If you’ve hoped for an evening like this, you may have a lot of questions about electric fireplaces and how well they work. Should you buy one? If so, which is the best electric fireplace? Here are some common questions and answers about this flexible home heating option.
An electric fireplace imitates a live, burning fire. Instead of flaming wood there’s a heating element. A forced air fan mechanism draws in the cool air from the room, heats it up and blows it back out as the warm air you enjoy. The system works by heating up the air that surrounds you.