Fireplace mantel shelves – A floating shelf is installed on the wall, no visible means of support. The mantelpiece in essence seems to be floating above the chimney and can be an elegant focal point for the room. Simple floating mantles complement a modern minimalist room or reason. Although floating mantles may appear to be less stable than fireplaces admitted, large support beams or bars are hidden and can hold a lot of weight.
Chimneys protruding wall often have a natural fireplace mantel shelves above them forming the ledge. You can simply use this natural platform, or can add a section tailored on top of it. These types of blankets are the easiest to install because they require very little, if any, support and shelves can be made of any material for the look of the room is set.
Although they are the most expensive option, complete fireplaces can add a touch of elegance to a room. Full Mantos include fireplace mantel shelves and columns that go up the sides of the chimney. Many manufacturers use statues instead of columns and reliefs include the entire mantelpiece, although full mantles are also available with very little design. Complete fireplaces are available in wood, granite, plaster, concrete and even marble.