Author Archives: Ben Russell

We Wish You Happy Holidays For 2016!

Happy Holidays For 2016!

Happy Holidays For 2016! It’s been a very busy and successful year for us at Period Home Style and The Victorian Fireplace Store. With the launch of our shop in Stockport and the many new fantastic product ranges we now have available, we are very excited for what is to come in 2017. We wish […]

Chimney Sweeps – Do You Need One?

Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeps, do you need one? Cor-blimey, you don’t need Dick Van Dyke to tell you the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. Calling upon the services of a good chimney sweep is an essential part of being a wood-burning stove or fireplace owner. You’ll want to keep it clean for the good of your stove, your property and your household.

10 Ideas For Improving A Period Fireplace

Improving A Period Fireplace

Whether functioning or not, a period fireplace is a celebrated original feature – the kind of thing we look out for when buying a home – but not all fireplaces were created equal. Some, while rich with history, are a little heavy in style or overly ornate. Some work as a beautiful focal point, while others threaten to dominate a room. They can give a bland space a huge amount of period character, but they can also eat into valuable square footage. So how to get the best from a period fireplace? These 10 inspiring examples reveal the many ways you can improve and adapt yours.

How To Measure A Fireplace

How To Measure A Fireplace

Choosing the right size fireplace for your room is often a more difficult decision than you’d image. You don’t want it too big or too small, you don’t want it to look lost in the room, you don’t want it to dominate the room. These are things we hear every day when discussing the right size fireplace for someone’s living room.

Benefits Of A Fireplace

Benefits Of A Fireplace

A fireplace brings warmth to a home’s ambiance, in addition to providing heat in winter months. A celebration with family and friends is even more festive with a fireplace as a gathering point. Couples in search of a romantic setting need venture no further than their own home that is complete with a fireplace.

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