How high should a mantel be off the floor?

How high should a mantel be off the floor?

An ideal mantel height should range between 4 and 6 feet from the floor. A 6-foot mantel height is the right size for a larger room, but in a smaller room, it can take over the space./span>

How deep should a mantel shelf be?

7 inches

How high should a fireplace mantel be from the floor?

Mantel Height: We recommend installing the mantel 4.

Can I put a TV above my fireplace?

The short answer is – yes. However, to ensure your television isn't damaged from the heat, care must be taken to ensure heat generated by the fireplace is redirected away from television. There are several ways to do this, such as installing a proper mantel and building an alcove for the television.

What is the standard fireplace mantel width?

For a quick reference, a 36-inch fireplace will probably have a mantel width of 48 inches. A 42-inch fireplace will probably have a mantel width of 54 inches. The mantel should not be so wide that it reaches anything else, like a wall, window or door./span>

What is the purpose of a smoke shelf in a fireplace?

Located between the firebox and smoke chamber (see below), the smoke shelf's job is to collect any rainwater or debris that may have entered the chimney. The smoke shelf also helps to prevent downdrafts from sending smoke and toxins into your home.

Do you need a smoke shelf in an outdoor fireplace?

Is it necessary to construct a smoke shelf in an outdoor fireplace? Yeah sure, anything to help keep the smoke off the face is a good idea./span>