installation team, meaning you only have to deal with a single company, whatever the design or scope of the project.

There are no limits to the design options, and with a choice of power options, keeping your home warm in those cold winter months will soon be a thing of the past. For more information on how a fireplace can benefit you, contact a local supplier and they will be able to give you some ideas.