There is some stuff that you can rely on to provide warmth and create comfortable atmosphere. They can be fireplace, fire pit and stove. For indoor application, there are two things that you can add, they are fireplace and stove. Whichever the stuff that you take, the function is the same. They create warm vibe and also support the interior decoration. The difference is the system of how they create the heat. For a whimsical look, stove can be better. One of popular stove is wood stove insert.
Stove is generally in a free standing design. However, there are also some of them that are completed in similar fireplace design. Wood stove insert can give bold statement for the home interior decoration. They have unique shape design and the free standing design stove will catch lots of attention. It can be the focal point of the room where it is added. Some wood stove insert for fireplace is also interesting enough. Just like a fireplace as usual, it is also completed with surround and mantel. Exposed brick surround looks nice for rustic look and a sleek surround and mantel are good to represent modern look.
Ideas of Installing Wood Stove Insert
There are some ideas of wood stove insert installation that you need to see before you really have this stuff installed in your home both indoor and outdoor. First, you need to imagine the whole unit of the wood stove insert. You need to determine whether you need a simple sleek or natural surround. For a simple look, you can install the stove insert with white finished surround. But if you need more stunning look, exposed brick or stone surround will be much better. It adds the sense of warm supporting the heat produced by the stove.
Then, find the best position of where you will install the wood stove insert. Indeed, it can stand anywhere in your home. However, think about effectiveness. With a single stove, you can feel the warmth from some spots. If you have an open living and dining space, make sure that it is installed between them so that you can feel the heat while sitting on the sofa or tasting the foods in the dining space.
Applying fireplace mantel may complete your wood stove insert. Modern interior requires simple mantel. You can have a simple wooden mantel added above the stove. If you already have stone surround, the wood will improve the natural accent. It also offers you special space to display some decorative items. Above it wall mirror or mount TV can also be included.