Using Modern Indoor Electric Fireplaces
Electric fireplaces are easy to install, save on fuel, fit in small places and can deliver all the benefits of real wood-burning fireplaces without the mess. An electric fireplace can be a wise addition to any house. Electric fireplaces are now available both online and in retail stores, and can be an affordable, low-maintenance, and environmentally friendly alternative to a traditional fireplace. Electric fireplaces can complement any decorative scheme in apartments, condos, trailers and other homes that would not be able to accommodate a traditional fireplace, as they require no permanent construction. Most electric fireplaces are portable. Depending on the size and model purchased, an electric fireplace can be moved from room to room. If used sparingly, electric fireplaces can be an alternative heat source to a traditional electric heater without any additional cost. Some electric fireplaces also have a no-heat setting, allowing the look and ambiance of a fire without the heat emission during warmer weather.
Different types of electric fireplaces are available. Some electric fireplaces stand alone and have the same design as a wood burning stove or an older model electric heater. Electric fireplaces are available with accessories that duplicate the exact look of a traditional fireplace, including a mantel and walls. Other electric fireplaces are designed as logs or coals that fit inside of an already existing traditional fireplace and have a very realistic appearance.