Stone for Fireplace Designs

Trends in Stone Fireplace Designs

Today’s stone fireplace designs run from the traditional through cutting edge cosmopolitan installations that are artworks in themselves. Consistent throughout these decorative stone fireplace installations are the increasing use of stone fireplace veneers due to their relative inexpensiveness and wide range of colours, textures and sizes. When you combine the fireplace as the focal point of a room with stone designs that can exude warmth, tradition, expansiveness and longevity, you have the makings of an impactful statement that will expectedly increase not only your enjoyment of the home or office, but its value as well.


Starting with a look and feel that is almost impossible to tell apart from real stone, manufactured stone incorporates real stone elements combined with modern day materials to produce a product that’s more affordable and lighter than its real stone counterpart. These fireplace stone veneers are therefore more competitive than real stone for a fireplace installations and are used by architects and designers to extend its usefulness to some very different and unique applications. A wide cross section of available colours and textures, as well as stone sizes, makes for a wide range of possible fireplace designs. Notably, consistency from one manufactured stone to another ensures that a design project can be finished on time and on budget. Use of fireplace stone veneers for stone fireplace refacing is therefore a win-win situation for homeowners and professionals searching for customized stone fireplace designs.


As fireplace stone veneers are easy to install and may involve panel-type installation methods, a fireplace cladding or fireplace wall installation is within the capability of most handypersons. Consistent quality of manufactured stone with lightweight materials means that installations can be quicker and less expensive than for real stone. Lighter weight contributes to lower carbon footprint in shipping costs and installation expense than for real stone installations.

Stone Selex head office is based in the Greater Toronto Area and distributes stone and brick veneer throughout Ontario and Quebec, serving Acton, Barrie, Belleville, Brampton, Brantford, Brockville, Burlington, Cambridge, Chatham, Charlottetown, Clarington, Concord, Cornwall, Drummondville, Erin, Etobicoke, Gatineau, Georgetown, Granby, Guelph, Hamilton, Hudson, Innisfil, Joliette, Kawartha Lakes, Kent, King City, Kingston, Kitchener, Lac St-Jean, Laval, Leamington, Longueuil, London, Maple, Markham, Midland, Milton, Mirabel, Mississauga, Montreal, Muskoka, Niagara Falls, Norfolk, North Bay, North York, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Oakville, Orillia, Oshawa, Ottawa, Owen Sound, Quebec, Repentigny, Richmond Hill, Rimouski , Rivière-du-Loup, Sept-Îles, Saguenay, Saint-Charles-Borromée, Saint-Georges, Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Jean-sur- Richelieu, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, Scarborough, Shawinigan, Sherbrooke, St. Catharines, Stratford, Sudbury, Terrebonne, Thetford Mines, Thunder Bay, Timmins, Toronto, Trois- Rivières, Unionville, Val-d’Or, Victoriaville, Waterloo, Welland, Whitby, Willowdale, Windsor, Woodbridge, Woodstock, and surrounding areas.