Electric Fireplaces without Heat

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 […]

Best Electric Fireplaces for Condos

cube shaped 3 sided electric fireplace

Electric fireplaces are ideal for condos, where gas and wood-burning fireplaces are not available. But which electric fireplace models are best for condo apartments? In our experience selling electrics for almost 20 years, there are different considerations when purchasing fireplaces for condos vs. houses. Here’s a brief overview of our Best Electric Fireplaces for Condos. […]

Best Electric Fireplaces for Basement Heating

Basement renovations are a great way to gain extra space in your house. Ideally, when you renovate, you will improve the insulation and make the space warmer. However, if your basement is not as warm as you would like, an electric fireplace can be a great way to get additional heat. With so many options […]

The Most Realistic Electric Fireplaces – 2019

As electric fireplace experts, we have seen the products evolve over the past 15-plus years. They just get better and better in slimmer and slimmer footprints. However, the most realistic electric fireplaces in 2019 aren’t all new models – several have been around for years and have yet to be surpassed. Here is a breakdown […]

How to get the most realistic flames in any electric fireplace

In wall mounted electric fireplaces

It’s a question we hear every day in our Toronto-area showroom: Which electric fireplace has the most realistic flames? Realism, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The Dimplex Ignite series (shown above) is our best-selling group, because many customers believe that it has the most realistic flames. Other clients prefer the Napoleon […]