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Converting Your Zero Clearance Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas

Posted by All Seasons Fireplace on Apr 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Answer these two questions before you convert your wood burning fireplace to gas.

When you start any kind of a renovation, you need to start with a good understanding of where you are and what you want in the end.  Very often, this important step is missed.  In this tear down real estate market, we are seeing the fireplace decisions coming too far down the line during the planning process.

The time to think about the fireplace is not after you tear down the chimney.

Before you start destruction, understand what you've got.  If you are considering converting a wood burning fireplace to gas, ask these questions first.

1.Do I have zero clearance wood burning fireplace?

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Tags: Linear Fireplaces, Fireplace Design, Selecting a gas fireplace, installing a gas fireplace

Mid Century Modern in Fireplace Design

Posted by All Seasons Fireplace on Jan 12, 2018 3:40:00 PM

Iconic Mid Century Design stands the test of time. 

The Focus Fireplace returns to the scene and in both wood burning and gas burning products.

Like the Eames chair, good design inspires for generations and the Focus Fireplace is such a design. This suspended wood burning stove is a sculptural masterpiece first found on the scene in the Mid Century Modern design trend in the 1960s.

You might think of a James Bond hide out in the Italian Alps or a hip Tribeca loft when you see the Focus, but boring is a word that will not come to mind. 


Each Focus Fireplace is Manufactured by Hand

This Ergo Focus is manufactured by hand in Viols-le-Fort in the south of France.  The Focus wood burning fireplace line is being imported to the United States by European Home.  We have this fireplace on display in our showroom as the exclusive Midwest representative of the brand. 

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Tags: gas fireplaces, Fireplace Design, wood burning fireplace, gas fireplace stoves

Industrial Loft and Linear Fireplace

Posted by All Seasons Fireplace on Jul 11, 2017 4:45:00 PM

North Loop Loft Linear Fireplace

Your design with this linear fireplace attracted a lot of attention, didn't it?

“Yes, it isn’t every day that I get a call from  The Wall Street Journal wanting an interview with us.  They saw the image on Houzz”

“A home is a very special place for people; a home is a place where we should find safety, respite and peace. We help our clients find that harmony within their homes.”


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Tags: Linear Fireplaces, Fireplace Design

5 Tips For Fireplace Design

Posted by All Seasons Fireplace on May 17, 2017 8:37:25 AM

Your fireplace design begins with the technical details and ends with the aesthetic details.  Be sure to address every aspect for a successful fireplace design project.

1. What is the size of the area you want to heat? All fireplaces are tested to see how many BTUs of heat they generate.  If you are heating a space with high ceilings and an open floor plan, you will want to consider a fireplace that generates more BTUs than a fireplace that would be found in a smaller room which is closed off from the rest of the house. 

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Tags: Fireplace Design

Fireplace Design and the Surround

Posted by All Seasons Fireplace on Jan 12, 2016 12:02:16 PM

Complete fireplace design will consider the surround as an integral part of the composition.  Mantels, shelving, seating areas and wood storage can all contribute to the finished design.  

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Tags: fireplace surrounds, mercury mosaics, Special Projects, Fireplace Design

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