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Antique Fireplace Mantels

These are timeless and sophisticated mantels that have long ago been associated with estates and palaces. But now you can get that exact same look in your house.

If you have an older house that is colonial, then an antique fireplace would look great, because it will create an historical presence.

The vintage mantels were not constructed for today's fireplaces, so even if you buy one from an antique or salvage shop, you would still need to make some adjustments to it. For the most part, the mantels tend to be a lot larger, so you'll need to get them trimmed. It would be a good idea to have the measurements of you're fireplace with you when you visit the store, so you get one that would fit your fireplace.

When it comes to adorning your mantel, you ought to keep with the vintage theme, and display antique bottles or miniature sculptures. Once the mantel is in your room, if you feel it looks clustered, do not fret. By putting a mirror on the mantel, it can create an illusion that the room is bigger.

It is really important that before you do any sort of construction, that you verify the building and fire codes. These mantels are quite expensive, so consider employing someone to do it. Professionals state that this sort of task is for experts only. However, look at it this way, if you decide to sell your home, having a fireplace of this magnitude can enhance the value of your house.

So now you can go out and get that antique mantel you've always wanted.For Information\nHeating And Cooling Denver

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