Stone or Tile Work:
Stone and/or tile can be added to walls and floors around a freestanding unit
or an insert.
These can make a newly added appliance look as though it was part of the home's
original design. You can also completely change the appearance of the room by
changing the area surrounding the appliance.
In most circumstances there needs to be a protective layer underneath the
stone or tile to ensure proper clearances to combustibles. The requirements vary
by individual appliance as set by the manufacturer. If the manufacturer's
clearance requirements are unknown the NFPA has "default" requirements to ensure
All pictures are of our own installations to give you some ideas on the variety of looks that can be achieved. More installations and ideas can be seen in our photo gallery