Category Archives: About electric Fireplace

How Does An Electric Fireplace Work?

Imagine a winter evening in front of your safe, smokeless electric fireplace. You relax with your favorite beverage in clean, comfortable clothes, because you didn’t haul wood in from out back or get down on your knees to start the fire. You’ll never have to adjust the damper or get more fuel. You can change […]

Is an electric fireplace safe?

Safety is where the electric fireplace excels. Think of all the hazards associated with wood fireplaces. The risk of a house fire isn’t the only one. Children and pets can get burned simply by touching the glass. Unhealthy smoke can work its way into the house and bring along all the problems it carries. Problems such as pollution and particulates, substances that aggravate asthma […]

Do the electric fireplaces really heat a room?

Heating an individual room is what these fireplaces are made for. A forced fan unit can heat up to 400 square feet. Some infrared fireplaces can cover up to 1000 square feet. In other words, an electric fireplace has no problem delivering warmth to the average living room or den. However, an electric fireplace does a poor job of […]

What are the pros and cons of electric fireplaces?

Pros They are safer than gas or wood fireplaces. They don’t start fires, they don’t produce smoke and pollutants and they don’t get dangerously hot. Electric fireplaces are clean and odorless. You don’t have to worry about smoke getting into your clothes or your upholstery. They don’t have to be permanent. They can be used […]