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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 […]

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

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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

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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. […]

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 […]