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Customers looking to add interest to a modern room may find our mantelpieces an attractive focal point. Choose from either our curvaceous H100 mantelpiece or solid linear H101 Mantelpieces. These mantelpieces can be utilized as fire surrounds, where their primary function is decorative. For added warmth electrical fires of 2 - 3 kW can be safely used. Please do not use gas or open fires with Orac mantelpieces.
Due to their light weight, Orac Mantelpieces only require glue to install. There is no need to pin as with plaster or wood mantelpieces. Plaster mantelpieces normally requires two people due to its weight, whereas installation of Orac Decor mantelpieces can be installed by just one person. Due to its lightweight Orac Decor mantelpieces can be installed on to any type of surface, including partitions and board.
Advantages of Orac Decor Mantelpiece
Orac Decor mouldings are installed in many exclusive worldwide developments. Examples include The Savoy, Hilton and Intercontinental.
60% of European continental builders now specify products which Orac Decor manufacturers and are increasingly being used in the UK.
Ready for immediate use: Orac Decor mantelpieces are available from stock for next day delivery. Plaster mantelpieces need to dry before installing; this can take up to two weeks. Wood mantelpieces need to be primed and undercoated. The glues used with Orac Decor cure quickly whereas plaster installation takes time to dry before finishing can commence.
Clean: Orac Decor mantelpieces only requires glue, perfect for refurbishment and new build projects. Plaster mantelpieces are dirty to install, creating considerable amounts of water and dust. Wood mantelpieces normally require nailing, filling the head dent and smoothing off. Refurbishments using plaster mantelpieces can problematic and damage the existing infrastructure.
Easy to install mantelpieces: Orac Decor mantelpieces due to their lightweight only require glue to install. There is no need to pin as with plaster or wood mantelpieces. Plaster mantelpieces normally requires two people due to its weight, whereas installation of Orac Decor mantelpieces can be installed by just one person. Due to its lightweight Orac Decor mantelpieces can be installed on to any type of surface, including partitions and board.
Time saving: Orac Decor mantelpieces can be installed much faster and easier, whereas installing plaster mantelpieces is a heavy and difficult job which takes time and additional skills.
Fast finishing: Orac Decor mantelpieces are pre-primed ready for the chosen final coat of paint. Orac Decor mantelpieces have a smooth surface which does not absorb paint, so only the final coat is required. Plaster mantelpieces do not come primed and require sealing. Plaster mantelpieces are difficult to paint as they do not have a smooth surface. Importantly plaster mantelpieces absorb paint and up to three coats are required. Wood mantelpieces need to be knotted, primed and undercoated first.
Detailed design features: Traditional plaster mantelpiece moulds tend to produce rounded detail. The steel moulds used for Orac Decor mantelpieces are very detailed and precise. The repeated use of plaster mantelpiece moulds rounds the detail whereas with Orac Decor mantelpieces the detailing is consistent.
Strong & shock resistant: Orac Decor mantelpieces are tough, hard and difficult to break. Plaster mantelpieces are easily broken and shattered. These issues are extremely relevant in both delivery and installation.
Developing cracks: Orac Decor 'Extra Fix' fuses the mantelpieces joints to produce strong joints. Plaster and wood mantelpiece joints move through drying and aging resulting in cracks in the mantelpiece lengths and joints.
Suitable in humid environments and exterior use: Orac Decor mantelpieces are impervious to moisture. Plaster and wood mantelpieces can take in moisture and so is less suitable for humid environments.
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