Category Archives: Construction

Residential Fireplace Construction

If you are thinking about residential fireplace construction in El Paso, you first have to know about the different kinds of fireplaces that are available to you. Currently there are three main different kinds of fireplaces that customers can choose from, electric, wood and gas ones.

Electric fireplaces enable its users to place the fireplace wherever they want. All that is needed with these devices is to place them near an outlet. And because they can be placed anywhere, they work great in apartments and condos. But the important thing to remember with electric fireplaces is that you will not getting the real feel of a traditional one. They do not produce any type of flame. So just keep that in mind with this type of fireplace. Wood fireplaces are the “real deal” but can be messy, smokey and there may be burn restrictions in certain localities. Gas fireplaces come in three different types. There are direct vented ones (can be vented through a wall or roof), top vented ones (require a chimney or vent)and ventless ones(expels exhaust into your home).

There are a couple of other options you will have with residential fireplaces (pellets and ethanol).But for the most part electric and gas fireplaces going to be your more popular choices.

If you would like more information about residential fireplace construction in El Paso, contact K.D. Scholten today. We are located on the west side of town at 7365 Remcon Circle, Suite A-106 or you can call us at 915.833.1452.

Standard Grills Vs. Built-In Grills

When the term barbecue grill construction is used, people tend to think that involves the assembly of a grill. But that is not what we are talking about here. What we are talking about is the construction of outdoor barbecue grills areas.

There are many ways that they grills can be constructed outdoors. One of the more popular ways that they are built is the island set up. Think of it just as an island area on the inside of your home. This kind of design is simple versus others outdoor construction features. There are no curves or angles, just a simple rectangle design. And the best thing about this design is that the person who is cooking can feel as though they are a part of the conversation. Other designs might make you feel isolation but this one keeps you in the conversation while you are grilling.

But the one thing you have to keep in mind with grill construction is durability. The design that encases the grill has to be able to withstand the outdoor elements. Since El Paso experiences a lot of sun and some wind, materials that can withstand these two weather elements are crucial. The purpose of your outdoor barbecue grill is to add something else to your yard. Another place to cook at and spend time with family and friends.

If you would like more information about barbecue grill construction in El Paso, contact K.D. Scholten today. We are located on the west side of town at 7365 Remcon Circle, Suite A-106 or you can call us at 915.833.1452.