How big should my fireplace be?

In the world of gas fireplaces, the bigger the fireplace, the bigger the burner. The bigger the burner, the hotter the fireplace. For this reason, there’s a practical limit to ‘How big should my fireplace be?’ With electric fireplaces, the size of the unit doesn’t determine the heat output. Plus, they can be operated with […]

Electric fireplaces vs. gas: How much heat do I need?

DImplex 30" Revillusion electric fireplace

As electric fireplace specialists, we answer questions about ‘How much heat do I need’ all the time. We know there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to the topic of electric fireplaces vs. gas, especially when it comes to heat. To help you out, we’ve put together some guidelines. How much heat do […]

Best 3-sided Electric Fireplaces for 2020

In our Toronto-area showroom, we’ve been getting more frequent requests for 3-sided electric fireplaces. They seem to suit today’s open floor plans, with visible flames from more than one side. In response, electric fireplace manufacturers are working to fill this category with exciting new products. Below is our list of the Best 3-Sided Electric Fireplaces […]

Electric Fireplaces without Heat

dimplex opti-v

Contrary to what many people assume, most electric fireplaces have built-in heaters. Unlike their gas-fired counterparts, electric fireplaces may be operated without the heaters turned on. When the heater is turned on, the heat output may be controlled, often by a built-in thermostat. Even so, there are situations where people would prefer not to have […]