How to Create a Cozy Fireplace Layout in any Room

How to Create a Cozy Fireplace Layout in any Room
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    Long ago, it was difficult for just anyone to have a fire place in their bedroom, owing to the size and available space.

    However, with new designs in the market this has become a seamless possibility for everybody.

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When the cold weather comes around, relaxing in your bed with flames flickering next to your bed would be the most appropriate way to kill the chills.

Long ago, it was difficult for just anyone to have a fire place in their bedroom, owing to the size and available space. However, with new designs in the market this has become a seamless possibility for everybody.

You can determine the height and dimensions of a fire place by considering the room dimensions, the type of fire place you want to install and the design of the fire place as a whole.

Types of fireplace

Basically, there are three types of fire place that you can install in your bedroom.

  1. The wall mounted design is a fire place attached to the wall with a chimney to let out the smoke.
  2. The other type of fire place that is almost to the wall mounted is the free standing. This type of fireplace also has a chimney just like the wall mounted but it stands alone and not incorporated in the wall. Although this kind of fire place does not require wall installation, they both need to be done by a professional.
  3. The third type of fire place is the portable fire place. This is a free standing electric unit that uses alcohol to generate flames as opposed to fire wood.

Fireplace room dimensions

Room dimensions are an important factor to consider when installing a fire place. Installing a big fire place in a small room would lead to overheating of the room. The dimensions for a small room are 1/30 of the total rooms square feet to be used as the fire place opening. For large rooms 1/65 of the total room footage should be used.

A small room can be described as that with less than 300 square feet while anything above this maybe considered big.

Fireplace room layouts

Mounting a fire place requires careful architectural considerations that are key in highlighting the room layout.

If the fire place is to be located in a sitting area, installation at a height of between 21- 17 inches is recommended. Further you may consider including a bench attached to the fireplace so as to increase the space for sitting.

If the fire place is to be installed in a bedroom with no sitting area, then it should be mounted on a wall on the opposite side of the bed. The fire place should also be lifted to 6 inches elevation so that you may have a good view of the fire while relaxing on your bed.

Fire place designs

There are different types of fireplace designs to consider. A two way design can lead to a dramatic definition in the bedrooms by separating the sleeping area from the master bathrooms. The height and dimensions of a two way fireplace should be guided by the elements of the area and the available dimensions.

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Besides the dimensions, you should also ensure that your fire place allows for a safe distance from the furnishing to avoid chances of fire accidents. According to the consumer product safety, furnishings should be at least 3 feet from the fire place.

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