Several centuries ago fireplaces served as heating system of the house, created a special microclimate, warmed in a cold season. Eventually they started to get beautiful outlines, original lines and stylistic decisions. The person thought of the esthetic party of this question, and already during an era of Baroque and Rococo there were accessories for fireplaces. However, except an external effektnost, they carried out and continue to carry out various useful functions:
- store in itself fuel, including firewood;
- help to kindle a flame;
- support fire;
- promote easy cleaning of fireplaces;
- supplement a room interior.
Today in the market of services it is possible to find a large quantity of various accessories, but main of them treat:
- chimney set;
- buckets for coal and ashes;
- grid-iron lattices;
- rozhkovy jalousie;
- special screens for fireplaces.
Without such accessory any judge of beauty of live fire, certainly, cannot manage. He, first of all, allows to store firewood directly near a fireplace where they always will be near at hand. Producers of drovnitsa possess really the immense imagination, and today everyone can become the owner of model on wheels. Also these products can be figurative or executed in the form of a basket with the handle. It should be noted that similar accessories have very presentable and expensive appearance, decorate with itself any interior, and also allow to enjoy heat, without departing from a fireplace. Decorative elements of drovnitsa often carry out from heavy-duty steel thanks to what the product will serve for many years, remaining in an original form.
The classical set for a fireplace consists of the most necessary subjects: pokers, nippers and a scoop for ashes, peaks, whisks and a serviter – racks on which all these accessories are beautifully hanged out. As a rule, serviter are carried out in the form of hangers therefore sets are famous for the compactness and an effective look.
The poker among all listed products plays most important role. With its help it is possible to split logs, to stir coals, to push got stuck in a grid-iron lattice coals. The length of this accessory steals up under height of the owner of a fireplace, but it is 50-70 see, more often. Users are recommended to choose such pokers on which handles there is a thermoisolation.
For cleaning of a fireplace it is very convenient to use a brush and a scoop. To do without them it is not obviously possible, but, thus, it is necessary to pay attention to presentableness of these subjects. Today scoops can be made of steel, providing replaceable nozzles. Brushes, mainly, are made of an artificial bristle or a natural horsehair.
Nippers are irreplaceable when laying wooden logs or at a sheveleniye or a vytaskivaniye of coals. They can be executed in the form of scissors or tweezers.
Buckets for coal and ashes
These accessories as much as possible will be suitable for fireplace cleaning when it needs to be cleared of ashes or coal. At a choice it is recommended to pay attention to external characteristics. The accurate bucket should be entered in an interior, differently becomes appreciable and will "hurt the eyes". Besides, it is necessary to pay attention to a material and spaciousness.
This accessory serves not only a fireplace ornament, but also its integral functional part. Its main destination is reduced to simplification of intake of oxygen in a burning zone. Thanks to it the flame always will burn strongly, evenly and smoothly, it will not need to be moved or inflated. This adaptation establish in the chamber. Firewood places on it, and then kindles. Supports, in this case, carry out very limited role – support lattices to a canopy. That devices were the steadiest, producers make them very heavy. Legs, more often, spreading also are made of steel or cast iron. On an existence case in a fireplace of the zolnikovy chamber, a grid-iron lattice mount in the center bottom.
Screen acquisition for a fireplace is a first step to safety in the house. It is urged to serve as a barrier at loss of coals, ashes, sparks. Thereby, to zero the risk of ignition and the subsequent fire is reduced. Besides, the screen protects a floor covering of a room from damage heated or even burning particles. Today these accessories are made of fire-resistant glass or a grid. They surely should be transparent, giving the chance to owners to enjoy beauty of a flame. As a decor on chimney screens the forged elements or vitrazhny glass act. They, in turn, give to a fireplace and a room as a whole a certain grandiosity, style, high cost.
Rozhkovye of a jalousie
There is a mass of factors, including the bad draft, the truncated apron of a fire chamber, high furnace openings which can lead to smoke hit in a room. To avoid this trouble it is quite possible – it is necessary to get only a rozhkovy jalousie from steel. They are established over a furnace opening and, in case of need, fall down. The metal screen has counterbalances therefore functions by the same principle, as a widespread window jalousie.
To inflate fire and, thus not to inhale a smoke or not to burn the person, it is possible using special furs. If to consider a classical type of this accessory, it represents the leather capacity clamped between levels from a tree. The product is equipped with the handle and a special metal nouse. The principle of action is very simple – directing furs on fire, the user should dissolve levels, and then again connect. The educated wave of air also will inflate a flame. Nevertheless, this accessory rather seldom meets in modern specialized shops and gradually loses the urgency.
Article is provided by salon of fireplaces of "Teplokey"