Free Shipping on All Orders
Log Sets
Replace wood/gas logs with electric
Built-In Electric Fireboxes
Built-In Fireboxes
Hardwired + dual voltage for more heat
Freestanding Electric Fireplace Stoves
Electric Stoves
Freestanding electric fires
Plug-In Electric Fireboxes
Plug-In Fireboxes
For cabinet, mantel, or built-in applications
Wall Mount Electric Fireplaces
Wall Mounts
Space-saving electric fires
Gel Fireplace Mantel Packages
Gel Mantel Packages
Gel fuel fireplace + mantel
Gel Fireplace Logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Replace wood/gas logs with gel
Outdoor Gel Fireplaces
Outdoor Gel Fireplaces
Outdoor logs, pagodas, and table top models
Gel Fuel
Gel Fuel
Find the right bio ethanol gel fuel for your gel fireplace
Vent Free Gas Fireplaces
Vent Free Gas Fireplaces
No chimney, flue, or vent
Electric Fireplace Logs
Electric Fireplace Logs
Replace existing wood/gas logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Replace existing wood/gas logs
Fireplace Screens
Fireplace Screens
Variety of styles & sizes
Fireplace Grates
Fireplace Grates
Variety of styles
Fireplace Tools
Fireplace Tools
Complete fireplace tool set selection
Firebacks & Andirons
Firebacks & Andirons
Variety of styles
Log Carriers
Log Carriers
Standard & Custom Sizes
DIY Fireplaces
All Outdoor Fireplaces
Our complete selection
Outdoor Fireplace Kits
Outdoor Fireplace Kits
Wood & Gas Cast Stone
DIY Fireplaces
DIY Fireplaces
Create Your Own Fireplace
Patio Heaters
Patio Heaters
Electric & Propane Models
Fire Pits & Fire Bowls
Fire Pits & Fire Bowls
Portable outdoor fireplaces
Fire Pit Tables
Fire Pit Tables
Wood and Gas Fire Pit Tables
Tabletop Fire Features
Tabletop Fire Features
Perfectly Sized Gel Fire Features
Fire Columns
Fire Columns
Unique Gas & Bio Ethanol Fire Features
Outdoor Cooking
Outdoor Cooking
Wood or Gas Outdoor Ovens
Chimeneas
Chimeneas
Deck & Patio Fireplaces
Accessories
Accessories
Outdoor Fireplace, Patio Heater, & Pizza Oven Accessories
Log Sets
Replace wood/gas logs with electric
Built-In Electric Fireboxes
Built-In Fireboxes
Hardwired + dual voltage for more heat
Freestanding Electric Fireplace Stoves
Electric Stoves
Freestanding electric fires
Plug-In Electric Fireboxes
Plug-In Fireboxes
For cabinet, mantel, or built-in applications
Wall Mount Electric Fireplaces
Wall Mounts
Space-saving electric fires
Gel Fireplace Mantel Packages
Gel Mantel Packages
Gel fuel fireplace + mantel
Gel Fireplace Logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Replace wood/gas logs with gel
Outdoor Gel Fireplaces
Outdoor Gel Fireplaces
Outdoor logs, pagodas, and table top models
Gel Fuel
Gel Fuel
Find the right bio ethanol gel fuel for your gel fireplace
Vent Free Gas Fireplaces
Vent Free Gas Fireplaces
No chimney, flue, or vent
Electric Fireplace Logs
Electric Fireplace Logs
Replace existing wood/gas logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Gel Fireplace Logs
Replace existing wood/gas logs
Fireplace Screens
Fireplace Screens
Variety of styles & sizes
Fireplace Grates
Fireplace Grates
Variety of styles
Fireplace Tools
Fireplace Tools
Complete fireplace tool set selection
Firebacks & Andirons
Firebacks & Andirons
Variety of styles
Log Carriers
Log Carriers
Standard & Custom Sizes
DIY Fireplaces
All Outdoor Fireplaces
Our complete selection
Outdoor Fireplace Kits
Outdoor Fireplace Kits
Wood & Gas Cast Stone
DIY Fireplaces
DIY Fireplaces
Create Your Own Fireplace
Patio Heaters
Patio Heaters
Electric & Propane Models
Fire Pits & Fire Bowls
Fire Pits & Fire Bowls
Portable outdoor fireplaces
Fire Pit Tables
Fire Pit Tables
Wood and Gas Fire Pit Tables
Tabletop Fire Features
Tabletop Fire Features
Perfectly Sized Gel Fire Features
Fire Columns
Fire Columns
Unique Gas & Bio Ethanol Fire Features
Outdoor Cooking
Outdoor Cooking
Wood or Gas Outdoor Ovens
Chimeneas
Chimeneas
Deck & Patio Fireplaces
Accessories
Accessories
Outdoor Fireplace, Patio Heater, & Pizza Oven Accessories

TRADITIONAL WOOD MANTEL SURROUNDS Installation Instructions
Building your fireplace mantel is a snap! Follow these 5 easy steps and you will be ready to enjoy your new mantel.
You will need the following tools and materials to build your mantel (Mounting Brackets included):


Tape Measure

2" Screws (7)

8-Penny
Finish Nails

Drill

Pencil

Washers (7)

Step  1 - Mark Mantel Position on Wall
Remove mantel from box, place in position around the fireplace opening. Center the wood mantel surround and then mark the center of the shelf.
Remove the mantel and measure the distance from the bottom of the mounting bracket (attached to back of mantel) to the bottom of the mantel leg (X distance). Measure up distance “X” from the floor (where you want the base of your mantel leg to sit) and mark on the wall (mark in 2 places and draw a line in between to make sure it’s level). Use the center mark you already marked on the wall and mark the center of the 2nd line. See Fig 1.

Figure 2: Mark the Fireplace Mantel Surrounds

Step 2 - Install Mounting  Boards of the Brackets (mounting brackets included)
Center horizontal Bracket (A) on the center mark of the 2nd line (resting the bottom of Bracket (A) on the top of the line). Secure the wall studs with three screws and three washers (not provided). Important: Make sure this piece is level. Attach the two vertical Brackets (B) to Bracket (A) with the provided dowels. Make sure the Brackets (B) are equal distances apart at the top and bottom. See Figure 1.

Step 3 - Install the Mantel
Secure Brackets (B) to wall studs with three screws and three washers (not provided) on each Bracket.

Figures 4 and 5: Install the Wood Mantel and Scribe Molding

Step 4 - Install the Mantel
Hang mantel on the mounting Bracket with the Metal Hangers (C) already attached to the back of the mantel and the front of the Mounting Bracket. See Figure 2.

Step 5 - Install Inside Scribe Trim Molding
Take the 3 pc. unattached trim moulding (included) and press firmly against the non-combustible facing surface such as stone, marble, brick etc. Make sure trim is also pressed firmly against the inside edge of mantel opening. Use small finish nails to secure scribe trim moulding to the inside of the mantel opening. See Figure 3.

Figures 4 and 5: Install the Wood Mantel and Scribe Molding

Return to the Easy Install Main Page