What are Omega Mantels made of?
We call it Cast Stone because 80% of the raw materials used in the manufacturing process are natural stone powder, mixed with some non-organic ingredients then poured into our specialized moulds.

Where are the mantels made?
Omega Mantels is distributes throughout North America. Our primary showroom and manufacturing plant is located in Woodbridge, just north of Toronto. Our skilled artisans and dedicated employees are always more than willing to work closely with builders, architects ,designers and Home owner in order to create that "timeless, unique" piece.

How long does it take to receive a mantel?
After your order is placed it usually takes less than two weeks. All Standard Sized Cast Stone Fireplace Mantels generally ship within 5 business days. Transit time varies between 2 and 7 days depending upon your location in the US or Canada. You will receive an email at time of shipment with tracking information.

How much is shipping?
Shipping is included within the continental United States and Canada.
Your shipment will be delivered (curbside) on a pallet. In order to move it inside, simply unpackage it and move pieces one by one.

How much does it weigh?
Our mantles typically weigh only 200-400 pounds, and can be installed by a crew of two people in half the time of a carved stone mantel.

Do I need to respect any clearance requirements for gas or wood burning fireplaces?
Our mantels are certified as a non-combustible, these products don't burn, even when exposed to a blow torch.
They also don't form hair line cracks or discolor under normal use. They can be used around any gas or wood burning fireplaces.

Are your mantles fireproof?
Our specially designed products are made from non-combustible materials that handle high temperature fireplaces without discoloration or cracking.
Yes, they are 100% fireproof, with zero contribution to flame spread measured by ASTM 136.

What should I use to clean and maintain my cast stone mantel?
Because our products are sealed at the factory, there is no regular maintenance schedule suggested or required. Just dust or vacuum the mantel as you would any other piece of fine furniture; this will not only keep the mantel looking like new, it should also handle most basic stains or smudge marks. For Finger print or shoe mark, the Magic sponge Mr Clean does a very nice job. 

What happens if the mantel is scratched or chipped?
Our cast stone mantels are very resistant to physical damage. Nevertheless, careless installation or other unexpected events can happen. In such cases, use the grout supplied with every mantel, to fill in any indentation; once the grout dries, it will blend in with the rest of the surrounding surface. Resealing may be required depending on the severity of the dent.

Can I paint a cast stone mantel?
Yes, you may paint a cast stone mantel, but only with non-combustible stove paints. Any other paint will start to peel quickly because of the heat.

Can I use other materials to fill in the opening?
Yes, you may choose any commonly used materials such as granite, marble, travertine, slate, ceramic tiles etc.; surrounds has a 3/4" reveal

Can your mantles be repaired if damaged?
Yes, Cast products were historically difficult to repair, but we developed products for just that situation. Many small scratches can be sanded away with 80-220 grit sandpaper much like marble. We always include a repair kit with instructions for minor chips and screw holes, including a blemish hiding compound. For larger problems we can send a repair professional, or talk you through it.

What is your Warranty?
OMEGA MANTELS warrants all of its products to be free from defect within accepted industry standards and will replace product if defective and manufacturer is notified of defect by purchaser within ten days of receipt of material.
OMEGA MANTELS makes no other warranties with respect to this product, express or implied. Manufacturer's liability shall be limited in all events to supplying sufficient product to repair or replace the specific defective units.
Acceptance and use of this product absolves OMEGA MANTELS from any other liability, from whatever source, including liability for incidental, consequential or resultant damages whether due to breach of warranty or negligence. Product must be inspected by purchaser prior to installation.
This warranty may not be modified or extended by representatives of OMEGA MANTELS, it's distributors or dealers.