Mantel For Fireplace - Most houses these days aren't even designed with with a fire-place in mind. Alternative heating sources which don't require the selection of wood and the clean up of ash are another cause why hearth installation in new houses is not so well-known.
But, fire-places are so stunning. They're great for hanging out on cold evenings when you want to spend some quality time with your family. The difficulty is that installing a traditional wood burning fire-place can cost thousands of dollars.
However, there are cost solutions that are efficient to install a hearth without the traditional wood burning characteristics that price so much. Nearly all of the work it is possible to do yourself. But if you have no hope of ever being even an amateur construction worker, then any work-you might need completed will not be be too expensive to outsource to a contractor.