Tag Archives: fireplace design

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, […]

How to convert a wood-burning fireplace to electric

While everyone loves the smell and crackle of a wood-burning fire, not everyone loves the mess of bringing wood into the house and building a fire. Especially here in the urban Greater Toronto Area, many homeowners just can’t be bothered. And yet, many of the homes here have a wood-burning fireplace, which was once considered […]

Fireplace Design 101: Wood Paneling

One of the most popular products in our  newToronto-area showroom is wood paneling. Since we covered several display walls in various wood products, we’ve gotten rave reviews. If you’re working on a fireplace design, or any wall that can use a little character, our Made in Canada wood paneling selection is a must-see. If the […]

Dimplex Ignite XLF50 Electric Fireplace Review

Dimplex Ignite XLF50 Electric Fireplace As electric fireplace specialists, we display all the best brands, side by side, in our Toronto-area showroom. 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 […]

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 […]