From purchase to maintenance

Fireplaces with water jacket inserts

Fireplaces with water jacket inserts have both their supporters and their opponents. Buying them is much bigger an investment than let’s say buying a cast-iron or a steel fireplace. The cost of an insert itself amounts to between 3.000 zloty to 8.000 zloty while the cost of their surround depends on the type of a surround. A fireplace with a water insert is not a solution that suits every pocket.

Fireplaces with water jackets inserts, however, enable their users to lower heating costs, owing to a comparatively easy access and a low price of their fuel, in other words - wood. They look like traditional fireplace inserts but they do not heat the air directly, they heat water through central heating. The way they operate is similar to the one of an oven, because they produce hot utility water.

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A cast-iron or a steel fireplace?

Living room fireplaces should not only be resistant to big temperature changes but they should also be characterised by good water absorption. Those customers who decide on having a fireplace, face an enormous challenge. It is not enough to choose the right design that would complement your interior. Its heating capacity is equally important. Properly selected a cast-iron or a steel insert can heat a few rooms simultaneously.

Kominek żeliwny czy stalowy?

Choosing the right fireplace is not easy. There are at least three elements that count: its construction, its functionality and its cost-effectiveness. A fireplace insert has to be compatible with our fireplace and should meet our needs.

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Best fireplace inserts

A fireplace insert is the soul of every home, the function of which is to produce heat, which is distributed to every room. However, there is more to it than just warmth and design. That is why the choice of a suitable insert is so important. What type of an insert to choose in order to meet our expectations?

A fireplace insert is nothing more than a closed furnace equipped with a glass door and a smoke vent. Because of its function, it has to be characterized by the resistance to high temperatures for a prolonged period of time. Contemporary fireplace inserts are produced with the use of modern and innovative technologies and as such they both look good and they are safe.

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Copacabana is a multicoloured granite quarried in Brazil. This kind of stone is frequently used in kitchen and bathroom countertops production, as exterior and interior wall cladding and stone flooring. It can also be used to construct fountains, swimming pools, ścianka Cappi and many other projects. It is called Copacabana granite - Black Horse Granite.

The beauty of this stone speaks for itself, words are needless. We have this stone in our offer and you can have your kitchen or your bathroom made from this exceptional stone. You are more than welcome.

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Agate-semi-precious stone

Agate is an extraordinary stone. The beauty of this unique stone is the beauty concealed. This beauty is brought out during the process of cutting and polishing the stone, which makes it shimmer with exceptional and unique colours and sparkle with multidimensional microcrystalline layers. I would say: it is a naturally occurring mineral, the banded form of chalcedony in other words of silicon dioxide. Agate is tinged with natural pigments and with quartz. It is incredibly difficult to put into words how it is possible that one small piece of mineral has caused so much delight and has charmed so many people through centuries and has been a passion of jewellers and the object of envy of so many women.

Since the beginnings of the culture formation, agate has been considered a particularly precious stone, which has an extraordinarily magical power. Agate was used by simple folk as a remedy for treating numerous diseases and ailments as well as by artisans of decorative arts. St. Adalbert Holy Grail is the most famous example of agate application, already in the Middle Ages. The golden age of this unusual stone falls between 16th and 18th century, the Baroque period.

The picture depicts an agate slab, which is now available at Fainner. We are in the process of filling the first order for our most demanding group of Customers.

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Quartzgranite is formed by binding quartz (approximately 90%) with a bond made from polyester resin. Owing to this combination, we can obtain unique colours and patterns unparalleled to colours of any other stone. These materials are characterised by very strong resistance to stains from coffee, tea, oil, lemon or any other grocery products. They are problem–free. Quartzgranite is mainly used in the production of kitchen and bathroom countertops.

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Rich assortment of natural stone

Until recently, a popular view was that stonemasonry companies, which specialise in stone treatment, produce only memorials like monuments or tombstones. Luckily, this idea was thrown on the scrapheap. This was due to the increased use of natural stone in the construction industry. And yet, it is worth reminding that stone is one of the oldest building materials and its usage goes back to Ancient Times.

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Super kitchen worktops from alabaster stone

Kitchen worktops made from conglomerate. Recently, quartz conglomerate has revolutionised the stone industry. Its simplicity and its unusual durability makes this material a perfect alternative to granite and marble. This material, originating from Italy, is suitable for kitchen countertops. If you want to have a kitchen like this, visit us.

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Zakopiańska 56/29, Kraków
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P.U.H. FAINNER Mariusz Plewa
Lipnica Górna 39
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