What You Should Know about Stone Fireplace Mantels

What You Should Know about Stone Fireplace MantelsStone fireplace mantels work well in a variety of settings as stone can remain simple or handle very ornate carvings and detail work. Stone mantels are also available in a variety of colors, from natural tones to deeper colors. As a provider of stone fireplace mantels in Orange County, SoCal Fireplace Mantels offers a huge selection to choose from.

There are many different types of natural stone mantel to choose from, including various types of marvel, limestone, travertine, sandstone, and granite. The finish can be smooth and shiny or a rough and textured appearance. Colors can range from pure white and natural colors with slight variations, to those colors such as deep brown or maroon, to combinations of colors that are deeply veined or mixed in contrasting tones.

Stone can be easily stained and damaged if not cared for and maintained properly. Be sure not to set hard, heavy, or sharp objects on your mantel to prevent scratches and nicks. To display these items, place them on some type of mat or covering to protect the mantel. Do not place drinks on the mantel without using a coaster to prevent water staining. Keep the mantel dusted on a regular basis to reduce buildup.

To see the complete range and variety that can be found in natural stone mantels, stop in and see the available selection that can be found at your local provider of fireplace mantels in Orange County, SoCal Fireplace Mantels.

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