Do you have an outdated brick or tile fireplace that you’d like to update? MantelsDirect offers a variety of fireplace mantel surround facing kits that are easy to install, available in a variety of finishes and colors, and competitively priced. Whether you’re looking to increasing your home resale value or simply wanting to update your living or family room our fireplace surround kits are sure to give you an elegant, stylish look. We offer natural stone, granite and marble surrounds.
The fireplace is the focal point of every home. Look through any interior design magazine and you will always see a picture of the fireplace. Fireplaces are recommended by home building experts as one of the top three ways to improve the resale value of the home. In fact, the number one upgrade item chosen by new homeowners is the fireplace. If this is truly the focal point, then let's upgrade from cheap ceramic or marble tiles to a slab surround.
- Natural stone is recognized as one of the hottest building and design products currently available for upgrading the interior of the home.
- The majority of new homes in the United States priced over $100,000 are currently using marble or slate fireplace surrounds.
- Versatile in their application, stone products work beautifully with both traditional and contemporary designs.
- Each piece of natural stone is unique in its characteristics; no other set is exactly the same.
- Natural stone products bring years of enjoyment with very little maintenance.
Natural Stone will not only increase the value of your home, but will enhance the beauty of your fireplace for years to come. The facings we offer have been carefully selected, cut and polished. With proper care and maintenance, your natural stone hearth and facing will bring many years of enjoyment.
Marble and granite are natural stones that have has been blessed with a remarkable natural beauty that has captivated humans throughout the ages. Inherent in such natural products is a certain lack of predictability that sophisticated architects and designers celebrate. Consumers who are less acquainted with the material expect the marble ordered to be identical to the picture or sample they were shown. Although sample stones are intended to be representative of the quarry's product, the material quarried at one time may differ slightly in color and veining from the sample. Moreover, even a single marble or granite slab will possess a certain amount of color variation from one end to the other. Interior designers and architects have come to view this tendency of natural stone as an advantage. Slight irregularities can be pleasing, introducing an element of the natural into human-designed spaces, whether residential or commercial.
Natural stone, granite, and marble can be used in various designs to create warm, inviting living and family rooms perfect for gathering and entertaining. Find more inspiration on our website where we show you how to take your mantel to the next level.