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Are Electric Fireplaces Safe? Fireplace Safety Tips

Fire Safety Week is in October, which just happens to coincide with the start of fireplace season. It’s a good time to review the safety of all fireplaces. Below, we cover the basics of fireplace safety, and compare electric fireplaces to gas and wood-burning fireplaces. Fireplace Safety: Containing Sparks and Logs When we think of […]

The Best Family-Friendly Electric Fireplaces

Electric fireplaces are inherently family-friendly, more so than any other type of fireplace. As with wood-burning and gas fireplaces, the ambience of an electric fireplace creates a gathering place where friends and family are drawn together. However, there are additional features that make electric fireplaces even more family-friendly than gas or wood-burning fireplaces: The glass […]

The Best Electric Fireplaces for a Cold Canadian Winter

There’s no doubt that Canada has some of the coldest winter temperatures in the world. For most of us, the onset of cold winter weather has us spending more time indoors. Our thoughts turn to friends and family gathered around the hearth, watching movies or playing games, or enjoying a meal together. In winter, humans […]

Are Electric Fireplaces better than Gas? Part 1 – Safety

October brings Fire Safety Week in Canada and the U.S. With that in mind, we’re reviewing the safety benefits of electric fireplaces vs. gas or wood-burning fires. We get questions like “Are electric fireplaces safer than space heaters?” “Are electric fireplaces better than gas?” “Do electric fireplaces need to be vented?” All of these speak […]

Gas fireplaces vs Electric fireplaces – Which is better?

Not a day goes by in our showroom that we aren’t asked to compare gas fireplaces vs electric fireplaces. As more clients become aware of electric fireplaces, it’s only natural that they want to understand the differences of gas fireplaces vs electric fireplaces. Here is a summary of the major differences between gas fireplaces vs […]

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