absorb the heat from the large rear windows. I was sceptical before we started but absolutely loved the feel under foot when completed. We found that people visiting the house loved to take their shoes off to feel the tiles.
With other projects we actually installed under tile heating coils so you could heat
heat up the tiles if you liked.
convective heat (hot air) versus radiant heat (which travels as light), so the area two feet above the fireplace opening is in very little danger, even without a mantel.
If you are trying to mount to an actual masonry fireplace, the trick is usually related to getting all of the wiring done.
blocks any heat that might escape the firebox. This TV is sitting on the mantel, but the plug and cable connection are behind the TV. In other applications, we just the screw the TV mount to the stone. Are you ever going to have blank stone with nothing on it over your fireplace? Probably not!
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