Category Archives: Electric vs. Gas Fireplaces

Articles comparing electric vs. gas fireplaces.

How to convert a gas fireplace to electric

Once upon a time, in the 1960’s and ’70’s, everyone dreamed of having a wood-burning fireplace in their home.  Then, along came natural gas, and as it became more readily available, fireplace dreams changed to gas. Gas offered the beauty of a fireplace with the flick of a switch — no messy wood required. Now, […]

Electric Fireplace Mistakes you need to stop making

It’s only natural that consumers and home owners compare electric fireplaces to their gas and wood-burning counterparts. After all, those fireplace alternatives have been around longer than electric fireplaces. However, there are some big differences between electric and other types of fireplaces, and that leads to some common ‘electric fireplace mistakes’ that we hear about in […]

Gas Fireplaces vs. Electric Fireplaces

Homeowners love fireplaces. According to a 2013 survey by the National Association of Realtors in the U.S., 40% of buyers said they would pay extra for a fireplace. Of realtors surveyed, 70% said a home’s value would increase if it had at least one fireplace. The National Center for Real Estate Research discovered that a […]

Fireplaces & TVs: 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong

Fireplaces & TVs Don’t miss our Free ‘Fireplaces & TVs’ Event! Visit our showroom on Saturday, April 30 to speak to our experts about putting Fireplaces & TVs together.  We have the best electric fireplaces for the job, as well as the right brackets to mount your TV. You also won’t want to miss our custom cabinets that […]

Product Review: Dimplex CDFI1000P Optimyst cassette electric fireplace

Dimplex CDFI1000P Optimyst linear cassette As electric fireplace specialists, we display all the best brands, side by side. That gives us a unique opportunity to compare their features and benefits on a daily basis, with a lot of different clients. Our Product Reviews offer a snap-shot of electric fireplace products, to help in your decision-making process. In […]