Tag Archives: electric vs gas fireplaces

Is it cheaper to run a gas fireplace than an electric fireplace?

As electric fireplace specialists, we find ourselves doing a lot of myth-busting when it comes to gas vs. electric fireplaces. One of the most common misconceptions about electric fireplaces is the cost to run them. Because electricity is more expensive than natural gas for most of our customers, the assumption is that it’s cheaper to […]

Electric fireplaces vs. gas: How much heat do I need?

DImplex 30" Revillusion electric fireplace

As electric fireplace specialists, we answer questions about ‘How much heat do I need’ all the time. We know there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to the topic of electric fireplaces vs. gas, especially when it comes to heat. To help you out, we’ve put together some guidelines. How much heat do […]

Outdoor electric fireplaces vs. gas fireplaces

If you use your backyard regularly, you’ve likely considered adding a fireplace, especially if you live in a colder climate. Most people assume that an outdoor fireplace must be fueled by natural gas or propane. However, there are now electric fireplaces that are rated for outdoors.  When comparing outdoor electric fireplaces vs. gas fireplaces, many […]

Are electric fireplaces expensive to operate?

Are electric fireplaces expensive to operate? Of all the misconceptions about electric fireplaces, this is the most confusing for many people. In our part of the world, most homes are now heated with natural gas. Homeowners have been told for years that it is much more energy-efficient and economical to heat their homes with natural […]

How will an electric fireplace save me money?

How will an electric fireplace save me money? As electric fireplace specialists, we hear a lot of misconceptions about electric fireplaces when people visit our showroom. One of the most common is that electric fireplaces are expensive to operate. In fact, the opposite is true, so we want to address the question “How will an […]