Mason-Lite Wood Burning Fireplaces - Mason Lite by Masonry Fireplace Industries

By: Mason Lite  09-12-2011
Keywords: fireplace, chimney, Wood Burning

Mason-Lite factory built masonry fireplaces are available in five different sizes of , , , and . Our is also available. These modular concrete fire boxes are the lightest in weight in their class with the highest heat resistant strength on the market. They meet or exceed all federal, state, and local construction building code requirements.

At half the cost and half the weight of traditional masonry fireplaces, Mason-Lite provides both value and convenience for builders and homeowners. Upper-floor masonry fireplaces are now possible because of Mason-Lite’s lightweight design. In addition, with its lightweight construction, Mason-Lite is easy to transport with lower costs for shipping and handling.

  • Lightweight construction with multiple firebox sizes available
  • Indoor/outdoor, wood burning and natural gas systems
  • Allowed for multi-story combustible floor installations
  • Superior thermal efficiencies with the highest resistance strength at 28 days
  • Complies with UL 127 & UL 103 chimney component standards
  • 10 year limited warranty
  • Heat resistant fire tested up to 1700 Degrees Farenheit
  • Less expensive shipping and handling costs
  • 50% cheaper than traditional hand-built masonry fireplace
  • Energy efficient with a wider heat radiant
  • Made in the U.S.A.
 
The Mason-Lite Fireplace System
 

Have you ever dreamed of the radiant warmth of a masonry fireplace in your bedroom? Or, do you dream of an outdoor fireplace where you can gather together with friends and loved ones?

Dreams can come true with Mason-Lite masonry fireplaces. Our factory-built masonry fireboxes are affordable, easy to handle, and consistent in quality. A masonry fireplace adds luxury and increases the value of your home. Start dreaming right now with our beautiful gallery of fireplaces.

*Fully assembled Mason-Lite firebox system.

 Wood Burning FAQs

Wood burning models:   MFP33, MFP39, MFP44, MFP49, MFP63.

Q: Is the fireplace safe to use?

A: Yes, it has been tested to Underwriters Laboratories, UL 127 Standard for safety. The fireplace is listed by PFS testing agency, ICC, (International Code Council) and quality control standards are used in manufacturing.

 Q: Can I install the fireplace on a wood floor?

A : Yes:  please use the required metal base under unit sold by MFI or use  CMU block.

Q: Do I have to install the outside air kit on the fireplace?

A: The local building code will tell you if this is required in your area. The fireplace will work without the outside air kit, although, it is more efficient to use outside air for combustion.

Q: Do I need firebrick inside the firebox?

A: Yes: MFI can supply firebrick panels for easy installation or a mason can lay firebrick inside the firebox.

Q: What type of chimney do I use on this fireplace?

A: The fireplace has been tested with both a masonry chimney, manufactured by MFI, or MFI listed metal chimney. The different models can use different diameter metal chimney that will fit almost all installation needs. When installed, the maximum overall height of the Mason-Lite fireplace is 80 feet. The minimum installation height is 14 feet, given that the chimney is straight. If the chimney is not straight, the minimum installation height is 17 feet.

Q: Do I need a log holder or grate in the fireplace?

A: Yes, you should use a grate to hold the wood in the firebox for better combustion and safety.   

Q: Can I install a mantel or decorative stone or marble on the front of the fireplace?

A: Yes. Just follow the installation instructions for safe installations.

Q: Can I install decorative gas logs in this wood-burning fireplace?

A: Yes. Follow the manufacturers instructions for safe installation and operation.

Q: Can I install a log lighter in the fireplace?

A: Yes. Follow the manufacturers instructions for safe installation and operation.

Q: Can I install a glass door on the fireplace?

A: Yes, Follow the manufacturers instructions and always have doors in the fully open position when using the fireplace.

Q: Can I install fireplace on upper levels floors of a building.

A: Yes with the lightweight design of MFI fireplaces will work on most applications. You must have a structural engineer determine the load limit of the flooring.

Q: Can I install a see-thru wood-burning fireplace?

A:  Yes. The MFPST43 You will need to install a chimney exhaust type fan in most installations.

Q: Can I install this fireplace outside?

A: Yes. It is listed for BOTH indoors and outdoors. 

Q: What are the minimum and maximum fireplace heights for the Mason-Lite fireplace?

A: When installed, the maximum overall height of the Mason-Lite fireplace is 80 feet. The minimum installation height is 14 feet, given that the chimney is straight. If the chimney is not straight, the measurement is 17 feet.

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