There is enough contemporary design, technology and engineering skill to be found in Tulikivi fireplaces to provide material for hundreds of pages. We would, however, like to save you time by gathering together all the finest points of Tulikivi's fireplaces on this page. If you're considering buying a new fireplace, it's worthwhile reading these lines carefully.
A Tulikivi heat-retaining fireplace is a veritable powerhouse of heat. Soapstone seems born for the fireplace and Tulikivi is a magnificent soapstone fireplace. The magic of a heat-retaining Tulikivi fireplace is based on the excellent thermal conductivity and the heat retaining properties of soapstone. Together with its high specific gravity, these properties ensure exceptional heating efficiency and that heat will be radiated for a long period of time. Firewood burns quickly and efficiently in the firebox and the solid mass of the fireplace rapidly stores the heat. A couple of loads of wood are sufficient to heat any room and heat will be radiated for over 24 hours. A Tulikivi fireplace does not waste heat or wood like a normal stove or open fireplace, which have to be continually fed to keep the fire burning.
Tulikivi's Radiant Heat vs A Traditional Fireplace's Convection Heat
The heat from a Tulikivi fireplace is soft and gentle, it does not burn. You might not believe it, but there are different kinds of heat. The radiant heat generated by soapstone is pleasant and also efficient at warming a room. A Tulikivi fireplace emits heat evenly over the whole room, which remains pleasantly warm for a long time. The heat also feels lovingly soft. A Tulikivi fireplace will not burn the air leaving it dry and stuffy. On the contrary, the air will remain fresh. This is how radiant heat differs favorably from the harsh convection heat from a traditional stove. Because a Tulikivi fireplace is not short-tempered and fiery, you can even lean against the side of the fireplace and tap your fingers on it. Many people remember the nostalgic scent of a wood-burning Tulikivi fireplace - it's hard to put the feeling into words.
The soft radiant heat of a Tulikivi fireplace spreads evenly in the whole room and gently caresses people and objects in it with its warmth. The room temperature does not need to be high, so that the air remains fresh and easy to breathe. The temperatures in the picture are for guidance only.
The convection heat of a traditional wood stove rises towards the ceiling and the heat is concentrated around the stove. The heat is not retained in anything, but escapes through the chimney. The temperatures in the picture are for guidance only.
Tulikivi Features and Benefits
Soapstone is a dense, heat-resistant and solid material. Soapstone also has better heat retaining and thermal conductivity properties than other stones.
Soft, radiant heat is emitted for a long time, heating the room with warm air that is easy to breathe. It is soft and gentle and does not burn.
Tulikivi produces the most extensive collection of heat-retaining fireplaces on the market, including new fireplaces with clean, geometric lines from Finland's top designers. The collection is complemented by our custom-made fireplaces.
Tall, wide glass doors create a warm ambience. Air flows over the inside of the glass, keeping it clear. The doors open and close easily and silently.
Thanks to the contra-flow principle and the firebox solutions developed by Tulikivi, the energy contained in the wood is released efficiently throughout every heating. Therefore, a Tulikivi fireplace also burns clean and its emissions comply with the world's strictist norms.
Tulikivi offers modern production technology, skilled stoneworkers who take pride in their work, and dozens of years of experience in manufacturing fireplaces. Tulikivi has its ISO 9001 quality certificate and all Tulkivi fireplaces come with a five-year warranty.
Tulikivi fireplaces are delivered to your home completely ready for use; all you need to do is light the match. Installation is carried out by an authorized Tulikivi installer who has the accuracy and precision of a watchmaker.