Hard wearing granite is the most suitable hearth material for solid fuel stoves and open fires. Our wide range of granite colours can be supplied polished as standard, or with a contemporary textured finish.
Sintered stone is also known as ultra-compact or porcelain and is perfectly suitable as a hearth material. Offering significant advantages over natural stone, these materials are non-porous, highly scratch resistant and come in a beautiful range of colours and finishes.
Black slate has traditionally been used as a hearth surface material for centuries. Our Black Italian Slate makes a stunning matt black hearth, although it should be noted that slate is much easier to scratch than granite.
Our beautiful Italian and Spanish marbles can bring a touch of real class to your living space. Although not practical for solid fuel use, marble can be used as a hearth material for gas and electric fireplace installations.
Everyone whom I dealt with at Ivett & Reed have been very professional. The finished fireplace looks amazing - if only all home improvements could be this trouble free.