You can certainly add value to your property by adding a fireplace in your home. As per the statistics available, more than 50 per cent of home buyers find a fireplace a desired feature, while 40 per cent are prepared to pay more for homes with a fireplace.
Fireplace adds intangible value to your daily life as everyone gathers around this cozy setting. A fireplace is intended to heat the space but many install it for creating an ambiance and adding beauty to the room décor.
When you determine a fireplace design for your home then here are some things to consider.
Is the fireplace a gathering space for family and friends or romantic focal point or it to be used as heat source or purely decorative purpose? This helps to determine the location and style.
- Choose the right location
While brainstorming you must have already identified the location of your fireplace. Now check how you are going to install and what kind of fuel will be the right choice for that particular location.
- Consider whether wood burning, electric or gas
Each of these types of fireplaces have their own pros and cons and depending upon the resources, location and many other things you can choose the right type of fuel most suitable for your fireplace.
- Match with the decor/style of the house
You must now start looking for various fireplaces in the market and decide, which one will be complementary to your living style.
By keeping in mind the above tips, you can get the right fireplace for your home.