How do you extend a hearth?
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Similarly, how far should a fireplace hearth extend?
Subsequently, question is, what is a hearth extension? The hearth extension is the noncombustible material in front of and at the sides of a fireplace opening. Hearths and hearth extensions are designed to prevent sparks from leaving the fireplace and igniting nearby combustibles.
Keeping this in view, does a hearth need to be raised?
The perimeter of the hearth should be clearly defined by either using a raised edge or by raising the level of the hearth in relation to the floor. The hearth should extend at least 150mm out from the stove at the sides and 300mm in front.
How big should a hearth be?
840 x 840mm