What are the most energy-efficient electric fireplaces?

Electric fireplaces are by their nature, energy-efficient. The flames are created using LED technology, with very low power usage. In addition, the flames may be operated independently from the heater. This means that we can have flames without heat if we so choose. Heaters are responsible for most of the power consumption on electric fireplaces, […]

Who makes the best quality electric fireplaces?

Our clients ask this question frequently. They’ve done their research online, and then they want our thoughts as electric fireplace experts. We carry multiple brands in our Toronto-area showroom, so we do see the best and worst features of every model. However, when it comes to quality, there’s no simple answer. We look at quality […]

The best electric fireplaces for small rooms

When most people think of a fireplace, they imagine ambience and warmth. Ambience is right in any space, but the idea of overheating a small space is unappealing to most of us. For small spaces, one of the qualities that makes electric fireplaces superior to gas fireplaces is the lower heat output. In fact, with […]

Can an electric fireplace be used outdoors?

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If you have a covered porch, balcony, gazebo or backyard deck, you may have considered adding a fireplace to extend your outdoor season. If you have, then you may have wondered ‘Can an electric fireplace be used outdoors?’  The answer is ‘Yes!’ But you have to purchase an electric fireplace that’s tested and approved for […]

How to convert a fireplace to electric: Part 2

Electric Fireplace Design Idea Pictures

Once you’ve determined what type of fireplace you currently have, and you’ve taken measurements, it’s time to select an electric fireplace insert that meets your needs. (See Part 1 of this series to learn about the types of gas and wood-burning fireplaces, and how to take measurements.) Electric fireplace inserts to replace zero-clearance wood-burning fireplaces […]

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