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Rustic Log Fireplace Mantel Installation Tips PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 June 2010 10:46
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To help you install your fireplace log fireplace, here are some tips you can use to work easier.
Importance of a Scribe

If you install a mantel for your fireplace wood you, accompanied by a scribe or wooden beam, it will be easier to fix a coat of wood instead of trying to nail directly on the stone or concrete. Make sure you have the time and money for the project from the most sophisticated materials are, the greater the amount of work you have to do.
Taking your marks

Take the time to mark the wall with a pencil is essential to maintain your level of advice and fireplace. Create horizontal slots that are twelve inches to mark the places where the plateau meets the wall.
Make your home safer and legal

In the installation of a mantel log you need to consult the guide appointed by the Fire Code of the National Fire Protection Association. This will allow you to know the rules in force Fire Code related to construction and improvement of fireplaces. You should also follow the local and national regulations to meet your needs for insurance. But regardless of codes or regulations, you must install your chimney high enough to prevent it from catching fire.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 June 2010 10:48
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