Category Archives: Fireplace Design

How to Convert a Gas Fireplace to Electric

As more homeowners become aware of the advantages of electric fireplaces over gas fires, we are increasingly being asked about how to convert a gas fireplace to electric. While we don’t do this work, we have been part of many projects where this is happening. Depending on what other work is going on in your […]

Traditional vs. Modern: What is the best electric fireplace for me?

When it comes to electric fireplaces, there are two distinct styles: traditional and modern. A traditional electric fireplace is generally more square in shape, and features logs, possibly with a grate. Sizes tend to be smaller than with modern fireplaces. A modern electric fireplace is generally long and linear in shape, and features loose media […]

The Best Electric Fireplaces for Condos and Apartments

High-rise buildings and other concrete and steel structures have unique challenges when it comes to adding a fireplace. Some luxury condos have added gas fireplaces, but they are rare. Generally, if you want a fireplace in a high-rise condo or apartment, you must consider an electric fireplace. While there are older mid-rise buildings that were […]

5 Best Cottage-style Electric Fireplaces

Who doesn’t love a visit to a cottage getaway?! Part of the appeal is gathering around the fire with friends and family, especially in the evenings. What do you picture when you think of a cottage-style fireplace? In our previous blog post, we gave an overview of 5 different cottage-style electric fireplace designs. Our focus […]

5 Ways to Create a Cottage-style Electric Fireplace

When it comes to designing a cottage-style fireplace, we can quote Charles Eames: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” What we put around the fireplace is as important as the fireplace itself. In fact, the wallcoverings and accessories may be even more important than the fireplace. ‘Cottage’ means different things to […]

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