What are Overmantel Fireplaces?
Overmantel fireplaces, also known as upper mantels, are the epitome of grandeur in fireplace design. They extend beyond the traditional mantel, rising above the firebox to create a striking focal point in any space.
Artisan Kraft overmantel fireplace surrounds are available in cast stone, marble and limestone. Our cast stone is limestone based making it a great option for an upper-mantel. Cast stone is also light weight making it easier to install. With these large overmantels it is important to consult your architect and structural engineer to determine if your home and space can handle the weight.
Why Choose an Overmantel Fireplace?
- Architectural Mastery: Overmantels are architectural marvels, instantly drawing attention and admiration. They create a sense of grandeur and sophistication that's hard to match.
- Property Value: Installing an overmantel fireplace can significantly increase the value of your property. It adds a touch of luxury and elegance that appeals to discerning buyers.
- Enhanced Space: These fireplaces expand the visual height of a room, making it feel more spacious and regal. They transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary ones.
- Design Versatility: Overmantels come in various materials like cast stone, marble, limestone, and travertine. This versatility allows you to choose a style that perfectly complements your decor.
- Statement Piece: Overmantels are bold statement pieces that can serve as the centerpiece of a room. They often feature intricate carvings, ornate details, and spacious mantel shelves for showcasing art and decor.
Maintaining the grandeur of overmantel fireplaces is relatively simple. Regular cleaning and occasional inspections ensure they remain as impressive as the day they were installed. Their robust construction ensures they stand the test of time.
Regardless if it is made from cast stone, marble or limestone it is recommended that you regularly (couple times a year) check that it is properly sealed. Cleaning with a damp cloth is recommended. If the stain does not come out a non corrosive cleaning stone cleaning solution that is watered down can be used. Having is local stone company, counter top or landscaping, stop by and take a look at major stains is also recommended as they can provided the best solution.
Overmantel fireplaces are not confined to a single setting. They can elevate the ambiance of grand homes, upscale restaurants, historic buildings, and even contemporary spaces, offering a timeless and majestic focal point.
Uppermantel surrounds redefine the concept of luxury in your living spaces. They transcend functionality, becoming works of art that inspire awe and admiration. Whether crafted from cast stone, marble, limestone, or travertine, these mantels symbolize architectural mastery and timeless beauty. Enhance your space with an overmantel fireplace that stands as a testament to grandeur.