Twenty years I live in a house built once with their hands. Of course, then was folded up and the furnace, which three years later was covered with ceramic tiles with dimensions of 200X200 mm. And for seventeen years the veneer is quite securely held on the surface of the furnace. Moreover, in my life I had to decorate ceramic tiles hundreds of furnaces, and the tile itself random, different quality and format, but none of the owners never complained of facing: tile, Bouncing off the furnace even in those places where there is maximum surface temperature — in the region of the furnace.
We strongly recommend to do this for those who have not finished in my oven. Besides the fact that it takes the attractive and elegant appearance, it gets clearly warmer: baking in the lining holds heat longer, and it’s almost a third reduces the required amount of fuel.