With the arrival of Fall and cooler temperatures, a lot of households is in search of cozying up with their loved ones in front of a warm, crackling fire but simply cannot afford the time and cost of having a fireplace installed and/or don’t want to deal with the hassle of maintaining a gas or wood fireplace or simply do not have enough space. We have a simple yet effective solution: electric fireplaces.
Electric Fireplaces, logs, and stoves have increased in popularity over the last few years. Simplicity of installation and convenience in use are responsible for this resurgence.
Electric fireplaces provide the convenience of having a fireplace without the messy installation process or expense of a gas or wood fireplace installation; it does not require a chimney or other venting. Electric fireplaces also give you the option to operate the flame with and without the heat setting for all-year enjoyment.
Recent advances in technology have resulted in amazingly realistic flame simulation (LED electric fireplaces); in fact, it’s difficult to distinguish many electric fires from their gas or wood cousins. There can also be an environmental advantage to electric hearth products since no smoke or local pollution is spread. It is proven that an electric fireplace uses less energy and materials than traditional wood-burning and gas fireplaces, making electric fireplaces a very smart, very worthwhile green investment.
Whether your home décor is traditional or contemporary, there is a style of an electric fireplace that will area coordinate with the look. There are countless ways to dress up and install them, in additional, electric fireplaces come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles that will fit any room.
To help you create cozier moments and priceless cuddles with your loved ones this winter season, here are six different fireplace solutions with realistic flame effect. All these fireplaces are open for purchase in the U.S. market! For ease of use, no mess, and no unpleasant smell, an electric fireplace is the way to go. Feel free to choose what suits best for you!
Wall-Mount Electric Fireplace
When space is an issue every square foot counts.
With a wall mount electric fireplaces, you don’t have to worry about taking up more floor space. In fact, wall mount electric fireplaces won’t take up any floor space at all! Instead, they are easily attached to a wall and simply plugged into a nearby outlet. This is ideal for a small apartment, condo or cabin. A wall mount electric fireplace provides quiet, instant heat combine with eye-catching design that will definitely garner attention from guests, be it on the living room, dining area or even on our bathrooms.
Electric Fireplace Inserts
There are two designs for an electric fireplace insert. The first is a plugin insert, a four-sided box that exists as an entire electric fireplace unit. These units come in various sizes and can be installed in an existing masonry firebox or would become part of a mantel or media cabinet. The second design is an electric fireplace log insert that is inserted into an existing gas or wood fireplace. Because both of these electric fireplace inserts arrive pre-wired, they only need a standard electrical outlet for use. All you have to do is place the unit into the existing firebox and plug it in, which makes installation a breeze.
LED Electric Fireplace
Offer the warmth and appearance of a real fire without the mess and need for venting. These flame effects let you enjoy the ambiance of a real fire from any viewing angle. In fact, the flames are so realistic that your guests may be surprised to learn that your fireplace is electric!
Electric Fireplace TV Stand / Extra Drawers and Bookcases
Modern electric fireplace nowadays consider how to add utility a household can take from it, like those that are built with entertainment centers that accommodate today’s televisions and electric components. Installation is easy and can be as straightforward as plugging the unit into the nearest electrical outlet.
Electric Corner Fireplace
Many times the corners of rooms are unused, why not utilized it with a corner electric fireplace? Corner electric fireplaces can easily be installed into any corner of the house. Like wall mount electric fireplaces, these corner models come in different sizes and styles to complement existing furniture. Many corner fireplaces have mantels and surrounds that give the appearance of a built-in fireplace.
Free Standing Fireplace
Apartments and other small living spaces like condos, townhomes, and small single-family homes often don’t have built-in fireplaces, but many people don’t realize the variety of electric fireplaces and heaters that can fit perfectly into those compact areas. If limited floor space and heating multiple rooms are priorities, then consider a freestanding electric fireplace stove. Freestanding electric stoves allow you to enjoy extra warmth in the living room during the evening, and then simply bring the unit into the bedroom for extra heating all night long. These electric fireplaces are a great way to provide extra heat for a room up to 400 square feet.