A large electric fireplace can quickly transform your fireplace the focal point of the room. Fireplace comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, but a floating fireplace is one of the most aerodynamic designs. If you intend to build a large mantle, a floating blanket is a good design choice because it is not as ornate as to appear exaggerated. If you prefer a more decorated look, add strips of decorative elements for your fireplace completed.
Measure the width of the large electric fireplace with a tape measure. Add 20 to 30 inches to this measurement to determine the length of the mantelpiece. The more inches you add, the higher your chimney will be. Cut a piece of wood 2 by 4 inches with a circular saw with the given length. This card will serve as support for his mantelpiece. It will build the shelf frame hardwood and attach it to the wooden piece 2 by 4 inches.
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Keep the wooden piece 2 by 4 inches horizontally against the wall above the large electric fireplace. Adjust the Council for its widest edge is flat against the wall and its lower edge is at least 60 centimeters above the ground. This is the standard height fireplace mantels that are normally installed. Mark the top and bottom edges of the piece of 2 by 4 inch hardwood pencil every 6 inches. If the wall behind the fireplace is brick, adjust the spacing of these brands so they are aligned with the mortar joints between the bricks.