How does the aluminum handle the heat?
Our fireplaces are built using top marine grade 6mm alloy plate which has no concerns with the heat generated.
How hot does the outer shell of the fireplace get?
Because we use a fire wool wrapped around the outside of the fire bricks we are able to reduce the heat from transferring to the outside shell. The lower area of the fireplace will warm up slightly but is safe to touch. The higher areas that are out of reach for small children get hotter, due to the fact that heat rises. (No hotter than a modern indoor house fireplace).
Does the fireplace generate efficient heat?
Due to the fact we use genuine firebricks, a steel rear heat deflecting plate and wrap the outside of the fire bricks with fire wool the fire pushes out excellent heat.
Will the aluminum fireplace corrode?
Because the aluminum we use is the same as used for building a quality aluminum boat, it will handle coastal environments. Fresh rain water is good for keeping the aluminum clean. They do not corrode.
How easy is the fireplace to move?
When on a smooth concrete surface, the fireplace is easily maneuvered by an adult.
What is the weight of the fireplace?
Without the bricks, the fireplace weighs approximately 330 lbs.
With the bricks installed, the total weight is approximately 735 lbs.
What are the 2 holes at the back of the wood box?
If your fireplace will be in an accessible location, or in a public space, you can use the 2 holes at the back of the wood box to secure your fireplace to a fixed location.
What sort of warranty do we get?
There is a 1 year warranty on workmanship. There is no reason for any concerns with the product breaking down or deteriorating. We have a small burner that has been in use for around 40 years with no signs of fatigue or failure.
We do not give the paint a warranty due to the manufacturers not giving us a warranty.