When it comes to choosing a hearth plate for standalone stoves, concrete is often the first choice and not without reason. Concrete is a composite material that is versatile enough to have a wide range of applications in construction. Add to that the several unique features and you have a material that is just perfect for the hearth plate of your fireplace.
Concrete can be moulded in various shapes and sizes including the Teardrop, Square and Clipped Corner Square and are made to order. Concrete hearths not only complement your standalone stoves perfectly but are astonishingly affordable.
Furthermore, concrete hearths add a touch of raw strength and beauty to your room and look extremely trendy when paired with the right decor.
Unparalleled Longevity, Strength and Durability
Concrete is one of the strongest and most durable materials available for various purposes including hearth plates. Few other materials last as long as concrete hearths do. Concrete hearths are a great long-term investment meaning you can enjoy them for generations as the material is extremely durable, can withstand extreme heat without cracking. In fact, concrete becomes stronger over the years however concrete can chip due to being made up of lots 1000’s of particles.
Concrete can not only absorb high heat but it is non-combustible too. This means objects adjacent to your fireplace will never be affected due to transmission of heat.
Being an inert composite material, concrete once set, has zero emissions. With concrete hearths in your rooms, you will not be exposed to any toxic vapours or emissions from volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from this product.
Easy to Maintain
Concrete is a material that does not rot, rust or burn. It is resistant to moisture and does not encourage the growth of bacteria or mould. Maintaining a concrete hearth is therefore very easy and just perfect for busy families.
Another huge benefit of concrete hearths is quick and fuss-free installation. Whether your stove occupies the pride of place right in the centre of the wall or a tidy corner, we have a design for you.
Concrete hearths are made to order. Once it arrives, all you need to do is unpack your bespoke concrete hearth and place it beneath the stove. It’s that simple!