Slate fireplace hearths are very decorative, unique, and natural. Other fireplace hearth stones can be consistent and predictable, which has its place in lots of situations; but for those looking for something more unique and natural, then slate hearths are often the best option. They are the perfect, decorative piece for your living space while being amazingly functional.
You can find more information on alternatives such as black limestone which is more consistent, natural sandstone which is very traditional, or honed or polished granite which is a super premium option, on their respective pages.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock that is formed from the remains of marine organisms. Black limestone is a type of limestone that has been subjected to high temperatures and pressures, which gives it its dark color. Limestone is a popular choice for hearths because it is a durable and heat-resistant material. Not only is it functionally a very good option. But it also looks fantastic - a fireplace inset that is a deep, jet black looks absolutely amazing when the fire is roaring.
Granite hearths are the most premium option for a hearth material. They are made from volcanic rocks, so very suited to use as a hearth, no matter the heat they are exposed to. The granite hearths are perfectly smooth and come in either a honed finish or a polished finish. A honed granite hearth is smoothed out without much effect on the appearance of the surface, other than smoothness. But a polished granite hearth finish adds a layer of gloss for those looking for more impact. Black granite hearths are particularly popular, as they add a touch of luxury to any home. Whatever your style, granite hearths are sure to make a statement in your home.
If you are looking for something more traditional, a Sandstone Hearth might be a good alternative to check out. If you are after something most cost-effective, take a look at our Limestone Hearths; or, if you want something that's truly unique, then have a browse through our Slate Hearths.
Natural stone is an excellent choice for a hearth stone. There are several reasons for this, but the key reason natural stone is such a great choice, is due to the fact it is a natural insulator, so it will efficiently help keep your home warm in the winter. It will absorb the heat put out by a fire, before emitting that heat out slowly back into the room. Natural stone hearths are natural radiators, acting as hot stones and keeping the room warm for a longer period of time. Concrete or porcelain tiled hearths do not have the same effect and are therefore less efficient at heating a room. A cold tile simply doesn't have the same effect as a warm stone.
Alternatives exist, such as Slate Hearths, Granite Hearths or our most popular Black Limestone Hearths which are all natural stone and ideal for use as fireplace hearths, but Grey stone hearths are ideal in so many scenarios.
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For a great looking, secure and heatproof solution to your fireplace needs, look no further than our range of Fireplace Hearths. We offer both bespoke and off-the-shelf hearth designs for you to choose from - custom cut for exact requirements or ready made for more cost-effective delivery. Our Fireplace Hearths are perfect for installing log burners on top of, and come available in several different material options.
We have created this range with quality and durability at the forefront of our minds. Whether you need it installed quickly or require precise specifications, we are certain to have something that suits your needs - while still maintaining premium quality standards in the process. Each Fireplace Hearth comes heatproof, so you can trust it when installing log burners on top and have the assurance that it will not degrade over time or when exposed to high temperatures.
By choosing us as your provider of Fireplace Hearths you can guarantee that your home will benefit from a secure and beautiful product - built to last with professional-grade build standards and trusty quality materials that won't let you down. Shop with us today!
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They allowed a part completed project to be finished after a local supplier ran out of stock. The slabs arrived quickly without damage. I would recommend them to anyone contemplating these beautiful slabs.
Highly recommend. With living very rural in the north of Scotland, it’s almost impossible to get deliveries. I was absolutely delighted when I realised there was free delivery to my door. Excellent service will definitely be using again.
Great product to complement my dark porcelain paving and awesome service from Primethorpe Paving.
Good quality paving slabs, delivered on time by a very helpful driver
Good quality, good value for money and looks great
You were able to deliver in prompt time and the products seem of great quality, many thanks!
Easy to apply. Impressive appearance. Perfect Solution.
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Fast, friendly and very efficient. Super fast free delivery.
Would definitely recommend. Thank you
Really pleased with the hearth, delivered in a few days. Look great and great price
Prior to ordering, I phoned to ask a couple of questions, the man I spoke to was very helpful, (always nice to speak to a human, rather than a computer). The Paving slabs arrived promptly. I was given a date for delivery. They were exactly as pictured and described and the price was very reasonable compared with competitors. All in all a very smooth and easy process.