Well, unfortunately winter is just around the corner. With the leaves starting to fall and the cold brisk air coming in, its time to fix up that fireplace and get it ready for the long cold nights of the winter. The fireplace is a huge center piece of your living room. Living rooms with fireplaces can really make your room stand out among others as it is a fixed furniture piece that attracts a lot of the attention of the room. The fireplace is usually either gas or wood. Wood fireplaces are great because you can control the heat you want to put off. If you want to generate a lot of heat you can just use more wood. On the downside you must always have wood available and you are messing with uncontrolled fire which can cause house fires and other dangerous incidents. With a gas fireplace, its as simple as turning a key and the fireplace is on. This can be great for families with kids who want to make their home safer for the young ones. The only con with the gas fireplace is its only going to get a certain degree if hottness. you cannot turn up or down the amount of gas that comes out so it may not warm your room as much as you would like. The fireplace can be in just the living room or in multiple rooms. If your fireplace extends your entire house sometimes, the master bedroom will also have a fireplace in it. Here are some amazing fireplaces that can give you some interior design ideas for the winter time.
Fireplaces can be used as other tools for your living room. Many people place a flat screen tv above their fireplace and use it as a tv stand. Others simply decorate around their fireplace to make it look like a part of your living room. Whether you are looking to go on each route, these images will give you some ideas.