Fireplace is not a charm of the past. In fact, once considered a necessity has also evolved as a luxury. In the past, humans used fire for warmth and comfort. The rule is still the same but fireplaces are not as primitive as before. For are ancestors, who considered it a blessing in cold weather; we have taken the inspiration much further and enhanced fireplaces aesthetically.
Initially what were wooden fueled fireplaces, now have majorly been replaced by electric or even better ethanol fueled fireplaces. These fireplaces have become essential part of our homes and have further been incorporated in our basements. Earlier basements were considered as storage places, to ward to unnecessary items. Some people considered it as an extra living place; accommodating non-essential things in the house. With time, this perception has changed. Basements now come as fully furnished part of the house. They may now comprise of a bedroom, living room, study and even a kitchen.
Fireplaces are also considered one of the favorite features in the house, have also been become a part basements. Before considering a fireplace for the basement finishing, special consideration should be given to the specifications. A basement fireplace is designed according to one’s needs, taste and especially focuses on the area size.