Grate Expectations are approved suppliers and Installers of the entire DRU Fires range.
DRU are specialist manufactures of an extremely stylish range of balanced flue fires. The technology behind each and every fire is certainly top of the range!
We offer a vast range of Marble and Stone fireplace mantels, each is available in various Marbles and Stones & sizes. For full ranges you can download the fireplace brochures available or simply call our showroom and we can advise and send the right brochures to you. If you are looking for something a bit different please enquire about our bespoke design service.
Antique Marble Fireplaces
Antique original period marble fireplace unique features have been salvaged, repaired and fully restored by our in-house stone mason. These antique fireplaces simply must be seen in the flesh to really appreciate their beauty and craftsmanship. For more information such as dimensions and prices please contact the showroom. Download a Fireplace brochure.
Gas, Electric and Wood Burning Stoves offer high heating outputs with very authentic highly decorative fires. Available in traditional styles but also as wonderful contemporary features, that can be placed more dynamically in the home as free standing fires. With various flue options such as balanced flue versions, they can be used as a feature where there is no chimney. Download a Stoves brochure.Stoves
Hole in the wall fireplaces provide simplicity and a contemporary feature. They move away from the conventional style of the fireplace by being mounted above the floor level and onto the eye level when seated within a living space. Solid fuel hole in the walls add the robust and fantastic heat outputs of having a real fire but set into a cassette that is simple and clean cut. Download a Fireplace brochure.Hole in the wall gas fires
Inset and Insert Fireplaces are designed to improve the efficiency of your fire whether gas or solid fuel, Inset fires control the way the fuels are burned the heat can be maximised by convection or insulation, these types of fires can help you gain great heating performances and still achieve highly decorative features. Brochures are available to download or simply call our showroom and we can advise and send the right brochures for you.Inset & Insert Fireplaces
Welcome to Grate Expectations, a family run business, established in 1984...
We are the fireplace specialists who offer a full service from start to finish, please enjoy our site & contact us for a quotation or to receive expert advice. Our team of experts can assist you in making the right decision on a product that meets all your requirements along with all the necessary components needed to complete the full installation.
Want to see the fireplaces? Visit our showrooms displaying 100's of fireplaces with over 14 live working fires, demonstrations & expert friendly first hand advice.
We offer the complete package from start to finish, all the building work and installation is carried out by us, no sub-contractors are used.