Modern Fireplace / July 19, 2018 / Riley Holm.
Every technological device designed today has its benefits to human society. However, it is not always the case that we are benefiting from the devices we are using. There will always be bad effects of these only that we are not aware of it. We may be creating a solution but part of it was another problem. An example of advancement of technology today is the pellet fireplace insert. While it brings is luxury and comfort, it may bring us some discomforts also. So what could possibly be the advantages and disadvantages?
One more indispensable attribute of a fireplace is a mantels for fireplaces. Very often it is made of wood, typically of oak or walnut, and then it gets smoothed and polished or darkened by time and soot. Of course, the cost of fireplaces and fireplace accessories is quite high, mostly because the price of finishes and high quality materials. A fireplace is a bright, colorful interior decoration, a symbol of stability and warmth. And to some extent it is a luxury item, and as you know the real luxury just can not be cheap.
In the end the fireplace is installed by a stone mason, who will connect the carved piece or pieces directly to the wall with specialized galvanized wall ties. The shaped stone pieces are usually connected together with bronze pins, the gaps filled in with mortar, and finally sealed with grout material. The whole process can take many days to complete, but the result is a magnificent custom modern fireplace with a distinctive style.
The Enclume 5EN-LR10 actually has a separate canvas bag to carry the wood in with and then store it in the log holder. This helps with the transport of the wood inside. As with all of the Enclume log holders they are very modern looking and durable for long service. Also, Enclume is an American company. Another quality, made in the USA product. Modern fireplace tools will do the same job if not better than the older version. Remember, get the flue cleaned prior to using it this winter and keep your wood dry and close to the back door.