Freestanding Wood-Burning Stoves With Versatile Designs

Wood-burning stoves started as heating appliances burning wood fuel or wood-derived biomass fuel. Today their functional has changed a little bit. They are still used for heating spaces in some cases but they also gained a decorative role, just like fireplaces. Their double function makes them very versatile. In addition, they come in several different types and numerous designs.

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Spaces with high ceilings can make the stove look quite dramatic

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There are suitable stove designs for modern decors as well
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Give the stove a central position in an open plan area
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If you prefer to save space, the corner of the room is a perfect location

Such stoves are great for creating cozy and inviting ambiances. For example, a wood-burning stove can often be seen in rustic homes as well as in cabins and winter retreats. But the diversity of designs and models also allows them to be included in modern decors. So whether you’re using them to heat up your home or just occasionally just for the ambiance, wood-burning stoves are very charming and there’s something about them that makes them quite unique and interesting.

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Take advantage of the stove and organize a cozy seating area around it
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Make the stove the focal point of the living room by giving it a central location
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Wood-burning stoves look very charming in rustic homes
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The versatility and diversity of designs allows such stoves to be used in any kind of décor
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Since the stove uses wood as fuel, you’ll also need a good storage space
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The porch is a wonderful place for a stove but it would have to be covere
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You can turn your stove into some kind of fireplace
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Although they’re usually black, stoves can also add color to a room
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Modern and contemporary homes usually feature stoves with interesting shapes

Because these stoves are multifunctional and so charming, they have been used for centuries. Even today, you can still see them in living rooms. They look lovely in the corner of the living room but if you truly want to take advantage of them you should place them in a more central area.

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